Scholarships for Undocumented Students

Leadership 1000 Scholarship
Sponsor: College Success Foundation – Washington State
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who plan to attend, or are currently attending, an eligible four-year college or university in Washington State and whose family income does not exceed the amount listed by family size (available on website).

Mirror Messages: Post a Note to Brighten Someone’s Days!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: By age 13, about 53% of American girls are unhappy with their bodies. By 17, it’s 78%. And it’s not just girls either – new research shows that close to 1 in 4 boys experience body dysmorphia. Post a sticky note on bathroom mirrors, lockers, and other places around your school to brighten someone’s day.

Nerdy Bot Scholarship
Sponsor: Nerdy Bot
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students from all over the world. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to artificial intelligence.

Shower Songs: Take Shorter Showers to Save Water!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Americans use more than a TRILLION gallons of water for showering each year. That’s enough to supply all the water needs of New York and New Jersey. Share a 5-minute playlist with a friend to remind them to keep their shower under 5 minutes.

Dream Big Scholarship
Sponsor: RentLingo
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to any student (including international students) 18 years or older currently attending a college or university. Applicant must submit a short online form and essay on their dream job.

Foxy Trades Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Foxy Trades LLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students in the U.S. or U.K. who are studying in the fields of business or finance and have at least a 3.5 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on why they decided to study finance.

New American Scholars Program
Sponsor: Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Amount: Up to $7,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are foreign-born and do not have permanent residency (green card) or citizenship in the U.S. Applicant must have graduated or intend to graduate from a San Francisco Bay Area high school or current or expected enrollment in a San Francisco Bay Area college or university.

TheDream.US National Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Dream.US Scholarship Program
Amount: $25,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Applicant must be a DREAMer who is DACA eligible and has applied for or received DACA approval. Applicant must be a first time college student and intend to attend a partner college (details available on website). In addition to the national scholarship, there is location specific scholarships (states where they face paying out-of-state tuition or will not admit students to their universities).

Annual Kaplun Essay Contest
Sponsor: Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,800
Closing Date: March 2, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 7 through 12. Students in Grades 7-9 must submit an essay on a given topic related to good deeds. Students in Grades 10-12 must submit an essay on a given topic related to the Holocaust. Contest is open to students worldwide.

California Dream Act Scholarships
Sponsor: California Student Aid Commission
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 2, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who attended a California high school for a minimum of three years and will enroll in an accredited California college or university. Applicant must be a non-resident applying under AB 540 and AB 131.

FormSwift Scholarship Program
Sponsor: FormSwift
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
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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