Scholarships for Undocumented Students

The following scholarships are open to students who are undocumented, DACA-eligible, or hold DACA status. Some of the scholarships are specifically for undocumented students, while others are open to all students, no matter their citizenship.

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecther
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2021 extended to June 22, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students and college undergraduates who are under the age of 25. Applicant must submit a 3-6 minute short film that raises awareness about critical issues affecting women and girls around the world OR propose solutions to critical challenges faced by women.

Green Is Film Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecther | Ian Somerhalder Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2021extended to June 22, 2021
Description: Contest is open to students in 8th grade, high school, and undergraduate studies. Applicant must submit a 3-6 minute video on a girl who is greening up the world.

WIA Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Women in Aerospace Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: June 22, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to female students of any citizenship or nationality who are rising college juniors or seniors and have an interest in a career in the aerospace field and pursuing a higher education degree in engineering, math, or science.

First in Family Humanist Scholarship; Freedom From Religion Foundation Forwards Freethought Scholarship
Sponsor: Black Skeptics Los Angeles | Freedom From Religion Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: June 25, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students of color who identify as agnostic, atheist, humanist and/or secular. Preference will be given to students who are first in their families to go to college and students who are (or have been) in foster care, homeless, undocumented and/or LGBTQ are encouraged to apply. Applicant must provide an admission letter to a two or four-year college.

Little Bird Scholarship for LGBTQI Immigrants
Sponsor: Stonewall Community Foundation
Amount: Up to $18,000
Closing Date: June 25, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate rising juniors and seniors who are both LGBTQ or intersex and undocumented immigrants, including refugees and individuals seeking or granted asylum. Applicant must be enrolled at an accredited, nonprofit school in New York City.

Earnest Scholarship
Sponsor: Earnest
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled, or soon to be enrolled, as a full-time student at a Title IV accredited, not for profit U.S. college or university for the Fall 2021 semester. Applicants can be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or DACA students.

Illustrators of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2021
Description: Contest is open to new and amateur artists who have not been professionally published and paid for more than three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public.

Take Charge of Tomorrow Scholarship
Sponsor: Jurewitz Law Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from San Diego, California who have at minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to standing up against the odds.

ABC Humane Wildlife Academic Scholarship
Sponsor: ABC Humane Wildlife Control and Prevention, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current female college students studying or planning to study the fields of science, engineering, mathematics, or technology. Applicant must submit an essay on why they are passionate about STEM.

Phyliss J. McCarthy Scholarship for Excellence in Writing
Sponsor: LearnCurious
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: July 23, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. and international students who are rising high school juniors and seniors. Applicant must respond to one of three prompts.

Miller Lite – National Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities | Miller Lite
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: July 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who attend a HACU-member institution within the following areas: Colorado, Puerto Rico, Los Angeles, California, Miami, Florida, Chicago, Illinois, New York, New York, or Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age, be a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident or DACA recipient, and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Miller Lite – Texas Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities | Miller Lite
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: July 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who attend a HACU-member institution within the following cities: Dallas Laredo, McAllen, or Houston, Texas. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age, be a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident or DACA recipient, and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Annual Fruit Shoot Photo Contest
Sponsor: California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc.
Amount: Up to $100
Closing Date: July 31, 2021
Description: Contest is open to anyone. Contestant must submit a photo on the subjects of fruit, flowers, roots or any vegetative plant parts.

Future Mentors Scholarship
Sponsor: Justice Solutions Group
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: August 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming students who have received an acceptance letter and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to mentorship. Scholarship is open to domestic, international, and undocumented students, as well as students attending online universities.

FormSwift Scholarship Program
Sponsor: FormSwift
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must create a business plan infographic for one of the given industries provided.

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: September 27, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shurgged.

FormSwift Scholarship Program
Sponsor: FormSwift
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must create a business plan infographic for one of the given industries provided.

Save for Future Scholarship
Sponsor: Coupons Plus Deals
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors of all nationalities and majors who are at least 16 years old and are enrolled at an accredited university or college all around the world. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to saving money.

FormSwift Scholarship Program
Sponsor: FormSwift
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must create a business plan infographic for one of the given industries provided.

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