Scholarships can provide the most relief when it comes to continuing your education. Moreover, some scholarships come with advisors and professional development workshops. The scholarships here are for undocumented students in an array of disciplines.
TheDream.us helps more than "5,000 highly motivated DREAMers graduate from college." They partner with 75 Partner Colleges across the nation (in 14 states and Washington D.C.) to provide full aid. Additionally, each college has a Scholar Advsior that gives much needed guidance to first-generation, immigrant youth.
This is scholarship is specifically for students intending to enroll in a full-time program at CUNY as an undergraduate or graduate student. "Criteria for selection are academic excellence, financial need, and commitment to service in the immigrant and/or Mexican community in New York, without consideration of immigration status."
Ascend Educational Fund awards scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 to immigrant students and children of immigrants who are graduating from a New York City high school to attend public or private colleges and universities, regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status.
The HSF Scholarship is made to help students of Hispanic heritage to obtain their respective degrees. The scholarship is awarded for undergraduate and graduate school studies. The award is based on merit and range from $500-$5,000 then based on relative need among the Scholars selected.
Priority will also be given to students without DACA or other forms of immigration relief. Awardees will be selected based on community involvement, financial need, and commitment to the immigrant rights movement. A small emphasis will be placed on academic achievement. Recipients will be required to complete volunteer hours at NYSYLC throughout the summer. Awards range from $500 - $1,000.
The DVS Fund gives grants to students working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are given to those able to do academic work and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus & in the community. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, & others; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international anti-imperialist solidarity.
The CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar Intern Program helps students pursuing health-related careers receive scholarship funds as well as hands-on experience through a paid internship at a community-based health organization. The program creates a unique opportunity for financially needy students to take on what would otherwise be an unpaid internship and exposes them to the health care needs of underserved communities, all while receiving financial support for their education.
TThe Point Community College Program inspires LGBTQ community college students to fulfill their ambitions of attending a four-year college or university. Students accepted into the program will receive between $3,700-$5,000 in tuition scholarship, admissions counseling, coaching and financial education
Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution and will be selected based on criteria relating to the program's three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community-Mindedness.
This competive scholarship provides full aid and room and board at one of the organization's partner colleges. Once in the program, students will have access to mentors, internships and other personal and professional growth opportunities. This scholarship is for undergradute studies only.
QuestBridge is a powerful platform that connects the nation's brightest students from low-income backgrounds with leading institutions of higher education and further opportunities. They take a look at academic achievment, financial need, and personal circumstances.
Posse is one of the most comprehensive and renowned college access and youth leadership development programs in the US. Once a scholar, scholars are up into pre-collegiate, a campus program, and a career program. Upon graduation, many Posse alumni enter the workforce, while others pursue graduate degrees at leading institutions.