Resources for Undocumented Students
Links for more information:
- Relevant Federal & State Legislation
- Two and Four Year College Advising Guide For Undocumented Students
- Questions Undocumented Students Should Ask about College and Financial Aid
- Check out the series of "UndocU videos" on YouTube for further information on applying for DACA, UndocU-friendly colleges, tips on completing the Common Application and the Dreamers movement.
- A 2018 list of colleges and universities providing need-based aid and merit aid to undocumented students. Please verify the need-based and merit aid policies directly with each college.
Undocumented students may apply for many of the local and national scholarships found on the Naviance Scholarship page or the local scholarships listed in Naviance. Look for those that do not require U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency. You can also apply for merit scholarships at most colleges. Below are several additional resources listing scholarships specifically for undocumented students.
- Anhelo Project, Dream Scholarship
- Dennis De La Rosa (DDLR) Scholarship
- Dreamers & Allies Run Scholarship
- Dreamers Road Map Scholarships
- Illinois Latino Council For Higher Education (ILACHE) Scholarship
- Immigrants Rising Scholarships
- Immigrants Rising Resource list
- Que Llueva Café Scholarship
- Scholarships Available Regardless of Immigration Status
- Selected Funding Opportunities Open to Non-U.S. Citizens
- The Dream U.S. National Scholarship
- The Dream U.S. Opportunity Scholarship
- The Golden Door Scholarship
- College Greenlight Scholarship List