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United Advocates for Immigrants & Refugees

UAFIR is a organization looking to find equity in education and business for undocumented students by providing resources such as networking events, legal workshops, civic engagement, and career readiness programs.
 
 "Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself." – John Dewey

Financial Aid/Scholarships

 

 
Scholarships for Undocumented/DACA Students
 
 

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program

 
Amount:Varies
Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation's college and university
faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois

Amount:$23,000
Created in 1988 by the award-winning teachers of the Golden Apple Foundation, the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program recruits and prepares a rich ethnic diversity of bright and talented high school graduates for successful teaching careers in schools of need throughout Illinois.

Golden Door Scholars

Amount:Varies
Golden Door Scholars and organizations like us provide hope for the 1.2 million undocumented youth in the U.S. Since 2013, we have awarded college scholarships to 45 exceptional students from an applicant pool of over 2200 students. Golden Door Scholars provides scholarships for DACA and TPS students. Students may be high school seniors, recent high school graduates or current college students. Preference will be given to high school graduates from states that require undocumented students to pay out-of-state tuition.

Contact
Nishtha Sharma
1101 Red Ventures Drive
Fort Mill , NC 29707
704-499-9083

Latino Resources College Scholarship Fund

Amount:$2,000
The Latino Resources College Scholarship Fund was launched in 2014 as a responsive Latino student success initiative. Through the Latino Resources College Scholarship Fund monetary awards are made to exceptional Latino college students in order to support increased Latino college completion rates. Latino students who are pursuing college education goals at a two-year community college, vocational school, four-year university - as well as graduate students - are invited to apply for our competitive scholarship awards. This program invests in Latino students who demonstrate academic excellence, civic engagement, leadership and financial need. This student success initiative is aligned with the mission of the Latino Resources nonprofit organization and its commitment to connect Latinos to resources, services and educational programs that promote active Latino civic participation within their respective communities.

Eligibility:
-Must be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident, or meet the criteria for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) Approved Students
-Must have a permanent residence within Cook County, Illinois
-Must have applied to or be enrolled as a full-time student in a college, university, or graduate school, including 2-year colleges, or vocational schools that lead to an associate's degree, certification, or licensure

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Contact
Dr. Elena Garcia Ansani
2100 Ridge Avenue
Suite G203
Evanston, IL 60201
847-675-0075

 

OCIYU Scholarship for Undocumented Students

Amount:$500

OCIYU fundraises year-round to provide one of the few nationwide scholarship awards programs managed by undocumented youth for undocumented students. The scholarship is only open to undocumented students living in the United States. Whether you live in Orange County, Texas, Rhode Island, or anywhere else in the U.S., are undocumented, and are attending college next fall, this scholarship is for you.

The number of scholarships awarded varies depending on the amount of funds raised during any given year. Recipients will be announced in early summer and will receive their scholarship award before the start of the fall semester.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Contact
Scholarship Committee
1905 E. 17th St.
219
Santa Ana, CA 92705
916-936-2498
 

PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship

Amount:$5,000
The PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship Fund is awarding scholarships to students of Latino descent who are
beginning or continuing their studies at a higher education institution. The fund provides financial assistance to
qualified Latino/a students in an effort to promote academic success. PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship
Fund Recipients will be honored at the annual Si Se Puede Gala presented by the Cesar Chavez Foundation. Award
recipients will be required to complete 30 hours of service to the Cesar Chavez Foundation within 12 months of
award. 

Eligibility:
-Applicant must be an incoming or continuing full-time undergraduate student at any education institution for the upcoming academic year
-Must be a U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, undocumented, DACA or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
-Applicant may only receive award once
-Applicant's immediate family members are not eligible for award within 12 calendar months (e.g. siblings, parents, or children)

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Contact
Brianna Fimbres
1655 E. California Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93307
661-221-2462
 

Support Creativity Graduate Scholarship

Amount:$1,000
Design something creative that illustrates your passion for your specific creative field. This can be done in absolutely any medium (drawing, painting, animation, digital media, film, etc.) Submit an essay that explains this piece of work. Also, make sure to express why you should receive this scholarship and any financial hardship that you may be going through. It can be as long as you want and [...] More
 

The Anhelo Project Dream Scholarship

Amount:Varies
The Anhelo Project is a not-for-profit organization that consists of a group of student leaders and professionals from various educational institutions and community-based organizations in Chicago. Our goal is to support undocumented students, who despite growing up in the United States and earning a high school diploma, continuously face challenging roadblocks when pursuing a post-secondary [...] More
 

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund College Scholarships

Amount:$5,000
HSF/ General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage in obtaining a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to graduating high school seniors, community college transfer students, undergraduate students and graduate students. Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage and have a minimum of 3.0 GPA for high school students. A minimum of 2.5 GPA for college and graduate students. Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited not-for-profit, four-year university or graduate school during the fall of the scholarship cycle year. U.S. Citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Contact
Scholarship Director
1411 W. 190th Street
Suite 700
Gardena , CA 90248
310-975-3700

 

TheDream.US Community College Graduate Scholarship

Amount:Varies
The Community College Graduate Scholarship is available to community college students with demonstrated financial need who have earned their associate's degrees and seek to complete their bachelor's degrees at one of our four-year Partner Colleges. Students who are currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program are not eligible. Scholars are selected from a nationwide pool of [...] More
 

TheDream.US First Time College Student Scholarship

Amount:$25,000
Scholarship Description
The TheDream.US First Time College Student Scholarship is available to high school seniors or high school graduates with demonstrated financial need who are first-time college students and seek to earn a career-ready associate's or bachelor's degree at one of our partner colleges. Students who are currently enrolled in college are not eligible. Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, demonstrate significant unmet financial need and be DACA or TPS eligible to apply. 

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Contact
Scholarship Committee
855-670-4787

Contact founder, co-founder, members etc..

Angel Rubi- Founder of UAFIR
Email (CPS)- arubi1@cps.edu