Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students

(Last updated on March 2017)


We are continually expanding this list and featuring scholarships with approaching deadlines so be sure to return to this page periodically.

[Deadline: 3/31/17] Chicana Latina Foundation Scholarship– This is a $1,500 scholarship opportunity open to Latina college students living in California.

[Deadline: 4/1/17] IRT Summer Workshop– The summer program includes lectures, writing conferences, films, and presentations. Students also prepare for the GRE and begin to work on their statements of purpose. Summer workshop participants receive a $1,200 stipend, travel expenses (for those traveling by plane or train), and room and board. This opportunity is open to undocumented students.

[Deadline: 4/1/17] Davis-Putter Scholarship– This $10,000 scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students who are active in social justice movements.

[Deadline: 4/19/17] DreamSF Fellowship– This opportunity is open to immigrant youth regardless of their immigration status. Fellows receive a stipend of $8,400 over the duration of the program as well as a monthly transportation stipend.

[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.

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