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Scholarships for Undocumented Students
Welcome to the BYU Dreamer Scholarship Database
Off-campus scholarships in this database are sorted according to chronological submission deadlines. Where possible, if an application has closed, the date for when the sponsoring organization will resume accepting applications will be listed. Scholarships will be updated and verified regularly.

Carefully review any listed scholarships for additional eligibility requirements.
  • Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
    Deadline: January 6, 2021
    Applications for 2021-2022 Academic Year: Open October 1, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: The Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is available to students who are transferring from a community college to a four-year college or university to complete their bachelor’s degree.
    Applicants must:

    • Plan to enroll/already be enrolled full-time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university in fall 2021.
    • Have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.50 or better on a 4.0 scale.
    • Have never had a previous enrollment or attendance at a four-year institution.

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    Good Samaritan Foundation Scholarship
    Deadline: Accepting applications all year/Rolling
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Priority is given to students living in the West side of Salt Lake City (i.e. Rose Park, Glendale, FairPark, WestPointe, Poplar Grove, etc.).
    Applicants must:

    • Be accepted and/or attending a state college or university (i.e. SLCC, U of U, Ensign College, BYU, etc.).
    • Be a student in good standing making satisfactory progress towards a certificate or bachelor’s degree.

    Apply Now!

  • First Degree Scholarship
    Deadline: February 28, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: First Degree Scholarship’s goal is to help those who are the first in their family to obtain a college degree. Scholarship recipients will receive mentoring through high school and college, which will help them prepare for success in their post-high school education and career.
    Applicants must:

    • Be a high school sophomore who resides in Salt Lake County, Utah.
    • Have a household income of $75,000 or less.
    • Be a first-generation college student in their family. **Students are not eligible if a parent or stepparent has graduated with a bachelor’s degree from a college or university in the United States.

    Apply Now!

    Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar Program
    Deadline: February 14, 2021
    Applications for 2022-2023 Academic Year: Open January 1, 2022
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: The Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar Award is open to a variety of Hispanic students at different educational levels. As an HSF Scholar, you will have access to HSF’s invaluable Scholar Support Services and be eligible to receive a scholarship, depending on available funds.
    Applicants must:

    • Be of Hispanic heritage.
    • U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA 
    • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students.
    • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the US, for the 2021-2022 academic year.
    • Submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms (if applicable).

    Apply Now!

    Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship - SPRING SEMESTER
    Deadline: February 19, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Submit a Design or Live URL; show us how creative you are! The web design can be from past or present. Your submission will be entered into our semi-annual $1000 award contest. The winner will also be granted a design critique session with Ken Braun, for any project of your choosing. The winner will be announced on February 26th.
    Applicants must:

    • Be attending a school in the United States.
    • Be a student at an accredited school, or be accepted to begin school at an accredited school within 6 months of application submission.

    Apply Now!

  • ACLU Youth Activist Scholarship
    Deadline: March 22, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: 2021 will be the 14th year that the ACLU of Utah will award scholarships to eligible college-bound Utah high school seniors who have demonstrated a strong commitment to civil liberties through some form of activism. They will offer four (4) scholarships of $3,500 each for a total of $14,000 in scholarships awarded.
    Applicants must:

    • Be a Utah resident.
    • Be a current high school senior planning on entering an accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking student.
    • Have attained a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. If the GPA is less than 3.0, the applicant is still eligible but must submit an explanation for the lower GPA.
    • Have proof of strong commitment to civil liberties through some form of activism addressing such issues as equality, racial justice, free speech, religious freedom, tolerance, and privacy.

    Apply Now!

    Driver Education Initiative "In the Driver's Seat" Award - ROUND 1
    Deadline: March 31, 2021
    Applications for 2022-2023 Academic Year: Open January 1, 2022
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: The essay contest “In The Driver’s Seat” seeks to have applicants highlight the importance of being a safe and educated driver. This scholarship seeks to reward six students for his or her submission dealing with the importance of being a safe and educated driver. The application is handled in essay format. To apply, submit an essay of no less than 750 words.
    Applicants must:

    • Be currently enrolled in either High School, University, or College. **Employees and relatives of National Driving and Traffic School are ineligible.

    Apply Now!

    Joseph James Morelli Scholarship
    Deadline: March 17, 2021
    Applications for 2022-2023 Academic Year: Open January 1, 2022
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: The Joseph James Morelli Scholarship Fund supports high school and college students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and/or dyscalculia who wish to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Scholarships may be used towards tuition costs, needed resources, tutoring, and/or testing costs and will range from $500 to $2,500.
    Applicants must:

    • Be either a high school student or a post-high school student, who will be attending an accredited undergraduate school, technical school, or community college in the United States in the Fall of 2021. **Graduate students are not eligible.
    • Be pursuing a degree in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, math).
    • Have a demonstrated learning challenge (disability) of dyslexia or similar reading and/or language-based disability. 

    Apply Now!

    Youthlinc "Real Life" Scholarship
    Deadline: March 15, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with DACA
    Requirements: The Real Life Scholarship is a need-based college scholarship available for Real Life high school seniors or college students of refugee or immigrant background. Scholarships are awarded in the amounts of $5,000, $3,000, and $2,000.
    Applicants must:

    • Have a refugee or immigrant background.
    • Be accepted to a college or university and be a full-time student.
    • Maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA
    • Complete FAFSA (PELL eligible).

    Apply Now!

    Youthlinc "Young Humanitarian" Award
    Deadline: March 1, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with DACA
    Requirements: The Youthlinc Utah Young Humanitarian Award will recognize Utah students who are full-time juniors or seniors in high school or undergraduate college or university students who excel in their efforts to give back to their communities.
    Applicants must:

    • Be a student of Utah.
    • Be a junior or senior in a Utah high school or enrolled full-time in an undergraduate college or university program in the state of Utah. **Graduate students are not eligible for this award.
    • Provide an official transcript. Transcripts are requested only as proof of enrollment. The Youthlinc Utah Young Humanitarian Award rewards service, not Grade Point Average (GPA).

    Apply Now!

  • Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
    Deadline: April 1, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Open to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. The first and most important qualification for a Davis-Putter Scholarship is active participation in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity, or other progressive issues. The scholarship committee also evaluates the applicant’s financial need and ability to perform academically at the college level.
    Apply Now!

    Dura-Pack Packaging Sustainability Initiative Award - ROUND 1
    Deadline: April 1, 2021
    Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: We are proud to offer our 2021 scholarship award opportunity. We are seeking to reward essay applicants with $3,000 in scholarship funds. As a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging bags and equipment, we are consistently striving to adopt and implement environmentally friendly manufacturing practices and have tailored our essay topics to reflect our “Green” initiatives. We have thoughtfully designed our essay topics to focus on environment and sustainability issues that are extremely prevalent today. There will be three contest submission dates. To be eligible for the 2021 Dura-Pack Academic Scholarship, submit your essay by one of the submission dates.
    Applicants must:

    • Be currently enrolled in either high school, university, or college as a full-time student. **Employees and relatives of Dura-Pack are ineligible.

    Apply Now!

    "For A Bright Future" Scholarships
    Deadline: April 1, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: For A Bright Future provides annual scholarships to underrepresented students with outstanding achievement and the drive to pursue higher education in select fields. Students have the opportunity to receive one scholarship a year. They are granted upon assessment of need and university selection. The average award amount is $2,500. The maximum amount is $10,000.
    Applicants must:

    • Be minority high school/ college students who reside and study in the United States.
    • Come from low-income households.
    • Have graduated from high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    Apply Now!

    IntelliRings Scholarship
    Deadline: April 5, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Make a 1-minute video (can record with your phone) or write a 300 word article and post it on a personal blog of yours such as Tumblr, WordPress, Reddit, etc. Upload the video to YouTube as: IntelliRings Contest 2020-21 or upload your article as IntelliRings Scholarship Contest 2020-21. In the video or article please speak about why the younger generation is looking for alternative wedding rings these days. List some pros and cons of getting alternative wedding rings over traditional gold rings which can be more expensive.
    Applicants must:

    • Be currently enrolled in a 2 or 4-year college.

    Apply Now!

    Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship
    Deadline: April 20, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Now it’s your turn! Get our attention! Tell us about your goals, drive, ambition … your future! Simply write your 500-word typed essay about what drives you now.
    Applicants must:

    • Be Utah students between the ages of 16-18.
    • Be enrolled in high school during the 2020-21 school year.

    Apply Now!

    RentHop’s College & University Scholarship Program
    Deadline: April 30, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: To apply, submit an essay under 500 words that concisely answers the question: Covid-19 has drastically impacted the world and will continue to change how society views our home as a place of living, working, and studying. What was your most memorable experience during the 2020 pandemic, and how has it changed your education, career, and life plans?
    Applicants must:

    • Be a current student in an eligible undergraduate program or a graduating high school senior, working towards a bachelor’s degree or associate's degree.
    • Apply using their school email.

    Apply Now!

    ScholarSHPE Award
    Deadline: April 30, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Financial need is the #1 reason why Hispanic students do not complete a bachelor's degree. So SHPE offers thousands of reasons to ensure their members DO reach graduation - 629,000 to be exact. With 170+ scholarships totaling over $629,000 awarded last year, SHPE is actively narrowing the gap in the Hispanic STEM education pipeline.
    Applicants must:

    • Be an active SHPE Member (To become an active member, please visit shpe.org and select “Join” in the top right-hand corner of the webpage.)
    • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
    • Plan to pursue a STEM degree.
    • Be attending an academic institution in the United States or Puerto Rico.

    Apply Now!

    Utah Energy Workforce Scholarships
    Deadline: April 15, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Together with Chevron, the Utah Energy Workforce is helping advance Utah’s future energy workforce with scholarships for high school seniors and first-year college students who are pursuing STEM courses at universities, colleges and trade schools in Utah. With the generous support of Chevron, more than $92,000 in scholarships have been awarded since 2016.
    Applicants must:

    • Be a 12th-grade student enrolled at any public or private high school in Utah or a first-year student pursuing a STEM undergraduate degree or energy-related technical certification at a Utah institute of higher learning.
    • Certify their intent to pursue a STEM course of study at a public or private Utah institution of higher learning or a license, certificate, or skill training that supports the energy industry at a school that is part of the Utah System of Technical Colleges. **Previous winners of the scholarship are not eligible to apply.

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    Utah Jazz Scholarship
    Deadline: April 2, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: For every Jazz win during the 2020-21 season, the Utah Jazz is providing a full, four-year scholarship to an underrepresented student of color enrolling as a freshman for the 2021-22 school year. The first 30 scholarships, representing the team’s first 30 wins this season, will be awarded to students starting school in the fall of 2021. All remaining scholarships that result from additional wins this season will be awarded beginning with the 2022-2023 school year.
    Applicants must:

    • Be a graduate of a Utah high school. **Preference will be given to students of color who demonstrate financial need (regardless of FAFSA eligibility), first-generation college students, and/or incoming freshmen enrolling as full-time students for the 2021-2022 school year.
    • Receive admission to one of the six listed Utah universities: Brigham Young University, Southern Utah University, Weber State University, University of Utah, Utah State University, and/or Utah Valley University.

    Apply Now!

  • "Art of Healing" Scholarship
    Deadline: May 14, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: At AutoAccident.com, we understand healing. We have worked with clients who have been injured in auto accidents and we have stood alongside them as they work to heal physically, financially, and emotionally. With this topic so close to home, we would like to offer a scholarship to a student who can creatively express what healing means to them. Rather than writing a traditional essay, we would like for students to submit an original piece of artwork that captures “The Art of Healing.” This piece can be any creative medium including but not limited to sculpture, video, painting, mosaic, poem, or photo.
    Applicants must:

    • Be high school and college students.
    • Currently have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

    Apply Now!

    "Black is Brilliant" Scholarship
    Deadline: May 2, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Our scholarships are open to ALL undocumented students, regardless of their eligibility for DACA. All of our scholarships do not have GPA nor volunteer/club involvement requirements. If there are any accessibility concerns with our applications, please contact us and we will work with you to ensure our scholarships are accessible. Lastly, our scholarship applications do not require students to write about any traumatic experiences or hardships that could be triggering. Instead, we ask that you write about your passions, goals, and dreams! High school seniors, undergrads, graduate students, law students & med students are all encouraged to apply!
    Applicants must:

    • Identify as an African/Afro/Black undocumented student.
    • Be enrolled at a higher ed institution for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Apply Now!

    Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez Scholarship
    Deadline: May 2, 2021, at 11:59 PST
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Our scholarships are open to ALL undocumented students, regardless of their eligibility for DACA. All of our scholarships do not have GPA nor volunteer/club involvement requirements. If there are any accessibility concerns with our applications, please contact us and we will work with you to ensure our scholarships are accessible. Lastly, our scholarship applications do not require students to write about any traumatic experiences or hardships that could be triggering. Instead, we ask that you write about your passions, goals, and dreams! This scholarship will help cover ESOL classes, High School Completion or GED courses and exams, Vocational Programs, Transitional Courses, Technical College Courses, and/or College courses. The application will be available in Spanish and applicants will have the option to write their responses in Spanish.
    Applicants must:

    • Be an undocumented person from a Central American country.

    Apply Now!

    "El Derecho a Soñar" Scholarship
    Deadline: May 2, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Our scholarships are open to ALL undocumented students, regardless of their eligibility for DACA. All of our scholarships do not have GPA nor volunteer/club involvement requirements. If there are any accessibility concerns with our applications, please contact us and we will work with you to ensure our scholarships are accessible. Lastly, our scholarship applications do not require students to write about any traumatic experiences or hardships that could be triggering. Instead, we ask that you write about your passions, goals, and dreams! High school seniors, undergrads, graduate students, law students & med students are all encouraged to apply! This scholarship will help cover ESOL classes, High School Completion or GED courses and exams, Vocational Programs, Transitional Courses, Technical College Courses, and/or College courses. You have the option to write your responses in your language.
    Applicants must:

    • Be an undocumented parent.

    Apply Now!

    Jiffy Lube Utah “Your Turn Behind the Wheel” Scholarship
    Deadline: May 3, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with DACA
    Requirements: The Jiffy Lube “Your Turn Behind the Wheel” Scholarship Program has been created to give a unique and early opportunity for high school students to gain funding for college, or other qualified technical and/or professional programs through a scholarship award sponsored by neighborhood Jiffy Lube owners. Jiffy Lube wants to learn more about what drives these students now and where they see themselves down the road. The “Your Turn Behind the Wheel” Scholarship opportunity is open to high school students currently enrolled in driver’s education in high school. The scholarship awards will not be based on a student’s GPA or other standard qualifying criteria, rather each individual will be allowed to express his/her “inner drive” and personal ambition — his/her chance to be behind the wheel.
    Applicants must:

    • Be between 15-17 years old.
    • Be U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, or DACA beneficiaries in a Utah high school.

    Apply Now!

    Maison Law Students With Injuries Scholarship
    Deadline: May 1, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Even though a serious injury can change the vision you once had for life, our reactions to our circumstances shape who we are as people and can prepare us for a better future. With that in mind, please provide a well-written, 500+ word response to the following essay prompt: How has your injury experience prepared you for or enhanced your college experience?
    Applicants must:

    • Be a graduating, college-bound high school senior or be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university.
    • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
    • Provide a response to the essay prompt below.

    Apply Now!

    "Mariposa Sin Fronteras" Scholarship
    Deadline: May 2, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Our scholarships are open to ALL undocumented students, regardless of their eligibility for DACA. All of our scholarships do not have GPA nor volunteer/club involvement requirements. If there are any accessibility concerns with our applications, please contact us and we will work with you to ensure our scholarships are accessible. Lastly, our scholarship applications do not require students to write about any traumatic experiences or hardships that could be triggering. Instead, we ask that you write about your passions, goals, and dreams!
    Applicants must:

    • Identify as LGBTQIA+.
    • Be an undocumented student.
    • Be enrolled at a higher ed institution for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Apply Now!

    Mountain America Credit Union: "Keys to Success" Scholarship
    Deadline: May 14, 2021, at 11:59 pm
    Application for 2022 will be announced in February.
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Getting a college education can be expensive. Fortunately, we may be able to help you foot the bill. Each spring, we award a number of scholarships to deserving students.
    Applicants must:

    • Be pursuing a degree in an eligible major.
    • Be a member or spouse, dependent child, or legal guardian of a member of Mountain America Credit Union.
    • Be currently enrolled in or accepted at an accredited college, university, or skilled vocational program.
    • Have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (C+) during the last three reporting periods.

    Apply Now!

    The Victoriano Macias Luevano Scholarship
    Deadline: May 2, 2021, at 11:59 PST
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Our scholarships are open to ALL undocumented students, regardless of their eligibility for DACA. All of our scholarships do not have GPA nor volunteer/club involvement requirements. If there are any accessibility concerns with our applications, please contact us and we will work with you to ensure our scholarships are accessible. Lastly, our scholarship applications do not require students to write about any traumatic experiences or hardships that could be triggering. Instead, we ask that you write about your passions, goals, and dreams! High school seniors, undergrads, graduate students, law students & med students are all encouraged to apply!
    Applicants must:

    • Be an undocumented student
    • Be enrolled at a higher ed institution for the 2020-2021 academic year

    Apply Now!

  • Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
    Deadline: June 12, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.
    Applicants must:

    • Be a high school junior or senior, or currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution.

    Apply Now!

    Barry J. Nace “Pursuit of Justice” Scholarship
    Deadline: June 1, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Paulson & Nace, PLLC would like to reward one lucky student with a chance to follow in Barry Nace’s footsteps. This individual should have a very strong passion for civil justice and see a future in the field. Please see below for criteria and how to apply for The Barry J. Nace “Pursuit of Justice” Scholarship.
    Applicants must:

    • Already be accepted into an undergraduate program at a university or college.
    • Have a strong passion for civil justice.
    • Be able to explain: Why do you require financial help? What would the $3,000 be spent on? (Tuition, Housing, Books, Etc.)

    Apply Now!

    Boster Bio Scholarships for Young Scientists of Excellence
    Deadline: June 30, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Boster is proud to provide an annual scholarship to students with an interest in pursuing or continuing a 2 to 4-year academic program related to Biology or Biotechnology. The Boster Bio Scholarships for Young Scientists Of Excellence will provide $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school or college students to aid their scientific research in college.
    Applicants must:

    • Provide proof that they have been accepted into a research position in a biology or medical-related lab on a full-time or substantial part-time basis (minimum 9 credit hours worth of research work for the next two semesters).
    • Obtain and submit a letter of recommendation – either from a teacher/ tutor/ or lecturer who knows the student well or from an employer in a relevant healthcare services niche (must be signed and on letterhead to be accepted).
    • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.40 on a 4.0 scale.

    Apply Now!

    "Design A Better Future" Scholarship
    Deadline: June 28, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Ever wondered just how much of a difference high school students can make in their communities? In our 2020 scholarship program, our past winners proved it can be profound. That’s why our 2021 Design a Better Future scholarship will also be a design thinking community improvement project based on the LAUNCH Cycle. HonorsGradU will select 5 winners to receive $10,000 tuition scholarships to their colleges. The top one receives $5,000 funding to launch their project into the design thinking cycle once more during the summer of 2021 to maximize impact. We select applications based on their completion, seriousness, and viability.
    Applicants must:

    • Be graduating high school seniors already accepted to a college or university, or currently enrolled full- or part-time at an accredited college or university in the U.S. with a year or more remaining in their education. **Employees of HonorsGradU and their families are not eligible to participate.

    Apply Now! 

    "Desire to Inspire" Scholarship
    Deadline: June 6, 2021, at 11:59 PM EST
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: The 2021 Desire To Inspire Scholarship is a one-time financial award of $3000 (1st place – $1500, 2nd place – $1000, 3rd place – $500) that is dedicated to recognizing young individuals from historically underrepresented minority groups who are interested in a career in healthcare and are making a determined effort to inspire others in some way, shape or form. The award can be used for educational purposes and/or for the purpose of pushing their missions of inspiration forward.
    Applicants must:

    • Be a U.S. High School Junior or Senior in the Fall 2021-Spring 2022 academic school year.
    • Be a member of one or more of the following historically underrepresented minority racial or ethnic groups (Black/African-American, Native American, Latinx-American).
    • Be interested in Pursuing a Career in Healthcare.
    • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

    Apply Now!

    ExtremeTerrain’s Student Scholarship - FALL SEMESTER
    Deadline: June 15, 2021, at 12 pm EST
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: ExtremeTerrain is offering two $3,000 scholarships, one for the fall semester and one for the Spring Semester. Students should submit a 700 – 1500 word essay that describes: who you are, why you feel it is important to maintain access to public lands for recreational use and how you plan to use your degree to advocate for the recreational use of public lands.
    Applicants must:

    • Be an undergraduate college/university student or high school senior who is pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Ecology, Land Use, Earth & Atmosphere Sciences, Sustainable Land Management, Environmental Biology, Sustainable Agriculture Systems.
    • Have proof of enrollment.

    Apply Now!

    Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award in Meteorology
    Deadline: June 4, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: The Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award was established by the American Meteorological Society to honor the late Rev. James B. Macelwane, S.J., a world-renowned authority of seismology, who was a geophysicist and Dean of the Institute of Technology, Saint Louis University, until his death in 1956. The recipient of the Father James B. Macelwane award will receive a stipend of $1000 supported by member donations to the AMS Giving Program. The purpose of this award is to stimulate interest in meteorology among college students through the submission of original student papers concerned with atmospheric sciences.
    Applicants must:

    • Be enrolled as an undergraduate at the time the paper is written.

    Apply Now!

    "Impact on the Community" Scholarship
    Deadline: June 30, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: We would like to recognize someone who has devoted their time to improving someone else’s life in their community by awarding them a $1,000 scholarship. If you’ve made a positive impact on your community, we’d like to hear your story. We believe there are many ways to make an impact because even the smallest actions can make a difference. Interested applicants should write a 750-1000 word essay, discussing a time when you made a positive impact on someone or something in your community, and how that experience changed you as a person.
    Applicants must:

    • Be enrolled in an accredited college or university within the United States. High school seniors who are graduating before the deadline and have been accepted to or enrolled in a graduate program are also eligible.
    • Must also be able to demonstrate their strong commitment to helping others and be able to describe personal examples.

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    Korean American Scholarship Foundation: Western Regional Chapter Scholarships
    Deadline: June 30, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: KASF scholarships (which range from $500 to $5,000) are offered to qualified Korean American students (including foreign students from Korea). To apply for KASF scholarships, it is very important to follow the specific requirements and instructions of the region where the applicant’s school is/will be located during the scholarship application year as the type and amount of available scholarships may differ from region to region.
    Applicants must:

    • Be of Korean heritage (i.e., have a Korean parent, grandparent, or great-grandparent, or be adopted from Korea).
    • Be/planning to be a full-time student at a school in one of the designated Western region states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington) during the 2021-2022 school year.
    • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
    • Demonstrate financial need.

    Apply Now!

    Laybourne Law Firm Scholarship - FALL SEMESTER
    Deadline: June 15, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: At Laybourne Law Firm, our values are all about giving back to the community. We want people to be treated fairly, which is why we represent anyone who’s suffered from a personal injury. We also want to give people a fair chance at higher education. We hope this scholarship can help someone in need who wouldn’t be able to afford to pay for college on their own. Our goal is to make the world a better place, a little bit at a time. To apply, please write a 500 – 700 word essay on one of the topics offered by the scholarship:

    • How has an injury or accident affected your life or someone else’s life that you know?
    • Ideas on how we can make our society safer
    • How can we prevent or lessen the impact of car accidents and injuries?

    Applicants must:

    • Be students who will be enrolling in college or post-secondary education in the following semester.

    Apply Now!

    My BioSource Inc. Scholarship For All Majors
    Deadline: June 30, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: MyBioSource is honored to offer a scholarship program for all other majors outside of S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). This scholarship is open to high school seniors, undergraduates, graduates as well as international students. Applicants must complete the application along with a 250-word response on: why you have chosen your intended college major and why you should receive the scholarship.
    Applicants must:

    • Be enrolled as a freshman, undergraduate, or graduate student at an accredited college or university for the 2021 Fall semester.

    Apply Now!

    MyBioSource Inc. Scholarship For “S.T.E.M.” Majors
    Deadline: June 30, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: MyBioSource is all about opening up doors to thriving students allowing them to explore the endless possibilities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Applicants must complete the application along with a 250-word response on: why you have chosen to enter the field of “STEM” and why you should receive the scholarship.
    Applicants must:

    • Be enrolled as a freshman, undergraduate, or graduate student at an accredited college or university for the 2021 Fall semester.
    • Have an intended major in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or related fields

    Apply Now!

    Running of the Bulls Scholarship for Immigrants
    Deadline: June 1, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: The Running of the Bulls®, Inc. is pleased to announce a scholarship program designed to benefit immigrants or children of immigrants in the United States who want to further their education. It is our mission to help tomorrow’s promising leaders meet today’s education expenses. The Scholarship for Immigrants is granting an award of $1,000 for the upcoming academic year. Candidates are asked to submit a 1,500-2,000-word essay based on the following topic: How will my life change because of my college/university education?
    Applicants must:

    • Be immigrants or children of immigrants in the United States.
    • Be attending a 4-year college program or accepted to a 4-year program OR accepted at or attending a graduate program within the U.S.
    • Provide a current transcript reflecting a minimum GPA of 3.0.

    Apply Now!

  • American Translation Association: Student Translation Award
    Deadline: July 31, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: ATA will award a grant-in-aid to a student for a literary or sci-tech translation or translation-related project. The project, which may be derived from any facet of translation studies, should result in a project with post-grant applicability, such as a publication, a conference presentation, or teaching materials. Computerized materials are ineligible, as are dissertations and theses. Translations must be from a foreign language into English.
    Applicants must:

    • Be an individual or group of students enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program attending an accredited college or university in the U.S. ** Preference will be given to students who have been or are currently enrolled in translator training programs. Students who have already published translations are ineligible.

    Apply Now!

    Eugene Bruno & Associates Scholarship Fund
    Deadline: July 30, 2021, at 5 pm PST; was June 1, 2021, but has been extended to meet minimum entry requirements.
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Eugene Bruno & Associates, is devoted to representing real people who are injured, through no fault of their own, and who find they are up against big insurance companies that don’t play fair. We are passionate about helping people. For that reason, the firm provides a bi-annual scholarship program of $1,000 to help alleviate the financial burden students experience when pursuing higher education. There is no application form to submit. To participate, students must submit a 2-minute video essay discussing the importance of preventing distracted driving in our communities. One winner and three finalists will be selected. The winner with the most engaging video essay will receive a $1,000 scholarship. All three finalists will receive a $100 scholarship.
    Applicants must:

    • Be enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S.A during the 2020-2021 academic school year.
    • Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or equivalent).

    Apply Now!

    MPower Financing "Global Citizen" Scholarship
    Deadline: July 20, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with DACA
    Requirements: In recognition of the extraordinary potential of these students, we’ve created the MPOWER Global Citizen Scholarship. We’ve intentionally designed this scholarship program to be as broad as possible to match the broad, diverse experiences of international students. There’s no requirement to be an MPOWER borrower to apply!
    Applicants must:

    • Be accepted at, or enrolled in, a full-time degree program at a U.S. or Canadian school that MPOWER supports (U of U, BYU-Provo, & Utah College of Dental Hygiene).
    • Be an international student allowed to legally study in the U.S. or Canada, as applicable. For study in the U.S., this means that the applicant is either a U.S. permanent resident (Green Card holder), protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, or has a valid visa that permits study in the U.S.

    Apply Now!

    MPower Financing "Women in STEM" Scholarship 
    Deadline: July 20, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with DACA
    Requirements: The scholarship was created to support women who will use their STEM degree to benefit society. MPower will award one (1) $5,000, one (1) $3,000, and one (1) $2,000 scholarships.
    Applicants must:

    • Be accepted at, or enrolled in, a full-time degree program at a U.S. or Canadian school that MPOWER supports.
    • Be an international student allowed to legally study in the U.S. or Canada, as applicable:
      • For study in the U.S., this means that the applicant meets one of these criteria:
        • Has a valid visa that permits study in the U.S.
        • Is protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
        • Is a U.S. permanent resident (Green Card holder)

    Apply Now!

    Platt Family Essay Contest Scholarship
    Deadline: July 31, 2021, at 11:59 PM EST
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: The Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest is designed for students who are full-time students in an American college or university. You do not have to be an American citizen, but you do need to be attending an American college or university during the eligibility period.
    Applicants must:

    • Be an undergraduate student.
    • Not be attending high school currently.
    • Be attending enrolled in school full-time (12 or more credits).

    Apply Now!

    "Spirit of Giving" Scholarship
    Deadline: July 31, 2021, at 11:59 PM EST
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Each year Wine Country Gift Baskets awards annual scholarships to three well-deserving students displaying the spirit of giving. The Wine Country Gift Baskets Spirit of Giving Scholarship is our way of encouraging acts of kindness, service, and giving so they remain an important part of our future. We are happy to award a scholarship of $1,000 to three winners.
    Applicants must:

    • Be planning to attend school in the following school year at an institution within the U.S.
    • Not be an employee or family member of Wine Country Gift Baskets or Houdini Inc.
    • Not be a previous winner of this scholarship.

    Apply Now!

  • Baumgartner Law Firm Law Student Scholarship
    Deadline: August 31, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented law students with or without DACA
    Requirements: The Baumgartner Law Firm is pleased to offer an annual law student scholarship to needy individuals who are enrolled at an accredited Law School in the U.S. A one-time award of $3,000.00 will be awarded to one winner to be used for tuition, books, and law school expenses. This scholarship will be awarded based on need and commitment to helping others.
    Applicants must:

    • Be enrolled at an accredited law school in (If you have applied to law school and have not yet been accepted, you may apply but the scholarship will only be awarded to someone accepted and enrolled at an accredited Law School at the time of scholarship selection).

    Apply Now!

    Driver Education Initiative "In the Driver's Seat" Scholarship - ROUND 2
    Deadline: August 1, 2021
    Applications for 2022-2023 Academic Year: Open January 1, 2022
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: The essay contest “In The Driver’s Seat” seeks to have applicants highlight the importance of being a safe and educated driver. This scholarship seeks to reward six students for his or her submission dealing with the importance of being a safe and educated driver. The application is handled in essay format. To apply, submit an essay of no less than 750 words.
    Applicants must:

    • Be currently enrolled in either High School, University, or College. **Employees and relatives of National Driving and Traffic School are ineligible.

    Apply Now!

    Dura-Pack Packaging Sustainability Initiative Award - ROUND 2
    Deadline: August 1, 2021
    Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: We are proud to offer our 2021 scholarship award opportunity. We are seeking to reward essay applicants with $3,000 in scholarship funds. As a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging bags and equipment, we are consistently striving to adopt and implement environmentally friendly manufacturing practices and have tailored our essay topics to reflect our “Green” initiatives. We have thoughtfully designed our essay topics to focus on environment and sustainability issues that are extremely prevalent today. There will be three contest submission dates. To be eligible for the 2021 Dura-Pack Academic Scholarship, submit your essay by one of the submission dates.
    Applicants must:

    • Be currently enrolled in either high school, university, or college as a full-time student. **Employees and relatives of Dura-Pack are ineligible.

    Apply Now!

  • Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
    Deadline: September 27, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Have you ever read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest and you’ll have a chance to win thousands of dollars in prize money. ARI has held student essay contests on Ayn Rand’s fiction since 1986, awarding over $2.2 million in prize money to contest winners! This year we will award more than $40,000 to hundreds of students worldwide.
    Applicants must:

    • Write an essay regarding a topic about one of Ayn Rand’s novels.
    • Be a high school student, undergraduate, and graduate student.

     Apply Now!

    Cards Against Humanity: The Science Ambassador Scholarship
    Deadline: Not currently listed
    Applications for 2021-2022 Academic Year: Open Fall 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: A full-tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math. Identify as a woman in a way that is significant to me. Attending college full-time in the U.S. during the 2021-2022 academic year. To apply, film a three–minute video of yourself explaining a STEM topic you’re passionate about.
    Applicants must:

    • Be a high school senior or an undergraduate college student.

    Apply Now!

  • AES Engineering Scholarship
    Deadline: October 8, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Our belief is that achieving a high GPA should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason, we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.
    Applicants must:

    • Be a high school senior or enrolled in a post-secondary educational facility.

    Apply Now!

    ExtremeTerrain’s Student Scholarship - SPRING SEMESTER
    Deadline: October 15, 2021, at 12 pm EST
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: ExtremeTerrain is offering two $3,000 scholarships, one for the fall semester and one for the Spring Semester. Students should submit a 700 – 1500 word essay that describes: who you are, why you feel it is important to maintain access to public lands for recreational use and how you plan to use your degree to advocate for the recreational use of public lands.
    Applicants must:

    • Be an undergraduate college/university student or high school senior who is pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Ecology, Land Use, Earth & Atmosphere Sciences, Sustainable Land Management, Environmental Biology, Sustainable Agriculture Systems.
    • Have proof of enrollment.

    Apply Now!

    La Unidad Latina Foundation
    Deadline: October 15, 2021
    Application for 2021-2022 Academic Year Open: September 1, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Of the Latino college student population, 74% cut their education short due to the financial pressures of supporting their families. LULF wants to make sure all students who start college, finish college by providing scholarships directly to the students when they need them most. Their annual national scholarship program for undergraduate and graduate Latino students awards grants of up to $2,000 per recipient to lessen the financial burden.
    Applicants must:

    • Be of Latin descent.

    Apply Now!

    Laybourne Law Firm Scholarship - SPRING SEMESTER
    Deadline: October 15, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: At Laybourne Law Firm, our values are all about giving back to the community. We want people to be treated fairly, which is why we represent anyone who’s suffered from a personal injury. We also want to give people a fair chance at higher education. We hope this scholarship can help someone in need who wouldn’t be able to afford to pay for college on their own. Our goal is to make the world a better place, a little bit at a time. To apply, please write a 500 – 700 word essay on one of the topics offered by the scholarship:

    • How has an injury or accident affected your life or someone else’s life that you know?
    • Ideas on how we can make our society safer
    • How can we prevent or lessen the impact of car accidents and injuries?

    Applicants must:

    • Be students who will be enrolling in college or post-secondary education in the following semester.

    Apply Now!

    Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship - FALL SEMESTER
    Deadline: October 3, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Submit a Design or Live URL; show us how creative you are! The web design can be from past or present. Your submission will be entered into our semi-annual $1000 award contest. The winner will also be granted a design critique session with Ken Braun, for any project of your choosing. The winner will be announced on October 10th.
    Applicants must:

    • Be attending a school in the United States.
    • Be a student at an accredited school, or be accepted to begin school at an accredited school within 6 months of application.

    Apply Now!

    Scholarship America: Dream Award
    Deadline: Not currently listed
    Applications for 2021-2022 Academic Year: Open August 1, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with DACA
    Requirements: The goal of the scholarship is to assist students from across the nation entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice. The awards will grow in amount each year, allowing students to receive aid throughout their college careers.
    Applicants must:

    • Be at least 17 years of age.
    • Have received a high school diploma or the equivalent from a U.S. school by September 2021.
    • Have completed or expect to successfully complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by June 2022.
    • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore year level or higher at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2022-23 academic year.
    • Be studying to obtain an associate’s or first bachelor’s degree.
    • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
    • Demonstrate financial need.

    Apply Now!

  • Driver Education Initiative "In the Driver's Seat" Scholarship - ROUND 3
    Deadline: November 30, 2021
    Applications for 2022-2023 Academic Year: Open January 1, 2022
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: The essay contest “In The Driver’s Seat” seeks to have applicants highlight the importance of being a safe and educated driver. This scholarship seeks to reward six students for his or her submission dealing with the importance of being a safe and educated driver. The application is handled in essay format. To apply, submit an essay of no less than 750 words.
    Applicants must:

    • Be currently enrolled in either High School, University, or College. **Employees and relatives of National Driving and Traffic School are ineligible.

    Apply Now!

    Sapling HR: People OPS & Onboarding Scholarship
    Deadline: November 1, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: The Sapling HR Onboarding Experience Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has a passion for people operations and HR space. The scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey their idea for useful innovation in mobile device technology.
    Applicants must:

    • Be enrolled or plan to be enrolled in a college or university for the 2022-2023 school year.

    Apply Now!

  • Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship
    Deadline: December 15, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: The Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship is an award for any undergraduate student in the United States who has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual. Students applying must submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us as to why you deserve to win this scholarship. There are no conditions or outside requirements for this essay.
    Applicants must:

    • Be enrolled or plan to be enrolled in an undergraduate program for the upcoming school year.

    Apply Now!

    Dura-Pack Packaging Sustainability Initiative Award - ROUND 3
    Deadline: December 1, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: We are proud to offer our 2021 scholarship award opportunity. We are seeking to reward essay applicants with $3,000 in scholarship funds. As a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging bags and equipment, we are consistently striving to adopt and implement environmentally friendly manufacturing practices and have tailored our essay topics to reflect our “Green” initiatives. We have thoughtfully designed our essay topics to focus on environment and sustainability issues that are extremely prevalent today. There will be three contest submission dates. To be eligible for the 2021 Dura-Pack Academic Scholarship, submit your essay by one of the submission dates.
    Applicants must:

    • Be currently enrolled in either high school, university, or college as a full-time student. **Employees and relatives of Dura-Pack are ineligible.

    Apply Now!

    "For A Bright Future" Global Scholarship Program
    Deadline: December 31, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: The goal of this scholarship is to allow under-represented high-performance motivated youths to pursue higher education in selected fields and to provide help to communities by solving complex social issues. Grants are based upon assessment of need and University selection. The average amount is $2,500 per scholarship.
    Applicants must:

    • Be high school/college students.
    • Reside and study in the United States.
    • Come from low-income households.
    • Have graduated with a GPA of 3.0 minimum.

    Apply Now!

    Joanne Norris Scholarship
    Deadline: December 31, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: Joanne Norris was an award-winning journalist. Her career began in the 50s, at a time when relatively few women were journalists, and she dedicated her exploration to go beyond "puff piece" assignments into deeper concerns, including sexism, racism, and bias. Joanne understood that honest journalism means examining a story from every angle, unafraid of where the facts will lead, and presenting it with respect for the immutable value of the truth. Students must write and submit a short essay on the question: "How has Covid-19 Pandemic Positively Impacted your Life?"
    Applicants must:

    • Be a high school senior.
    • Currently have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

    Apply Now!

    RevenueZen Social Selling Scholarship
    Deadline: December 15, 2021
    Open to: Undocumented students with or without DACA
    Requirements: The RevenueZen Social Selling Scholarship is an award for a student who is looking to innovate the hiring process. In an ideal world, what would hiring and applying for a job look like? How will you stand out? The RevenueZen Scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey their idea for an innovative social selling process focused on getting hired at a specific company.
    Applicants must:

    • Be a current or soon-to-be undergrad.
    • Submit a YouTube video in which they explain, present, inspire or otherwise convince us as to why they deserve to win this scholarship.

    Apply Now!