Foster, Homeless, Incarcerated, and Immigrant Youth
Foster, Homeless, Incarcerated, and Immigrant Youth

FOSTER YOUTH

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Aaron Ruben Scholarship Fund


Award: $1,500 to $3,000
Deadline: July 1

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Chafee Grant


Award: up to $5,000 a year
Deadline: Ongoing

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Dorothy and Robert DeBolt Scholarship


Award: $3,000
Deadline:  May 31

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Family Fellowship Program


Award: $90,000
Deadline:  May 1

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Foster Care to Success Scholarships


Award:  $2,500 to $5,000
Deadline:  March 31

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National Foster Parent Association Scholarship


Award:  $1,000
Deadline:  April 5

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Rezvan Foundation for Excellence Scholarship


Award: up to $100,000
Deadline:  January 1

IMMIGRANT YOUTH

Undocumented Student Scholarships


 

Davis-Putter Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 1, 2019

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants up to $10,000 to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community.


 

Dream.Us Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019

Dream.Us offers two scholarships: The National Scholarship with awards up to $14,500 for an associate’s degree and $29,000 for a bachelor’s degree, and the Opportunity Scholarship with awards up to $80,000 to cover tuition, fees, and on-campus housing and meals for a bachelor’s degree. Your eligibility for both is based upon where you live.


 

Golden Door Scholarships

Application Deadline: September 19, 2019

Golden Door Scholars offers scholarships up to $40,000 each to eligible DACA students who are high school seniors, recent high school graduates, or currently enrolled as a college undergraduate. Scholarship recipients will receive funding to support tuition, room and board for a four-year degree at Golden Door partner schools and schools offering in-state tuition to students with DACA status.


 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline: April 19, 2019

The HSF Scholarship offers students of Hispanic heritage scholarship awards based on merit with amounts ranging from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need.  Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students.


 

Immigrants Rising Scholarship Directory

Application Deadline: Varies

Immigrant Rising’s list of undergraduate scholarships contains scholarships for undergraduate studies that don’t require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency.


 

Que Llueva Café Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 2, 2019

The Chicano Organizing and Research in Education (Core) offers scholarships of $500 each to undocumented high school students who will enroll for the first time in an accredited college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico.  Applicant must be an undocumented student of Chicano / Latino descent.