department menu


Scholarships & Resources for Undocumented Students/

EduMed has an online guide showcasing 20 scholarship opportunities (including many in the healthcare field) that can make all the difference in affording college. They provided a list of valuable academic and career resources that undocumented students can use to maximize their success during and after college.

Click here to view the guide 

DACA Scholarship Application

"You may be eligible to receive financial assistance for your DACA application fees.

RAICES is supporting our DACA community members by expanding the types of assistance we provide. They actively are raising money to cover the cost of renewing or applying for DACA, and these fee waivers will be awarded on a first come first served basis."


Higher Education Guide to Funding Opportunities for Undocumented Students

Click here to access guide

January 2020 - 2021 Scholarships:

Our team has researched and gathered scholarships opened to undocumented, DACA, AB-540 and Dreamers. Please feel free to click on the link below to get access to a list of scholarships or visit the office (Craven 4100J) for additional information.  

Scholarship Guide for Undocumented Students


Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program

Award: $1500

Deadline: July 29, 2020


  • Applicants must have a major declared in a science related field.
  • Open worldwide.
  • Enrolled or accepted for enrollment (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma) with a declared major in a science related field.

2020 Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest: Open to Undocumented College Students

Award: 1st Prize $1500 | 2nd Prize $750 | 3rd Prize $500

Deadline: July 31, 2020

This opportunity is open to undocumented college students.

Some Criteria Rules (more on webiste):

  • “The scholarship essay contest is designed for students who are full time, undergraduate students in an American college or university during the Spring 2020 semester. The July 31 deadline is designed to give these students time to finish their essays, if need be, after final exams.
  • It is NOT open to high school students. Key question to consider; when we contact your college or university registrar will they be able to confirm that you were enrolled as a full-time college student during the spring 2019 semester? If the answer is no, you are not eligible.
  • Entries must contain a minimum of 1,500 and a maximum of 5,000 words.
  • The essay must be typed and include a works-cited page or bibliography. End notes are suggested but not required.”