8 Scholarships for Undocumented Students!


As a college student, you know how expensive paying for school can be. But as an undocumented student it is even harder. Are you an undocumented student striving for your education? Are you looking for scholarships that are open for you, or maybe someone you know?

It’s a common misconception amongst undocumented students that scholarships are only for students with citizenship but that’s simply not true.

In addition to private scholarships, many colleges have scholarships and grants for undocumented students so contact your college today!

Check out the following list of scholarships for undocumented students.

Becas Univision 2016 Scholarship

Application Opens: January 1, 2016

Application Deadline: March 30, 2016 Available to: High School graduating seniors; Undergraduate (including community college Transfers) and Graduate students Award Amount: $500-$5,000

Website: https://univision.hsfts.net/#/

Dream Summer 2016

Application Opens: Please contact organization

Application Deadline: March Available to: Individuals age 18-24

Award Amount: $5,000

Website: http://www.labor.ucla.edu/what-we-do/dream-resource-center/dream-summer/dsapplicants/

Ascend Educational Fund Scholarship

Application Opens: December 1, 2015

Application Deadline: January 30, 2016 Available to: High School graduating seniors

Award Amount: $2,500-$20,000

Website: http://ascendfundny.org/scholarship/2015-application-info/

OCIYU 2016 Scholarship

Application Opens: March 1, 2016

Application Deadline: Please contact organization Available to: High School graduating seniors; Vocational, Undergraduate (including community college Transfers), and Graduate students

Award Amount: Varies

Website: http://www.ociyu.org/resources/ociyu-scholarship/

Casa 2 Scholarship

Application Opens: Please contact organization

Application Deadline: February Available to: High School graduating seniors; Vocational and Undergraduate (including community college Transfers) students

Award Amount: Varies

Website: http://ltacasa2.webs.com/scholarships.htm

Que Llueva Café Scholarship

Application Opens: Please see website

Application Deadline: February 27, 2016 Available to: High School graduating seniors

Award Amount: $500

Website: http://www.ca-core.org/que_llueva_cafe_scholarship_program

The Andrés y María Cárdenas Family Foundation

Application Opens: Please contact organization

Application Deadline: March Available to: Please see website

Award Amount: $500

Website: http://cardenasfoundation.org/apply

The Fountainhead Essay Contest

Application Opens: Available

Application Deadline: April 29, 2016 Available to: High School juniors and seniors

Award Amount: Varies

Website: https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#

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