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See below for scholarships which don't require U.S. Citizenship.
Some scholarships may be specifically for DACA/DREAMer students, and others may be specifically for Refugees or Asylees. 

College De​pot Private Scholarship List 
This Scholarship List for the 2019-2020 academic year includes scholarship opportunities that do not require U.S. Citizenship or residency. The scholarships are organized in order of month, and there are also lists of Arizona-Specific Scholarships and General Scholarship Resources outside of this particular resource. 
Make sure that you look through these sources to confirm updated deadlines in addition to checking the websites of the scholarships themselves. At the time of the creation of this document, not all of the upcoming scholarship deadlines had been posted or updated.
  
  
  
Requirements
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Coca Cola Scholars Foundation10/31/2019Up to $20,000
U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Hatian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees are eligible.  
  • HS Senior​​, anticipating completion of HS diploma  ​​
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution​​ ​​
  • Achievement based scholarship​​ 
  • 3.00+ GPA at the end of their junior year​​ 
  • Transcript Community Service 
Note: Scholarship opens in August, deadline is projected and may not be exact
Science Ambassador Scholarship - Women's STEM Scholarship12/11/2019Full Tuition Scholarship for up to four years
​DACA Eligible/Dreamer Eligible 
Women's STEM Scholarship 
  • Undergraduate Students or HS Seniors who will be attending college in Fall 2018 
  • A full tuition scholarship for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or math 
  • Attend a college in the U.S. Application Submit a three-minute video of yourself explaining a STEM topic you are passionate about and upload the video to YouTube. 
 *Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact
Arizona Highways Adventures in Nature Student Photography Contest 12/15/2019up to $5,000
​​Arizona Resident Scholarship 
Daca Eligible 
  • Must be an amateur, student photographer between the ages of 13-18, with parents' permission, to apply. 
 *Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute- Congressional Internship Program -Summer Internship12/15/2019$2,500 - $3,750 stipend
Hispanic Scholarship/Internship program 
DACA-Eligible 
  • for students interested in Politics/Government Students must be currently enrolled full time and working towards their undergraduate degree. 
  • Community colelge individuals graduating in June are eligible for the Summer session if they are transferring to a new institution come the Fall semester. 
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, asyless, or individuals who are lawfully authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer and who, at the time of application, possess lawful evidence of employment authorization. 
  • Preference of 3.0 GPA or higher 
  • Demonstrate evidence of leadership skills and potential for leadership growth 
  • Demonstrated commitment to public service-oriented activities  ​
  • Application 2 essay questions 
  • Resume 
  • One letter of recommendation
Scholarship America Dream Award12/15/2019$5,000 - $15,000
​DACA Eligible 
  • Undergraduate/two-year or 4-year college/university or vocational technical school 
  • To apply for the Dream Award, students must: 
    • Have received a high school diploma or equivalent from a U.S. school; Be planning to complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by the end of the current academic year (May 2020); 
    • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore-year level or higher at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year; 
    • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent); 
    • Be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent resident (holders of a Permanent Resident Card), or individuals granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) 
*Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact
Hooked to Books Annual Scholarship12/20/2019$500-$1,000
DACA/DREAMer-Eligible​ 
  • Essay: 500-2000 words on, "How did a book change your life?" ​
  • Enrollment in a 2-4 year college 
Hooked to Books Scholarship12/20/2019$1,000
​DACA/Dreamer Eligible 
  • For students 15+ 
  • Available to students worldwide 
  •  Essay topic- Choose from -  
    • How did a book change your life?
    • What book mirrors your life? 
    • What book got you hooked to books?
  •  500+ words​​
It Should Be FAIR! Fearless Asians for Immigration Reform DACA Application Scholarship12/21/2019$465
DACA-Specific Scholarship Asian/Pacific Islander Scholarship 
  • Applicant's country of origin is located in Asia or in the Pacific Islands, and ethnically identifies as Asian or Pacific Islander 
  • Is eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) as outlined by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
NATA Pioneers of Flight Scholarship12/28/2019$1,000
Aviation Scholarship
No residency/citizenship specifications 
  • College Sophomore or Junior ​ 
  • Enrolled in aviation degree program​ 
  • Application 
  • 3.0+ GPA 
  • Career goals in General Aviation 
*Note: Deadine is projected, may not be exact
School Band and Orchestra Magazine Scholarship12/31/2019$1,000
Music Students 
DACA Eligible/No Citizenship Requirements
  • Grades 4-12  ​
  • Application Essay (250 word maximum) 
*Note: Deadline is projected may not be exact
Why Decor Matters Southwestern Rug Depot Scholarship12/31/2019$1,000
DACA/DREAMer-Eligible
  • To be eligible for this scholarship students must be enrolled full or part-time at an accredited university during the 2019 – 2020 school year.
  • Proof of enrollment is required
  • Essay (300 word minimum) on "Why Decor Matters"- Feel free to explain a time decor mattered in your life, why it matters in your life / society / history / philosophy / physics / anything. 
Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest1/18/2020Up to $5,000
​​DACA/​DREAMer Eligible​ 
  • Registered undergraduate full-time Juniors or Seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States during the Fall 2018 Semester. 
  • 3,000 - 4,000 word essay on an ethical dilemma prompt 
  • 1 Faculty Sponsor 
 *Note: projected deadline, deadline may not be exact
VSA Playwright Discovery Program1/23/2020Varies
​DACA/DREAMer Eligible 
Disability Scholarship
  • Young writers with disabilities and collaborative groups that include students with disabilities, in the U.S. grades 6-12 (or equivalents) or ages 11-18 for non-U.S. students, are invited to explore the disability experience through the art of writing for performance—in the form of plays, screenplays, or music theater. 
  • Writers are encouraged to craft short (10 minute) works from their own experiences and observations in the style of realism, through the creation of fictional characters and settings, or writing metaphorically or abstractly about the disability experience.
*Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact
Point Foundation Scholarships1/28/2020Up to $10,000
​LGBTQ Scholarship 
​DACA and DREAMer-Eligible 
  • Students Eligible Must be "out" as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community 
  • 18+ ​
  • Must be a HS senior intending to enroll or a current college student enrolled full time at an accredited college or university 
  • Must be enrolled ​​in a degree-granting undergraduate, graduate or doctoral program 
  • Community college students must be transferring to a 4-year college or university 
  • Proven track-record of leadership and community involvement 
  • Strong academic achievement 
  • Working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community 
  • Financial need
Association for Women in Mathematics Essay Contest1/31/2020Unlisted
Women in Mathematics Scholarship DACA/Dreamer Eligible 
  • Categories of Grades 6-8, 9-12, and Undergraduate Students​ 
  • ​Application - Biographical Essay Essay- Interview a woman pursuing a career in mathematics 
 *Note: Deadline is January 31st of each year​
MALDEF's Law School Scholarship Program1/31/2020$5,000
Law Student Scholarship 
DACA/DREAMer Eligible 
  • Open to all students who are enrolled full-time at an accredited United States law school in the 2019-2020 academic school year and are completing their first law degree. 
  • Applicants are evaluated based on four main factors: 1) personal background and financial need; 2) academic and extracurricular achievement; 3) demonstrated commitment to serving the Latino community, shown through academic, extracurricular, or professional record of service; and 4) future plans to advance the rights of Latinos. 
 *Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact
Princeton Prize In Race Relationships Scholarship1/31/2020$1,000
​DACA/Dreamer Eligible​ 
  • Applicant must currently be in 9-12th grade, in a particular region in the U.S. 
  • Application 
  • Community volunteer/involvement 
  • 1 adult reference form

*Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact
DREAM Summer Fellowship2/1/2020$5,000 Fellowship Award
​DACA/DREAM-er Eligible 
  • No required citizenship status Must be at least 18 years of age by June 18, 2020 
  • Must have an interest and commitment to social justice. Full-time availability to attend 10-week summer retreat. 
*Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact
Microsoft Tuition Scholarship2/9/2020Partial tuition
DACA/DREAMer-Eligible
STEM
 
  • Must be enrolled full-time in a bachelor's degree program at a four-year university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico Open to students pursuing Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM degree 
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 cumulative GPA out of a possible 4.0, or a minimum 4.0 cumulative GPA out of a possible 5.0
*Please note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact
Do Something - Gun Violence Prevention Scholarship2/14/2020$2,500
DACA/DREAMER Elgible ​
  • February 14, 2020 marks the two year anniversary of the Parkland school shooting, which took the lives of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Since the shooting, we've come a long way, but there’s so much more to do. Share your thoughts on gun violence with elected officials, and what it means to you and your community. You can submit your thoughts online, or make a "Broken Heart" Valentine's Day card Take action by February 14 to be entered for a chance at winning a $2,500 scholarship! 
  • No essays, no GPA requirements, no applications!  

*Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact
Queer Foundation Scholarship2/14/2020$1,000
LGBTQ Scholarship
DACA/DREAMer Eligible

  • HS Seniors, 18 and younger ​ 
  • Must attend a U.S. college or university in the 2019-2020 academic year 
  • Must study queer theory or related field: queer medical, legal or social issues​​ 
  • Essay- should be 3-5 pages long
*Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact
American Welding Society Foundation: Matsuo Bridge Company, Ltd. of Japan Scholarship2/15/2020$2,500
​DACA/DREAMer Eligible 
  • The Matsuo Bridge Company, Ltd. of Japan Scholarship will be awarded to a college junior or senior, or a graduate student pursuing a degree in civil engineering, welding engineering, welding engineering technology, or related discipline. 
  • All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements: Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age. 
  • Applicant must have a high school diploma. 
  • Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA 
  • Studnet must be enrolled full or part time in an accredited college or university in the United States. 
  • Applicant must submit all application information.
*Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact
National Association of Hispanic Journalists Scholarship 2/15/2020$1,500-$5,000
DACA/DREAMer Eligible 
  • open to college-bound high school seniors, college undergraduates and graduate students pursuing careers in English or Spanish-language print, broadcast, digital or photojournalism. 
  • Students attending four-year colleges and community colleges in the Unites States and Puerto Rico. 
  • 3.0 GPA minimum
  • Essay 
  • Transcripts 
  • Letters of recommendation 
*Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact
Ethnic Minority and Women’s Enhancement Graduate Scholarship2/15/2020$10,000

​DACA/DREAMer-Eligible
Women Minority Athletics Scholarship

  • Are at least in their final season of NCAA athletics eligibility or will not be using any remaining athletics eligibility.
  • Have an overall undergraduate minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2 (based on a 4.000 scale) or its equivalent, including all undergraduate hours earned at all undergraduate institutions attended. 
  • Are seeking admission or have been accepted into a sports administration or other graduate program that will assist the applicant in obtaining a career in intercollegiate athletics (athletics administrator, coach, athletic trainer or other career that provides a direct service to intercollegiate athletics).
  • Are outstanding citizens and excellent role models for the institution and intercollegiate athletics.
  • Essay, Transcript, Letter of Recommendation
  • View website for more info
Cinthya Felix Scholarship2/20/2020$500
​DACA/DREAMer Eligible 
Medical/HealthCare
Hispanic/Latino
  • Must be committed to pursuing a career in medicine and dedicated to serving the Latino and underserved communities. 
  • Applicants should demonstrate a desire to advance the state of health care and education in Latino and underserved communities through leadership in extracurricular activities and/or membership in civic organizations. 
  • Must be sophomore level or higher at 4-year university or post-baccalaureate student during the 2019-2020 academic year. 
  • Students are eligible to receive the scholarship regardless of immigration or citizenship status, as long as the university they attend will allow them to enroll and register for classes. 
  • Strong consideration will be placed upon financial need. 
  • Must be a resident or attending school within the LMSA-West region states (Arizona, California, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Nevada) 
  • Must be a dues-paying pre-med member of LMSA-West.
*Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact
Vegetarian Resource Group College Scholarships2/20/2020Up to $10,000
​Vegetarian Scholarship 
  • High School Seniors 
  • Application 
  • Essay​ 
  • Transcripts 
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation 
  • DACA Eligible
Shui Kuen Allen Chin Scholarship 2/26/2020$1,000
DACA/Dreamer Eligible/No Citizenship Status Requirement 
  • Open to all ethnicities 
  • Self or parent currently or formerly employed at an Asian-owned or Asian Cuisine Restaurant.  
  • Community advocacy and social justice work on behalf or Asian American, immigrant, gay and lesbian and/or other progressive causes 
  • 3.0 Minimum GPA​ 
  • Transcript 
  • 2 letters of Recommendation 
  • Essays 
  • Application form 

*Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact
LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship2/28/2020$2,000
Minority Scholarship
DACA-Eligible
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident or DACA recipient 
  • Advertising, marketing, or public relations major/field of study 
  • Undergraduate current freshman, sophomore, junior, or non-graduating seniors only  ​
  • Must be a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino or Native American/Alaska Native 
  • Must be a full-time student at a four-year, accredited institution within the U.S., carrying a total of 12 units or more per semester/quarter 
  • Must have at least one year to complete his/her degree from the time the scholarships are awarded in May 2019 Application 
  • *Minimum 3.0 GPA (If you do not meet this requirement, provide supplemental essay)
*Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact
TheDream.US National Scholarship2/28/2020Full-Tuition and Fees
DACA-Specific Scholarship
  • DACA or TPS eligible or have applied to recieve DACA or TPS approval Must be eligible for in-state tuition at the Dream.
  • US partner college you want to attend; Must have significant unmet financial need. 
  • For students who have graduated or will graduate from high school (or have earned or will earn a high school equivalency diploma) by the end of the 2019-2020 academic year: 
  • Must graduate with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  •  You must be entering a bachelor's program as a Freshman for the 2020-2021 academic school year.  
  • For community college graduate transfers: Must have graduated or will graduate from an accredited community college at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year with a GPA of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale. 
  •  You are not eligible if you are currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program at a university
*Note: If you are DACA eligible but decide not to apply for DACA at this point in time, you can still apply for The Dream.US National Scholarship. See website for more info. 
A Voice for Animals Contest3/1/2020up to $500
DACA/DREAMer Eligible 
Essay Contest 
  • Must currently be attending middle school, high school or be home-schooled, 
  • Must be between 14-18 years of age on the date the contest opens, Program is open to all students, regardless of nationality, citizenship, or country of residence.​ 
  • The contest is also open to ESL (English as a second language) students.
*Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact
Grand Canyon University: Students Inspiring Students Scholarship -A Neighborhood Scholarship3/1/2020Full-Tuition and Fees
DACA/DREAMER Eligible
Local Scholarship
 
For HS Seniors applying to Grand Canyon University
  • To qualify, high school seniors must meet application requirements:  
    • High school senior admissible to GCU (Admissibility Requirements: 3.0 unweighted GPA, 19 ACT, or 920 SAT (includes math and reading scores only) 
    • Attending one of GCU's neighborhood, participant schools (includes all Phoenix Union High School District schools, Glendale High School, Washington High School, and Bourgade Catholic High School) 
    • Student must complete a minimum of 100 hours of study time at the GCU Learning Lounge prior to the application deadline.  
    • Demonstrate a financial need.​ 
*Note: Projected Deadline, may not be exact
HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship (Spring)3/1/2020$1,000

DACA/DREAMer-Eligible

  • The scholarship is open to students with at least one year of college. 
  • 3.0 GPA minimum
  •  A scholarship award of $1,000 (each) is awarded to the strongest candidate with a demonstrated passion for Internet Marketing.  
  • Deadlines are March 1 and November 1 annually
Microsoft disAbility Scholarship3/1/2020$5,000 per year, renewable for up to 4 years total
DACA/Dreamer Eligible​
Disablity Scholarship
STEM, Law, Business
  • Engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or related field 
  • Be a current high school senior living with a disAbility​ as defined by WHO), whether that be visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, speech or other disability.
  • Plan to attend an undergraduate program in a U.S. 2 or 4 year college/university in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation. 
  • Leadership qualities 
  • Have high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher 
  • Require financial assistance to attend college
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • 3 essays
NSHSS Greg Goff Leadership Awards3/1/2020$2,000

DACA/DREAMer-Eligible

  • No Citizenship Requirements- open to students worldwide
  • HS seniors
  • 3.0+ GPA
  • scholarship based on outstanding leadership
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • Recommendation Letter
*Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact
Aliento Arizona Dream Scholarship Fund3/1/2020$4,000 (1st place) & $2,500 (2nd place)
DACA/DREAMer Specific Scholarship
  • Be a DACA or undocumented high school senir within Phoenix Union High School DistrictWilling to consider a community college education in your first year
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Evidence of 15 hours of community service
  • Evidence of AP or Honors courses
  • Evidence of athletic achievement (minimum of 1 year of Varsity sports)
Que Llueva Café (CORE) Scholarship3/2/2020$500
Must be Chicano/Latino descent 
DACA/DREAMer-Eligible
  • Must be an Undocumented Student 
  • DACA students are eligible 
  • Must be enrolling for the first time in an accredited college or university in the U.S or Puerto Rico for the 2020-2021 academic year
  • High School Senior 
  • Must demonstrate financial need 
  • Must demonstrate academic potential and promise​​ 
*Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact
Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest3/8/2020Up to $2,000
DACA/DREAMer Eligible 
  • Open to all high school students graduating in the classes of 2020 and 2021. 
  • Essay Contest: Religious Liberty topic
*Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact
American Society of Human Genetics' (ASHG) Annual DNA Day Essay Contest3/8/2020Up to $1,000

STEM/Medicine-related Essay Contest
DACA/DREAMer-Eligible

  • 9th-12th Grade
  • ​750 word essay
  • Essay on DNA/Genetics Prompt
  • Students must have teachers verify students' work, or if home-schooled, parents must verify students' work.
Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact

Leonard M. Perryman Memorial Scholarship3/15/2020$2,500
​Ethnic Minority Scholarship ​
DACA Eligible​
United Methodist Church Member
 
  • Senior in Journalism or Mass Communications 
  • Application ​​​
*Note: Deadline is projected: may not be exact
Youth in Print Document Management & Graphic Communications Industry Scholarships3/15/2020$2,000
DACA/DREAMer-Eligible 
High School, Undergraduate, Graduate student, or technical college students eligible
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation are required and must be submitted by March 15.
  • Your official transcripts or a copy of your official transcripts must be submitted via email or postmarked by March 15.
  • High school students ONLY – if your SAT’s or ACT scores are NOT recorded on your official transcripts email or send separately to: PGSF, 301 Brush Creek Road, Warrendale, PA 15086 postmarked by March 15
  • You must have a 3.0 GPA or better.
  • A full-time status(Full-time status defined as someone who is registered in 12 or more credits per term)
  • Student must be pursuing a career in printing technology, printing management, or graphic communication.
Helen Jean Simpson Scholarship3/16/2020$5,000
Scholarship for "​Refugee," "Asylum Granted," or "Victim of human trafficking" students
Local Scholarship/Arizona resident scholarship
  • Graduating high school senior or current college student 
  • Entered the United States in Refugee status as holder of an Arrival-Departure Record (I-94) from the Department of Homeland Security showing any of the following designations: “Refugee,” “Asylum Granted,” or “Victim of human trafficking." 
  • 3.0 GPA in high school or completed college level work. 
  • Arizona resident for tuition purposes at public colleges. 
  • Intent to enroll full-time at a 4-year university in the US. 
  • Financial need as indicated on the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA. 
Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact
QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program3/20/2020Varies
​​High School Juniors Applying to College Fall of Senior Year 
DACA/DREAMer-Eligible
  • Family income < $65,000 
  • U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resid​ents OR Students, regardless of citizenship, currently attending high school in the United States 
  • Top 5-10% of graduating class SAT (CR + M) scores > 1250 ACT composite score > 27 
  • Online ​Application 
  • Letter of Recommendation from Core Academic Teacher 
  • High School Transcript 
  • Standardized test scores - up to date PSAT, SAT, PLAN, ACT, Subject Tests, IB, or AP scores. SAT and/or ACT test scores are recommended. ​

*Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact
Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku Competition3/21/2020$100
​DACA/DREAMer Eligible 
  • Students in 7th-12th grades Haiku Submission must be mailed (not electronic)​ 
  • up to 3 submissions per person
The Princeton University Summer Journalism Program3/23/2020All Expenses Paid Trip and Seminar
​DACA/DREAMer Eligible 
  • You must currently be a junior in high school. You must live in the United States. You must have at least an unweighted 3.5 grade point average (out of 4.0). You must have an interest in journalism. The combined income of your custodial parent(s)/guardian(s) plus child support payments, if any, must not exceed $60,000. ​ 
  • Your official high school transcript 
  • Proof of meeting income requirements 
  • A recommendation letter from a teacher 
  • A high school profile from your guidance or college counselor, or r a provided form filled out to the best of their ability. Clips from your high school newspaper or other publication (if you have them)​ 
*Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact
Microsoft Diversity Conference scholarship3/29/2020Diversity Conference Travel, hotel, and meal stipend in the amount of $1,200 USD
Computer Science/STEM scholarship 
DACA/DREAMer-Eligible
  • Applicants must be enrolled full time in a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD program at a four-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico at the time the application is submitted.  
  • The scholarship is open to students pursuing Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM field. 
*Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact
Casey Family Scholarship3/31/2020$2,500-$5,000
Foster Care/Adoption Scholarship 
Undergraduate Scholarship, 25 and under  
DACA/DREAMer-Eligible
  • Applicants must: Have been in public or private foster care for the 12 consecutive months leading up to and including their 18th birthday; OR have been adopted or placed into legal guardianship after their 16th birthday; OR have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday and not subsequently adopted Be under the age of 25 on March 31 of the year in which they apply if they have not previously received scholarship funding from Foster Care to Success 
  • Have been in foster care or orphaned while living in the United States.  
  • U.S. citizenship is not required. 
  • Have been accepted into or expect to be accepted into an accredited, Pell-eligible college or other postsecondary school
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund3/31/2020Up to $10,000
​DACA/DREAM-er Eligible​
Social Justice Scholarship
  • The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. 
  • These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement
  •  Application 
  • Transcripts 
  • 2 Letters of recommendation 
  • Financial Statement (FAFSA)​
LNESC LULAC National Scholarship Fund *Hispanic Scholarship3/31/2020Up to $2,000
Hispanic Scholarship​
DACA Eligible 
Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Applicants must be US Citizen, legal resident, or granted DACA 
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students​​ ​​ 
  • LNSF Award Criteria: Applicants are eligible for the following three types of scholarship awards.  
    • 1. National Scholastic Achievement Awards ($2,000)-- GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, and if the student is an entering freshman, 29 or higher on the ACT test, or 1350 or higher on the SAT test
    • 2. Honors Awards ($500 to $2,000) -- GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, 23 or higher on the ACT test, or 1100 or higher on the SAT test.  
    • 3. General Awards ($250 to $1,000) -- Grades and academic performance will serve as indicators of potential; however, an emphasis may be placed on the individual's motivation, sincerity, and community involvement.  
  • Application Personal Statement with 300 word maximum ​​High School or College Transcript Copy of ACT/SAT report​​​​
Note: Projected deadline; may not be exact.
Orphan Foundation of America/Casey Family Scholarship3/31/2020up to $5,000
​​Orphan/Foster Care Youth Scholarship 
DACA/DREAMer Eligible 
  • U.S. citizenship is not required 
  • Renewable up to 5 years 
  • Applicant must: Have been in public or private foster care for the 12 consecutive months leading up to and including their 18th birthday; OR have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday and not subsequently adopted; and must be under the age of 25 on March 31 of the year in which they apply if they have not previously received scholarship funding from Foster Care to Success 
  • Must have been in foster care or orphaned while living in the United States 
  • Must have been accepted into or expect to be accepted into an accredited, Pell-eligible college or other post-secondary school 
*Note: scholarship opens January 1, 2020
Princeton Ten-Minute Play Contest3/31/2020Up to $500
DACA/DREAMer-Eligible
11th graders
  • All 11th grade high school students in the U.S. eligible to apply  
  • 1 play submission (10 page maximum)​
*Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact
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