DACA Scholars Scholarship: Open to undocumented students


DACA Scholars is a free mobile app that features scholarship opportunities for Latina/o students. You can learn more about what motivated Deyvid Morales, a fellow undocumented student, to create the app on this post. And if you haven’t downloaded this app on your phone, definitely check it out! This year, they are offering 4 scholarships to students who are pursuing a higher education (2 scholarships of $500 & 2 scholarships of $1,000 for the Spring 2017 semester). This scholarship opportunity is open to students nation-wide.

Here are the eligibility requirements:

  • Be an undocumented student (with or without DACA)
  • Be currently enrolled in 12th grade – Ph.D.
  • Be involved in local organizing efforts

If you meet the qualifications, please e-mail the following documents to: scholarships@dacascholar.com

– current high school or college transcripts
– a short essay (500 words) describing your immigration story and what you would like to accomplish with your education
– proof of activism (it can be an online article, news link, video, website, or pictures)

The deadline to apply is November 14, 2016

For more information, download “DACA Scholars” on your mobile device.


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