6 Scholarship Opportunities for Undocumented Students!


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Are you an undocumented student striving for your education? Are you looking for scholarships that are open for you, or maybe someone you know?

Thanks to MyUndocumentedLife Blog for listing the following scholarships in their blog!

1. Becas Univision 2015

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Univision is offering 34 scholarships ($5,000 each) to students in high school, transferring from community college, and current college students. Click here for more information!

2. Dream Summer 2015

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Dream Summer is a national internship program of the Dream Resource Center. The US Senate’s
failure to pass the DREAM Act in 2010 sparked conversations among immigrant youth leaders on how to effectively sustain the immigrant youth movement, giving birth to Dream Summer, a national internship program. Find the application HERE.

3. Ascend Educational Fund Scholarship

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Ascend Educational Fund awards scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 to immigrant students and children of immigrants who are graduating from a New York City high school to attend public or private colleges and universities, regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status. Apply today!

4. CUNY Becas Scholarship Program

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CUNY Becas is a program that offers scholarships that range from $4500 to $6030 to CUNY undergraduate and graduate students who meet three criteria: academic excellence, financial need, and commitment to service in the Mexican community. Find more information here!

5. OCIYU 2015 Scholarship

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The Orange County Immigrant Youth United recently opened its 2015 scholarship prorgram! Since 2011, OCIYU has provided $11,500 in scholarships. They are one of few nationwide scholarship programs that is by, and for, undocumented youth! NOW OPEN!

6. RAISE: Revolutionizing Asian American Immigrant Stories on the East Coast Scholarship

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The RAISE Scholarship 2015 is a $500 non-renewable scholarship for pan-Asian undocumented people. There will be five (5) scholarships (each for $500) awarded in Spring 2015 to five (5) different applicants in the areas of Arts & Culture, Higher Education, Leadership, Community Service and Professional Development. The RAISE Scholarship 2015 is made possible by artist and writer, Sahra Vang Nguyen, and presented in collaboration with the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund in New York City. Apply Now!

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