Immigrants Rising 2020 Scholarship and Fellowships List

        This list contains 344 undergraduate and 302 graduate/post-graduate scholarships and fellowships that do not require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency (425 are open to individuals who do not  have DACA).

Educators For Fair Consideration (E4FC)

E4FC provides comprehensive resources for undocumented young people in their pursuit of college, career and citizenship, including guides to undergraduate and graduate scholarships:

Harvard’s Act on a Dream Scholarship Database

A searchable database of undergraduate and graduate scholarship opportunities available to undocumented students:

Graduates Researching a Dream Deferred (GRADD) 

An organization founded by undocumented graduate students, based in Southern California, which aims to address the needs of immigrant students interested in pursuing graduate education:

Hispanic Scholarship Foundation

The Hispanic Scholarship Foundation is awarding scholarships to high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate students, and community college transfers. Awards range from $500 to $5,000. This scholarship opportunity is open to undocumented students with DACA. 


Since MALDEF’s founding, the civil rights organization has supported the next generation of civil rights advocates for the Latino community. MALDEF currently offers a Scholarship Resource Guide for high school, college, and graduate students, plus a Law School Scholarship Program for law students. 

Golden Door Scholars 

Golden Door Scholars provides scholarships for DACA students and scholarships for undocumented students. High school seniors or recent graduates may qualify, but preference will be given to high school graduates from states that require undocumented students to pay out-of-state tuition. 

DREAMers Roadmap

DREAMers Roadmap is a free mobile app that gathers undocufriendly scholarship opportunities.