Scholarships for Undocumented Students

[Deadline: 11/30/16] Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship– This scholarship is open to undocumented high school students graduating in Spring 2017. It provides up to $40,000 per year (plus opportunities for internships, study abroad, graduate school funding, and more

[Deadline: 12/1/16] Golden Apple Scholarship– Golden Apple Scholars who enter the program out of High School receive up to $23,000 in scholarships and stipend funds, paid summer institutes, academic support, job placement assistance, and ongoing mentoring.  This opportunity is open to undocumented high school students with DACA in Illinois.

[Deadline: 12/4/16] Google Lime Scholarship– Scholarships are open to undocumented students with disabilities. Students will be awarded based on the strength of their academic background and demonstrated passion for computer science – $10,000 for those studying in the US and $5,000 for those studying in Canada (based on tuition costs).

[Deadline: 12/11/16] Science Ambassador Scholarship– This is a full tuition (for up to four years) scholarship opportunity for a woman who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or math.

[Deadline: 12/15/16] CES Dissertation Fellowship– The center is offering dissertation fellowships of $25,000 to support graduate students whose research advances progressive values.

[Deadline: 12/12/16] LEDA Scholars Program– This program supports students over a six year trajectory so that they can apply to and thrive in selective colleges. It is open to undocumented high school juniors with DACA.

[Deadline: 12/31/16] Student Education and Leadership Fund Scholarship– This $6,000 scholarship opportunity who live in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia and who will have graduated from high school by July 1, 2017.

[Deadline: 12/31/16] USHLI Scholarship– Students attending or accepted to an accredited undergraduate four-year institution are eligible for a $1000 scholarship. Students attending or accepted to an accredited undergraduate two-year institution are eligible for a $500 scholarship.

[Deadline: 1/26/17] Microsoft Scholarship– This scholarship opportunity is for students who are interested in pursuing studies in Computer Science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines.

[Deadline: 1/30/17] Point Foundation Scholarship– Undocumented LGBTQ students in community college, 4-year universities, or graduate school programs are eligible to apply.

[Deadline: 2/1/17] Dream.Us Opportunity Scholarship– This scholarship covers students’ tuition, fees, and on-campus housing and meals at one of their Partner Colleges (up to a maximum of $80,000 for a bachelor’s degree).

[Deadline: 2/28/17] Institute for Humane Societies PhD Scholarship– This is a $1,500 scholarship opportunity open to undocumented doctoral students.

[Deadline: 3/8/17] Dream.Us National Scholarship– This opportunity covers students’ tuition and fees (up to a maximum of $12,500 for an associate’s degree and $25,000 for a bachelor’s degree), at one of their Partner Colleges

[No deadline] Fee waiver for the LSAT– Fee waivers are available for undocumented students with DACA who are unable to pay for the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT)

[No deadline] Fee waiver for the MCAT- Fee waivers are available for undocumented students with DACA who are unable to pay for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT).

[No deadline] IHS application fee waiver– The IHS recently announced their PhD Application Fee Waiver program, which provides awards of up to $300 to help students apply to graduate school programs.

[No deadline] CUNY Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute DACA Grants– The Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute at the City University of New York (CUNY) recently announced that they will be offering DACA grants to undocumented young adults who need to renew their DACA.