Scholarships for Undocumented Students

Ride & Seek: Post Flyers to Help Keep Friends and Family Safe on the Road
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Seat belts save up to 15,000 lives every year. Print and post flyers with enticing fill-in-the-blanks about road safety. For every flyer you post, you’ll keep friends safe on the road and earn another chance to win the scholarship.

Rise to Shine Scholarship
Sponsor: Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are U.S. Citizens, permanent residents, or DACA recipients. Applicant must submit an essay explaining how they plan to become their best self.

Miller Lite – Brewed to be Bright Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: August 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in a HACU member institution in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Texas or Wisconsin. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age and be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, authorized to work in the U.S. or DACA.

Call for a More Inclusive Definition of “Black” in the Dictionary
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: August 5, 2019
Description: You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship by calling for dictionary sites to create a more accurate, inclusive definition of the word “black.” The word is currently misdefined as things like “dirty” and “evil,” and research shows these definitions fuel real-world prejudice. Dictionary.com has made a commitment to change their outdated definition to reflect a more positive representation of the word Black. Include other dictionaries in the conversation to follow Dictionary.com’s lead to update their definition of “Black.” Other dictionaries you can include in your tweet: @MerriamWebster, @OxfordWords, @CollinsDict, and other popular dictionary sites (DoSomething will provide sample text). You’ll make an impact on racial inclusivity *and* enter to win a $5,000 scholarship.

Vectorworks Design Scholarship
Sponsor: Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.
Amount: Up to $7,000
Closing Date: August 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students worldwide enrolled or accepted for enrollment in undergraduate or graduate studies at an accredited college or university who are pursuing a design-oriented degree. Applicant must submit an original design project.

Mexican-American Dream Scholarship
Sponsor: Council of Mexican Federations
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: August 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students at four-year institutions or two-year community colleges who are considered undocumented or benefit from AB-540 or DACA. Applicant must be attending school in one of the following California counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Inland Empire, San Bernardino or Ventura.

ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship
Sponsor: ExpressVPN
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a high school, undergraduate school, or graduate school located in the United States. There is no age or citizenship requirement. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to privacy.

MoolahSPOT $1,000 Scholarship
Sponsor: MoolahSPOT
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students at least 16 years or older who plan to attend, or are currently attending, college or graduate school. Students may be of any nationality and reside in any country. Applicant must submit a short form and a short essay.

Environmental Awareness Scholarship Essay
Sponsor: ReuseThisBag.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to climate change.

FormSwift Scholarship Program
Sponsor: FormSwift
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
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.

Mason Finance Life Settlement Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Mason Finance
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university. Scholarship is open to domestic, international, and undocumented students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to senior citizens.

Golden Door Scholars Program
Sponsor: Golden Door Scholars
Amount: Full tuition, room and board for a year-year degree at a Golden Door partner school. Students at other schools will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Closing Date: September 16, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and recent high school graduates who are eligible for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status). Applicants from states where DACA students must pay out-of-state tuition at public universities and community colleges will be given strong preference.

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: September 19, 2019
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.

Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship
Sponsor: National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 26, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in an accredited graduate program in dental, medical (allopathic or osteopathic), pharmacy, nursing, public health or health policy. Applicants are not required to be Hispanic, however, an affinity for the health of Hispanic communities and an interest in NHHF Scholars Alumnus activities is required. Student must be a U.S. Citizen, permanent lawful resident, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Illustrators of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
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.

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Winning Writers
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Contest is open to poets of all ages and from all nations. Contestant must submit one English poem only with a maximum of 250 lines.

Dream Big Scholarship
Sponsor: RentLingo
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
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.

Youth Awards
Sponsor: Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2019
Description: Award is open to Latino high school seniors who excel both inside and outside the classroom, who have at least a 3.0 GPA and are Permanent residents, DACA, U.S. Citizens, or eligible non-citizens. Applicants must be from the Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Northern California, Phoenix, or Washington, DC areas.

National Poetry Competition
Sponsor: The Poetry Society
Amount: Up to £5000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Competition is open to anyone aged 17 or over at the time of entering. International entries are welcome. Applicant must submit a previously unpublished single poem.

Sustainability Scholarship
Sponsor: GreenMatch
Amount: £1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to sustainability.

Young Entrepreneur Scholarship
Sponsor: Market Inspector
Amount: £1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to young entrepreneurs who are studying at an undergraduate or a postgraduate level at a university in an English-speaking country. Applicant must submit an essay describing their business plan.

Poetry Card Contest
Sponsor: Blue Mountain Arts
Amount: Up to $350
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Contestant must submit an original poem.

Save for Future Scholarship
Sponsor: Coupons Plus Deals
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
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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