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.

Better Future Scholarship
Sponsor: Ward Law Group
Amount: $500
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States who have an interest in immigration reform and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to immigration reform.

Cookin’ It Old School: Cook With An Older Adult!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Older adults who feel lonely or isolated have a higher chance of depression and physical decline. Ask your grandparent or an older adult in your life to share some of their favorite family recipes and cook it together to spread cheer during the holidays. Submit a photo of you both cooking and you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship. Unlimited entries!

DreamLandsDesign Scholarship
Sponsor: Dreamlands Design
Amount: $999
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to college students, including international students, who will be enrolled during the Winter/Spring 2018 semester. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to concrete.

Hitched Wedding Scholarship
Sponsor: Hitched
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. While the scholarship is open to anyone embarking or enrolled in a higher education course, special consideration will be given to students pursuing a course in English, Creative Writing, Journalism, Fashion or Design. Applicant must write a 600 word blog or article on any wedding topic.

Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Sponsor: Smithsonian Magazine
Amount: UP to $2,500
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Contest is open to individuals worldwide who are at least 18 years of age. Contestant can submit photos in the categories of Natural World, Travel, People, The American Experience, Altered Images, or Mobile.

Design Scholarship
Sponsor: BestReviews
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students studying at or can show proof they are enrolled with an accredited school program who are between the ages of 5 and 100 years of age. International students are welcome to apply. Applicant must submit an essay on how product design impacts the world in a positive way.

Easy Self-Care Scholarship
Sponsor: Shine
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 2, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to college students who reside in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, regardless of citizenship. Student must sign up to get a free daily text message to help them practice self-care to be entered for the scholarship.

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