The Urban Institute estimates that 65,000 undocumented students graduate high school each year. Scholarships for undocumented students can be difficult to find, but here at Scholarship Spotlight we have gathered a list of scholarships available for undocumented students. A few are currently active, so apply for these now! Others have deadlines that have passed, but they’ll be available in the near future, so keep them for future reference and check back on Spotlight to apply.
Eligibility: Open to all High School level students under 19 who love animals.
Eligibility: Must be a student residing in Los Angeles or San Diego, California.
Eligibility: Hispanic graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who intend to pursue for a career in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
Eligibility: Open to High School seniors and college undergraduates of any major, this scholarship is seeking candidates demonstrate excellence in leadership, diversity, integrity, and academics. Financial need is a requirement.
Deadline: June 29
Eligibility: Hispanic high school seniors, ,who are attending a high school in Brownsville, Texas; Elizabeth, New Jersey; or Los Angeles, California. Must be planning on majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math.
Eligibility: For AIChE student members. Must be undergraduate chemical engineering majors who are members of a minority group that is underrepresented in chemical engineering, such as African American, Hispanic, Native American, or Alaskan Native.
Deadline: June 15
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors who are entering college in the fall. Students must be members of a minority group that is underrepresented in chemical engineering, such as African American, Hispanic, Native American, or Alaskan Native. You must be planning to enroll in a four-year college or university offering a science/engineering degree.
Deadline: June 15
Eligibility: For high school seniors and college freshmen who have been active in causes related to peace or social justice.
Eligibility: Must be at least 16 years of age,with a history of migration to maintain work in agriculture, and demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in one of the following disciplines: visual arts, performing arts, media, and crafts. Must submit portfolio with samples of work.
Deadline: June 1 and Nov 1
Eligibility: Graduate students enrolled in an accredited master’s, doctoral, or law program in the United States or Canada.
Eligibility: Must attend a CSO partner college or university.
Eligibility: Hispanic College students enrolled in full-time majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
Eligibility: Must be a student residing in Colorado enrolling in a two- or four-year Colorado college or university.
Eligibility: Must be a student of Latino decent
Eligibility: Must be from Sacramento, California.
Eligibility: This is for women of Chicana/Latina heritage seeking post-secondary education in Northern California.
Eligibility: Students pursuing higher education at US college or university.
Eligibility: Must a student residing in Los Angeles County, California.
Eligibility: Available to Hispanic students throughout the United States.
Eligibility: Chicago Public Schools (CPS) high school seniors who have a minimum 2.5 GPA. To qualify for this scholarship applicants must have been accepted to and attend college in the upcoming fall semester.
Deadline: April 30
Eligibility: Must be active in movements for social and/or economic justice.
Eligibility: Must apply through a local chapter.
Eligibility: For Latino/a students from the southwest side of Chicago.
Eligibility: This is for high school seniors and college undergraduate students who will maintain full-time status at an accredited, post-secondary institution beginning in the fall of the current year. Must have completed 50 hours of active community service within the past 12 months.
Deadline: Feb 28
Eligibility: This is for high school seniors, high school graduates, GED recipients, and current undergraduate students. Students must intend to enroll or be enrolled in an engineering/technology machining program or closely related field of study.
Deadline: Nov. 1
Eligibility: This is for high school seniors who are attending a public high school in Illinois. Students must be planning to enter in education or education-related degree program that requires certification from a state board of education. Students must be in the upper 33% of their class.
Deadline: Feb 17
Eligibility: Must be a student residing in Illinois.
Eligibility: Latino High School and college students in Arizona.
Eligibility: Graduate or undergraduate students who are majoring in a program related to instrumentation, systems, or automation.
Eligibility: This is for Latino/a students who are graduating from high school with plans to attend any two- or four-year institution of higher learning (students planning to attend community college are welcome to apply).
Eligibility: For students pursuing a medical degree and dedicated to serving the Latino and underserved communities.
Eligibility: For new and amateur writers of new short stories or novelettes of science fiction or fantasy
Eligibility: For new and amateur artists of science fiction or fantasy.
Eligibility: Must be a Latino/a student residing in Chicago, Illinois.
Eligibility: Students must be enrolled in a US Law School.
Eligibility: High School seniors who are graduating from a high school in Lake or McHenry County, Illinois. Student must be entering an engineering program at an ABET-EAC accredited college or university.
Eligibility: Hispanic students who are student members of National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ). Students must be pursuing a career in broadcast journalism.
Eligibility: Hispanic students who are student members of NAHJ. Students must be pursuing careers in print, broadcast, online, or visual journalism.
Eligibility: For women pursing post secondary education.
Eligibility: High school seniors and college undergraduates who are majoring in education. Must be associated with the Future Educators of America or Phi Delta Kappa.
Eligibility: Must be involved in the LGBTQ Community
Eligibility: Preference will be given to applicants who are considering teaching as a vocation. Financial need is considered. Students residing in the following states can apply: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, or North Carolina.
Deadline: Feb 1
Eligibility: Students who are Central American or another Latino ethnicity and live in the Los Angeles area, specifically Pico Union, South Los Angeles, Central LA, and surrounding schools.
Eligibility: Central American or other Latino students from the Los Angeles, California area pursuing a career in a health related field.
Eligibility: Women residing in Illinois and Georgia
Eligibility: Hispanic high school seniors from any high school in Pima County, Arizona. Must attend an accredited college or vocational school in Southern Arizona.
Eligibility: Must be studying in field of transportation logistics, supply-chain management, traffic management, transportation safety, and/or related transportation industry operations and services
Eligibility: Must be a Latina student graduating from a high school California.
Eligibility: Must a Latina graduating from a high school in California.