Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students

(Last updated on June 2017)


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

[Deadline: 6/30/17] Winter 2017 California-Mexico Dreamers Study Abroad Program– This program will place in the Mexico City-Cuernavaca area from December 22, 2017 to January 14, 2018. It is open to DACA recipients.

[Deadline: 7/5/17] CARECEN Winter 2017 Educational Exchange Trip to El Salvador– This is an educational exchange trip to El Salvador. The program runs from December 26, 2017 to January 15, 2018. This opportunity is open to individuals between the ages of 20-35, including: DACA recipients, TPS beneficiaries, permanent residents and U.S. citizens.

[Deadline: 9/1/17] Immigration Lawyers Scholarship– This is a $1,000 scholarship opportunity open to foreign born students, and children of foreign born students (with or without lawful status) pursuing a post-high school education.

[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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