Scholarships for Undocumented Students

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
Sponsor: Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 11, 2017
Description: Contest is open to registered undergraduate full-time juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to an ethical issue.

Science Ambassador Scholarship
Sponsor: Cards Against Humanity
Amount: Full-tuition
Closing Date: December 11, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to women seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or math. Applicant must be enrolled in fall of 2018. There is no citizenship requirement, but student must be or planning to attend a college in the U.S. Applicant must submit a three minute video explaining a topic in science they are passionate about.

Women Techmakers Scholars
Sponsor: Women Techmakers
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: December 11, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to women who are currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student. Student must be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field. Scholarship is open to students worldwide – check website for specific details.

Predoctoral Fellowship
Sponsor: Ford Foundation
Amount: $24,000
Closing Date: December 14, 2017
Description: Fellowship is open to all citizens, U. S. nationals, and permanent residents of the United States, as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the DACA program. Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a non-proprietary U.S. institution of higher education. Applicant must be committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. Membership in one or more of the following groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate will be considered a positive factor when choosing candidates: Alaskan Natives, Black/African-Americans, Mexican Americans/Chicanas/Chicanos, Native American Indians, Native Pacific Islanders, and Puerto Ricans.

FormSwift Scholarship Program
Sponsor: FormSwift
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
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.

Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Novus Biologicals
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
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 an essay on how they plan to use their degree to further advance science in their field, as well as a 140 character statement/tweet on why science rocks.

ORB Annual College Scholarship
Sponsor: Online Resume Builders
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to domestic and international students enrolled, or due to be enrolled, in full-time university education for the semester they are receiving the scholarship (Spring 2018). Applicant must create a resume for anyone.

R&D Systems Scholarship
Sponsor: R&D Systems
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
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 140 character statement/tweet on why they deserve the scholarship and a personal statement on how they plan to use their degree to further advance science in the field of their interest.

Ride & Seek: Keep Friends and Family Safer in the Car
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
Description: Seat belts save lives – everyone knows that. But warnings from parents and scare tactics from ad campaigns don’t make teenage drivers and passengers more likely to wear a seat belt. Student can win an easy scholarship just by printing and posting flyers. For every poster you share in your community, you’ll keep people safer on the road AND earn another chance at the scholarship. Unlimited entries.

Send 1 Tweet to Help Ban Menthol Cigarettes
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
Description: Menthol cigarettes are easier to start and harder to quit… And they’re the last flavored cigarette on the market. Do something about it! Send 1 tweet in support of the ban, and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship.

MALDEF Law School Scholarship
Sponsor: MALDEF – The Latino Legal Voice for Civil Rights in America
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 18, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to all law students currently enrolled full-time at an accredited United States law school. Applicant must demonstrate commitment to advancing Latino civil rights in their careers.

Hooked To Books Scholarship
Sponsor: Hooked To Books
Amount: UP to $1,000
Closing Date: December 20, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to future and current college students who are at least 15 years old. Scholarship is open to students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on how a book changed their life.

Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders
Sponsor: United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: December 29, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrates a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or undocumented).

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