Other Private Scholarships Open to Dreamers
Other Private Scholarships Open to Dreamers
- Abott & Fenner Scholarship: The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution. To apply for this scholarship, you will need to write an essay between 500 and 1000 words. For more information, visit: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php
- Golden Door Scholars Scholarship: The Golden Door Scholars Scholarship is a selective scholarship program that provides scholarships for graduating undocumented seniors or first-year community college students. For more information, visit: https://www.goldendoorscholars.org/
- "Hit the Books" Scholarship: Eligible students will be aged 18-25 and enrolled in an accredited college or university. Candidates will have the opportunity to compete once in January and again in September for the scholarship but will only be eligible to win the scholarship once. The "Hit the Books Scholarship" will award one student up to $500 dollars to be used for educational books and materials. In order to be considered for the scholarship, candidates should submit an essay of no more than 500 words on the subjects of the importance of education in their lives and how the scholarship money will assist the students' goals. For more information, visit https://www.coffeeforless.com/pages/scholarship
- Scholarship America Dream Award: Scholarship America’s Dream Award is a renewable scholarship fund for students in their sophomore year and beyond — with growing, renewable awards that help ensure talented students can afford to complete the degree programs they’ve started. For more information, visit: https://scholarshipamerica.org/dreamaward/
- Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship: This scholarship is for incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate at a two-year community college or four-year college/university in the 2018-19 school year. The applicant can be of any ethnic heritage, but they (or their parents) must be employed at an Asian-owned or Asian cuisine restaurant. The applicant must also demonstrate that they are involved in community advocacy and social justice work on behalf of Asian American, immigrant, gay and lesbian and/or other progressive causes. For more information, visit the Asian Pacific Fund’s website (http://asianpacificfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships/apply-for-scholarship/).
- The DREAM.US Scholarships: TheDream.US is the nation’s largest college access and success program for DREAMers. They believe that all that DREAMers need is an opportunity. They provide DREAMers with financial support to attend one of our Partner Colleges, committed to their college completion. To learn more about their scholarship, visit: http://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/.
- The Hispanic Scholarship Fund: The scholarship is open to high school seniors, undergrads, students transferring from community college to four-year universities, and graduate students. US citizens and permanent legal residents can apply. This is open to DACA and other eligible non-citizens. For more information, visit: https://www.hsf.net/
- 2018 Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest: The Lincoln Forum recently announced this year’s scholarship prize essay contest. Prizes are as follows: $1500 for 1st prize; $750 for 2nd prize; $500 for 3rd prize. This opportunity is open to students who are enrolled full time in a U.S. college or university during the Spring 2018 semester. Please note that as posted on their website, “you do not have to be an American citizen, but you do need to be attending an American college or university during the eligibility period.” For more information, please visit: https://mydocumentedlife.org/2018/06/07/2018-platt-family-scholarship-open-to-undocumented-students/
- 2017-2018 E4FC Undergraduate Scholarship List (lists scholarships that DO NOT require proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency).
- 2018-2019 MALDEF Scholarship Guide
- 2018-2019 MSU-Denver Scholarship & Resource Guide for Dreamers
- Los Angeles Immigration Lawyers Scholarship: The Law Offices of Joshua L. Goldstein, P.C. are offering a $1,000 scholarship to an immigrant student pursuing a post-high school education. This scholarship opportunity is open to foreign born students, and children of foreign born students (with or without lawful status). You do not have to be from LA or the state of California to apply. For more info, visit: https://immigrationlawyerslosangeles.com/beverly-hills-immigration-lawyers-scholarship-2018/