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

Annual Fruit Shoot Photo Contest
Sponsor: California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc.
Amount: Up to $100
Closing Date: July 20, 2019
Description: Contest is open to anyone. Contestant must submit a photo on the subjects of fruit, flowers, roots or any vegetative plant parts.

Creative Biolabs Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Creative Biolabs
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students worldwide who are current undergraduate or graduate students studying in a science related field. Applicant must have a cumulative average grade of a B (3.0 GPA).

Dream Act Scholarship
Sponsor: Natalia Segermeister: The Visa Firm
Amount: $500
Closing Date: July 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are interested in making a difference in the lives of immigrants and other non-native individuals living in the United States.

(Don’t) Read this Book: Donate a Book with Our “Warning” Bookmark to Catch Readers’ Attention
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: During the school year, all students learn at similar rates, but low-income students fall behind by three months’ worth of learning during the summer. This is called “summer slide.” Donate a book to your local library! You’ll improve literacy in your community and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship.

Green Your Getaway: Share a Guide to Help Friends Travel Sustainably!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: “Sustainable travel” is all about being a responsible traveler! You want to minimize the harm and work to improve the natural and cultural environments of where you visit. Share DoSomething’s Sustainable Travel Guide on social media or share the guide IRL using a postcard DoSomething will provide. You’ll help others protect the plant and be entered to win the scholarship.

Platt Family Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Lincoln Forum
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who were full-time, undergraduate students in an American college or university during the Spring semester. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to Abraham Lincoln.

R&D Systems Scholarship
Sponsor: R&D Systems
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students worldwide enrolled or accepted for enrollment in undergraduate or graduate studies with a declared major in a science related field. Applicant must submit a 200 character statement on what extracurricular activities they partake in that are related to their studies and a personal statement.

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