List of Scholarships that are exclusively for Rio Hondo College students. We highly encourage you to apply! Click here.
List of Scholarships that don’t require proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency. Click here.
Extensive list of scholarships including many that do not inquire immigration status or require a valid social security number. Click here.
SALDEF is a national Sikh American media, policy, and education organization. Our mission is to empower Sikh Americans by building dialogue, deepening understanding, promoting civic and political participation, and upholding social justice and religious freedom for all Americans. Click here.
Employee Resource Groups offer scholarship opportunities for individuals who are pursuing higher education. Click here.
10,000 Degrees provides scholarships to individuals with significant financial need who exhibit a strong desire to go to college, and who have the perseverance necessary to graduate from college and accomplish their educational goals. Click here.
Each year the Chicana Latina Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to Latina college students, valued at $1,500 dollars each. Click here.
As the nation’s largest provider of college financial aid to Latino students, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund offers a diverse range of scholarship programs, including Gates Millennium Scholars. Our aim is to provide you with the information and resources you need to achieve success. ¡Surety! Click here.
The only all-encompassing resource for assisting Latino students and their families in choosing schools, finding funding, and succeeding in college. The website aims to not only provide links to resources but also to answer any college related question in Spanish or English that students might have. Click here.
Not all scholarships will explicitly call for “undocumented” students – they may require students to have a specific status such as DACA, AB 540, etc. Some scholarships may not even ask about immigration status or citizenship, so you may qualify for those scholarships if you are currently undocumented. Click here.
We offer two scholarships. The National Scholarship is for high school or community college graduates. The Opportunity Scholarship is for students who live in targeted, locked-out states where they cannot get in-state tuition. Your eligibility for both is based upon where you live. Click here.
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. Click here.
Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarships
The purpose of this scholarship is to serve as a living tribute to Frank Kazmierczak, a long time migrant educator, by offering an annual award in the amount of $1,000 for post-secondary scholarship assistance to a migrant student who wishes to pursue a career in teaching. The deadline for this scholarship is annually by February 1. Click here.
Gloria Mattera National Migrant Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the Gloria Mattera National Migrant Scholarship Fund is to assist financially those migrant youth who have the potential and the desire to further their education to achieve their personal and career goals. Eligible applicants must be entering or enrolled in college or other types of post-secondary programs, high school dropouts or potential dropouts. The Scholarship fund gives migrant youth across the country a chance to make choices regarding their careers and futures through grants in the amount of up to $250. The deadline for this scholarship is annually by April 15. Click here.
Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers
Funded by a bequest from Berrien Fragos Thorn, creative arts scholarships have been initiated in order to foster and encourage the creative talents of individuals with a history of migration to obtain work in agriculture. Eligible applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in one of the following disciplines. The deadline for this scholarship is annually by June 1st and November 1st. Click here.
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to a deserving student with a history of migrating for employment in agriculture who has successfully completed one year of college. This support will cover expenses beyond what the youth is entitled to in federal/state and other scholarship assistance. This scholarship is designed to assist the youth in obtaining a baccalaureate degree without being encumbered with substantial debt. The deadline for this scholarship is annually by July 1st. Click here.
Jean DeGrace Crandall Memorial Scholarship Fund
The purpose of this scholarship is to serve as a memorial to Jean DeGrace Crandall, educator and friend to the migrant community, by offering an annual award in the amount of $2,000 for post-secondary scholarship assistance to a migrant farmworker or child of a migrant farmworker from Mexico with a history of migration to Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, or Westchester Counties in New York State. Though not required, but because of Jean’s personal interests, preference will be given to a student with a demonstrated interest in traditional Mexican art and culture. The deadline for this scholarship is annually by April 1st. Click here.
Scholarships are limited, so we encourage DACA recipients to take advantage of any support in their community, including from family and friends. DACA recipients facing financial hardship should ASAP. MAF may exhaust funds due to high demand, but we will continue to fundraise from foundations and individual donors. We will make sure to update our website if funds are exhausted and will likely shift to offering zero-interest renewal loans nationally.
Unfortunately, DACA recipients who have already applied for renewal are not eligible to be reimbursed through this scholarship. Click here.
Scholarships can be difficult to find, particularly for Asian Pacific Islander students that don’t know where to start looking. Asian Pacific Islander students come from wide-ranging backgrounds and have varying interests, all of which can play a role in determining which scholarships they’re eligible for. Interestingly, many API students are concentrated in a small percentage of schools. By widening the range of institutions, they look at and the scholarships available, students could find an affordable way to earn a college degree. This guide will help show Asian/Pacific Islander students where they should look to receive additional financial aid, as well as support in the event of discrimination. Click here.
This year, we will recruit and train 1-2 new young immigrants to participate in our two-year Community Engagement Fellowship program. Our Community Engagement Fellow will lead our Community Engagement efforts in Contra Costa County with support and mentorship from our staff and second-year Community Engagement Fellows. To apply click here.
We believe that young people with personal knowledge and a direct connection to the undocumented experience are the most inspiring and effective messengers and trainers. We are eager to bring on an undocumented young person, who is committed to pursuing a career in educational access, to join our Higher Education team. The Higher Education Fellow will strengthen our efforts to elevate and increase institutional support for undocumented students at California colleges and universities. To apply click here.
E4FC’s Immigration Law Fellows are essential to our program’s mission. Immigration Law Fellows provide support to undocumented young people nationwide through our Dreamer Intake Service (intake.e4fc.org), a free online immigration screening tool. To date, we have served more than 2,500 undocumented young people through this valuable service. To apply click here.
The E4FC Technology Fellowship provides a meaningful training in technology used by nonprofits. The Technology Fellow will have an opportunity to get hands-on experience in the implementation of E4FC’s in-house technology tools and platforms.Specifically, he/she will be involved in: