Scholarships for undocumented students with June and July deadlines

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At My (Un)Documented Life blog, we share up-to-date scholarship opportunities that are open to undocumented students.  To help you narrow your search, we have complied a list of scholarship opportunities with June and July 2016 deadlines:

[Deadline: 6/9/16] The Dream.US Opportunity Scholarship– TheDream.US recently launched their Opportunity Scholarship Program, which provides scholarships (for up to $80,000 over four years) to undocumented students with DACA or TPS who reside in “locked-out” states where they are either barred from attending college or required to pay out-of-state tuition.

[Deadline: 6/24/16] Dreamers without Borders– Opportunity for undocumented youth with DACA to travel to Mexico (most expenses covered) from December 7th, 2016 to January 3rd, 2017.

[Deadline: 6/30/16] Manos de Esperanza Scholarship– $500 to $1000 scholarships to support students who are pursuing their undergraduate education in California.

[Deadline: 6/30/16] Isac Amaya Foundation Scholarship– Three different scholarship opportunities (awards range from $1,250-$2,500) open undocumented students in Arizona who have to pay out-of-state tuition and are ineligible for government-funded scholarships.

[Deadline: 7/1/16] Migrant Farmworker Scholarship– Scholarships for students pursuing a college education who have worked in agriculture.

[Deadline: 7/15/16] Tangled Routes Story Competition– Share your story to be eligible to win prizes of up to $150.  This opportunity is open to individuals who identify as migrant or refugees, or whose life has been shaped in some way by migration.

[Deadline: 7/20/16] Opportunity to travel to Mexico– The California-Mexico Studies Center (CMSC) recently announced two new opportunities for undocumented youth with DACA to travel to Mexico for 21 days.  These opportunities are open to DACAmented folks regardless of the city/state they live in the U.S. You also don’t have to be a college student to qualify.

[Deadline: 7/30/16] Young American Dreamers Scholarship– Open to undocumented students in Florida.

[Deadline: 7/31/16] Platt Family Scholarship– This scholarship opportunity is open to undocumented students enrolled full time in a U.S. college or university during the Spring 2016 semester.

[Deadline: 7/31/16] IEIYC DACA Scholarship– The Inland Empire-Immigrant Youth Coalition (IEIYC) is an undocumented youth-led organization in California.  This year, they are awarding scholarships of $465 to undocumented young adults who reside in the Inland Empire and need help covering the costs of their DACA application.

Don’t forget to browse our entire Undergrad and Graduate School scholarship database.


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