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.

NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Association of People with Disabilities
Amount: $5,625
Closing Date: May 19, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who are interested in pursuing a career in the communications, media, or entertainment industry. While applicant does not need to be a U.S. citizen to be eligible for the scholarship, applicant must currently be enrolled in a college or university in the United States.

Kaiser Permanente Health Equity Scholarship
Sponsor: Kaiser Permanente | UNCF
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who reside in one of the following eight (8) Kaiser Permanente service areas: California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, Oregon, Virginia, or Washington State. Applicant must have a 2.5 GPA and have an interest in pursuing either a clinical career path (e.g., pharmacist, physician, practitioner, nurse) or non-clinical career path (e.g., accounting, business administration, human resources, marketing, public policy) career path in the healthcare industry. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, national, permanent resident, undocumented immigrant or designated DACA (“Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals”) recipient of the U.S.

$2,500 Easy Scholarship STEM Works for Me
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 3, 2022
Description: Take a quiz about your interests and we’ll tell you the perfect STEM jobs for you. Have your friends take the quiz too to see how they can work in STEM too. Send us a photo of you hyping up your friends about finding their dream STEM job. You’ll be entered for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship!

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: #ZeroCrashFuture: Driving Safety Tips
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 9, 2022
Description: Create a slipcover for your or loved one’s phone to “sleep in” while driving. Use our template or create your own and share helpful tips and reminders to stay safe on the road. You’ll be entered for the opportunity to earn a $1,000 scholarship.

$1,500 Easy Scholarship: #ZeroCrash Community Vision Board
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: June 9, 2022
Description: Take our brief road safety survey and we’ll share tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the road. Share your vision for a Zero Crash Future and we’ll add it to DoSomething’s first ever Community Vision Board! You’ll be entered for the opportunity to earn a $1,500 scholarship.

Illustrators of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2022
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.

IvyPanda Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Sponsor: IvyPanda
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and university students from any country. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics related to global pandemic, physical and mental health, or E-learning.

MGM Resorts International Scholarship
Sponsor: MGM Resorts
Amount: $500
Closing Date: July 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate freshmen attending a four-year HACU member institution. Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA and must be a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident, DACA, legally authorized to work in the United States.

Miller Lite – Texas Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities | Miller Lite
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2022
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.

Miller Lite Brewed to be Bright Scholarships – National
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities | Miller Lite
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: July 31, 2022
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.

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: September 26, 2022
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.

Your Time to Climb Scholarship
Sponsor: The Tenge Law Firm LLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are U.S. Citizens, permanent residents, or DACA recipients. Applicant must submit an essay on a time they pushed themselves to work harder to achieve a goal.

Save for Future Scholarship
Sponsor: Coupons Plus Deals
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2022
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.

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