Undocumented/Immigrant Students



The E4FC Scholarship Lists and Guides is a carefully researched list from Educators for Fair Consideration containing up-to-date information about scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate immigrant students that don't have U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency, as well as advice and tips for writing winning scholarship applications.  (The lists and information can also be valuable to international students.) This resource is revised frequently.  See also Paying for College.

Additional National Scholarship Lists

10,000 Degrees
Offers scholarships for undocumented students and lists others.

Act on a Dream
Coming soon:  a searchable scholarship database.

Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard’s List 
This 50-page list includes scholarships available to  U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. Scholarships are categorized by deadline and indicate whether citizenship is a requirement.

MALDEF Scholarship Resource Guide
This is an extensive list of scholarships for ethnically diverse populations that may not inquire about immigration status or require a valid social security number. Check with individual scholarships for eligibility criteria.

My (Un)documented Life 
Contains up-to-date resources and information written by an undocumented student, with a robust scholarship section.

Pre-Health Dreamers
A scholarship list for health-related graduate programs.

Resource list from Arizona to provide college scholarships to all students, regardless of immigration status.

Selected Funding Opportunities Open to Non-U.S. Citizens
This is a unique list of scholarships for non-U.S. citizens of diverse ethnicities. Includes scholarships that fund undergraduate and graduate work in the U.S. and abroad.