Scholarships for Undocumented Students

NASA Ames Space Settlement Contest
Sponsor: NASA Ames Research Center
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Contest is open to all students in grades 7-12 from anywhere in the world. Students must develop space settlement designs and related materials. Students can apply as individuals, small teams (two to five team members) or large teams (more than six team members).

Student Video Contest
Sponsor: World of 7 Billion
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 22, 2017
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6-12 worldwide. Applicant must create a short video (up to 60 seconds) about the human population growth that highlights one of the given global challenges.

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.

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).

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.

Information Security Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Center for Cyber Safety and Education
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school students and undergraduate students who are pursuing (or planning to pursue) a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance. Applicant must have at least a 3.3 GPA and there is no citizenship requirements.

Becca’s Closet Scholarships
Sponsor: Becca’s Closet
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 30, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who have made an outstanding, documented contribution to his or her local community through the creation of or involvement in a Becca’s Closet chapter or Becca’s Closet organized through a supporting organization. Applicant must a U.S. Citizen, legal resident or DACA-eligible.

Davis-Putter Scholarship
Sponsor: Davis Putter Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are active in movements for social and/or economic justice and have financial need.

Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Winning Writers
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2018
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.

King Family Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation
Amount: Up to $7,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate juniors and seniors majoring in television and film at an accredited four-year, degree-granting U.S. college or university.

Wedding Retouching Company Scholarship
Sponsor: Wedding Retouching
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 24, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students worldwide who are either accepted into an educational institution or currently attending a college or university with at least a 3.0 GPA and student should be interested in photography or photo editing as a hobby or professionally. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the next revolution in photography.

Nikon Small World Contest
Sponsor: Nikon
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2018
Description: Contest is open to anyone worldwide over the age of 18 who have an interest in photography through the microscope.

American Floral Endowment Scholarship Programs
Sponsor: American Floral Endowment
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to students who will be pursuing a career that is in a field related to floriculture or horticulture. Applicant must also be a citizen or resident of the United States or Canada, or be enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the United States or Canada.

Anthem Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 8-10. Applicant must submit an essay that answers a given question related to the book. There is no citizenship requirements to apply. In addition to the general contest, there is a special regional contest for students in Chicagoland (Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin)

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