By CAROLINA VALDIVIA
The Orange County Immigrant Youth United recently opened its 2015 scholarship program! Since 2011, OCIYU has provided $11,500 in scholarships. They are one of few nationwide scholarship programs that is by, and for, undocumented youth!
DEADLINE: Monday February 16, 2015 by 5:00pm (Early submission is encouraged)
Scholarship awards available:
- $500: Continuing College, Vocational School, or Graduate School
- $250: Graduating High School Seniors or GED Program Graduates attending college or vocational school in Fall 2015
To apply, you must submit:
- A completed application form
- Personal statement
- Proof of current enrollment in school.
For more information, the application form, and frequently asked questions please visit their official website: “Apply to OCIYU’S 2015 Scholarship for Undocumented Students”
There is also information on their official website about donating to their scholarship fund!