SCHOLARSHIPS for Undocumented Students
Here is a list of scholarships that do not ask for a social security number, or that specifically welcome Undocumented Students to apply. Remember: You are perfectly capable of winning these scholarships and attending the college or university of your choice!

NOTE: Scholarship deadlines not guaranteed. Deadlines often change each year and some scholarships may no longer be available after we did our search.

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Financial Aid for Undocumented Students, go here >>
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» Que Llueva Café Scholarship

The Que Llueva Café Scholarship aims to support the dreams, hopes and
aspirations of college bound undocumented students. Open to all states
in the U.S. including Puerto Rico.
Amount:
$500
Deadline to apply: February 22, 2014 http://ca-core.org/que_llueva_cafe
Application materials: application form, high school transcripts,
letters of recommendation, essay.

» RI USTA Scholarships for Girls

Applicants must be female RI high school tennis players.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline to apply: October 25 http://www.eteamz.com/riusta/news/index.cfm?cat=295351
Application materials: Application form, short essay, coach contact information.

» RI USTA Scholarships for Boys

Applicants must be male RI high school tennis players.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline to apply: May 15 http://www.eteamz.com/riusta/news/index.cfm?cat=295351
Application materials: Application form, short essay, coach contact information.

» Alliance for Young Artists and Writers

Nationally based but administered on the local level.
Amount: Not specified
Deadline to apply: December 10 http://www.artandwriting.org/
Application materials: samples of artwork or writing

» RI Hockey Coaches Association

Applicants must have played high school hockey.
Amount: not specified
Deadline to apply: February 15 http://www.rihsh.com/Links/Scholarship%20Application.doc
Application materials: Application form, high school transcript, three (3)
letters of recommendation, short essay.

» Cox Communications Scholarship

Applicants must have a declared major in communications, telecommunications, engineering, or technology.
Amount: not specified
Deadline to apply: March 5 http://ww2.cox.com/wcm/en/aboutus/datasheet/rhodeisland/scholarship-form-2010.pdf
Application materials: application form, high school transcript,
short essay.

» Douglas Schwinn Tech Collective Scholarship

Applicants must be female minority students pursuing a degree in information
technology (software engineering, programming, etc.)
Amount: $2,500
Deadline to apply: March 15 http://www.tech-collective.org/
Application materials: Application form, two short essays, high school
transcript, one (1) letter of recommendation.

» Fibertech Scholarship

Applicants must be females seeking a degree in Computer Science or
Information Technology.
Amount: $3,000
Deadline to apply: Mach 15 http://www.tech-collective.org/
Application materials: Application form, two short essays, high school
transcript, one (1) letter of recommendation.

» Patriots Write-On Scholarship

Amount: $1,500-$10,000
Deadline to apply: March 30 http://www.patriots.com/community/index.cfm?ac=charitableprograms
Application materials: List of community service, short essays, one (1) letter
of recommendation.

» Portuguese American Scholarship Foundation

Applicants must be of Portuguese decent Amount: $1,500
Deadline to apply: April 15 http://www.cps.k12.ri.us/chsw/guidance/scholarship/PDF%20Scholarship%20to%20post/ Portuguese
%20American%20Scholarship%20inoundation.pdf FICXXXX
Application materials: application form, high school transcript, three (3)
letters of recommendation, copy of college acceptance letter

» RISPCA Lewis Scholarships

Applicants must have made significant contributions toward the betterment of life for animals.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline to apply: April 15 http://www.rispca.com/lewis_scholarship.htm
Application materials: application form, high school transcripts, two (2)
letters of recommendation, short essay.

» Desiree Mesolella Memorial Art Scholarship

Student must plan to pursue a career involving art or design. Amount: $1,250 per year for 4 years
Dealne to apply: April 22 http://desilee.org/
Application materials: application form, short essay, one (1) letter of
recommendation, high school transcripts, art portfolio

» These four scholarships are offered through the Kate DeCubellis Memorial Foundation

Make a Difference Scholarship
Applicants must be current active members in their schools SADD, youth-to-youth, natural
helpers or
other school organization specifically targeted to substance abuse prevention.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline to apply: April 23 http://www.kdmf.org/scholarships/newScholarships.htm
Application materials: application form, high school transcript, letter of recommendation from
SADD
leader, short essay.

No Glory - Everybody's Gain Scholarship
Open to all applicants
Amount: $1,000
Deadline to apply: April 23 http://www.kdmf.org/scholarships/newScholarships.htm
Application materials: application form, high school transcript, letter of recommendation,
short essay.

Victims Relief Scholarship
Applicants must have been directly impacted by a drunk driving accident. Amount: $1,000
Deadline to apply: April 23 http://www.kdmf.org/scholarships/newScholarships.htm
Application materials: application form, high school transcript, letter of recommendation, short
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Kate DeCubellis Memorial Foundation Applicants must be a Narragansett resident. Amount: $1,000
Deadline to apply: April 23 http://www.kdmf.org/scholarships/newScholarships.htm
Application materials: application form, high school transcript, letter of recommendation, short essay.

» Constance Edmonds Scholarship

Applicants must be of African-American or black descent. Amount: not specified
Deadline to apply: April 30
http://providencechums.org/index.php/the-constance-edmonds-scholarship
Application materials: application form, one (1) letter of recommendation,
high school transcript, short essay, short statement of financial need.

» Carlos J DaLomba Scholarship

Applicants must be of
Cape Verdean descent. Amount: $1,000
Deadline to apply: June 30 http://www.carlosjdalomba.org/
Application materials: application form, two (2) letters of recommendation, high school transcript, copy of
college acceptance letter

» Scholarships for Students attending a Rhode Island Institution of Higher Education (public or private)

GFWC Womens Scholarship

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age. Applicants must live in Washington County.
Amount: $5,000
Deadline to apply: June 1 http://www.gfwcri.org/scholarships.htm
Application materials: Application form, college transcript, one (1) letter of recommendation,
short essay, (FAFSA optional, applicant is not required to submit it).

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Scholarship
Applicants must have a declared major in accounting, criminal justice, criminology, law,
or law enforcement.
Amount: $1,500
Deadline to apply: June 30 http://www.ricfe.org/news_letter.php (second link down)
Application materials: application form, high school transcript, short essay

» Scholarships available to both RI high school and college students

César Chávez Mini Grants
Projects must have a Serve & Learn component, based on César Chávez's Ten Core Values. Applicants do not have to be of Latino heritage, but the project for which they are seeking funds must benefit the Latino community of Rhode Island. Undocumented students are invited to apply.
Amount: $50-$300
Deadline to apply: Conact us at: info@cesarchavezscholarshipsri.org
Application materials: application form, two (2) letters of recommendation, sponsoring school or community agency


Latino Dollars for Scholars
Applicants must be an RI resident of Latino descent.
Amount: not specified
Deadline to apply: April 15 http://www.ladori.org/Applicationinfo.html
Application materials: application form, high school or college transcripts.

» National Scholarships

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship
Application available to students in two-year schools. http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/undergraduate-transfer-scholarships/selection/
Amount: Not specified.
Deadline to apply: December 31
Application materials: Speak to campus representative for details.


Discover Financial Scholarship Program Applicants must be high school juniors
Amount: $2,500 - $25,000
Deadline to apply: January 31 http://www.discoverfinancial.com/community/scholarship.shtml
Application materials: application form, high school transcript.


National Peace Essay Contest
Amount: $1,000
Deadline to apply: February 1
http://www.usip.org/programs/initiatives/national-peace-essay-contest
Application materials: Essay.

Microsoft Scholarships
Applicants must have a declared major in computer science, computer
engineering, or a related technical discipline. Microsoft offers general
scholarships, women's scholarships, minority scholarships, and scholarships
for students with disabilities.
Amount: One years partial tuition. Students must complete an internship at Microsoft.
Deadline to apply: February 1 https://careers.microsoft.com/careers/en/us/collegescholarship.aspx
Application materials: college transcripts, resume, short essay, one (1)
letter of recommendation.


La Unidad Latina Foundation
Applicants must have already completed one year of college and be
of Hispanic descent.
Amount: $250-$1,000
Deadline to apply: February 15, October 15 http://www.lulfoundation.org/
Application materials: application form, university transcript, one (1)
letter of recommendation.


Core Scholarship Program
Applicants must be of Latino descent. Undocumented students are
encouraged to apply. Applicants must still be in high school at time of application.
Amount: Not specified
Deadline to apply: February 26 http://www.ca-core.org/scholarships Application materials: application form


Barbara Wiedner and Dorothy Vandercook Memorial Peace Scholarship Applicants must be either a senior in high school or a freshman in college. Deadline to apply: March 1
Amount: $250-$500
http://www.scholarshipnet.info/?s=barbara+wiedner
Application materials: application form, short essay, two (2)
letters of recommendation


Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship
Applicants must be of United Methodist faith AND have a declared
major in journalism or communications
Amount: $2,500
Deadline to apply: March 15 http://www.umcom.org
Application materials: application form, transcript, three (3) letters of
recommendation, short essay, photograph, three examples of journalistic work

A. Patrick Chanon Scholarship
Scholarship available to both high school and college students. Amount: $1,500
Deadline to apply: March 31 http://www.cesresources.org/Application.pdf
Application materials: application form, high school or university
transcript,
three (3) letters of recommendation, short essay.

Davis-Putter
Scholarship Fund Scholarship available to college students. Amount: Varies, up to $10,000
Deadline to apply: April 1 http://www.davisputter.org/apply.html
Application materials: College or high school transcripts, two (2)
letters of recommendation, financial statement (not necessarily
F
AFSA document), short essay, photograph.

AHETEMS General Scholarships
Open to both high school and college students.
Amount: $1,000-$3,000
Deadline to apply: April 1 https://www.ahetems.org/scholarships/ahetems-general-scholarships/
Application materials: high school or college transcripts, letter
of recommendation, short essay, resume.


National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship Applicants must have enrolled in a nursing program
Amount: $1,000
Deadline to apply: April 15 www.thehispanicnurses.org
Application requirements: college transcripts, one (1) letter of
recommendation.


Fountainhead Essay Contest
Applicants must read Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead and write
an essay about the book. Applicants must still be in high school.
Amount: $50-$10,000
Deadline to apply: April 26
http://essaycontest.aynrandnovels.com/TheFountainhead.aspx
Application materials: Essay, coversheet.


RCA Ethnic Scholarship Fund
Scholarships available to students of Reformed Church faith, or who
are planning to attend a Reformed Church college. Applicants must still
be in high school at time of application.
Amount: $500
Deadline to apply: May 1
https://www.rca.org/SSLPage.aspx?&pid=2177&srcid=2176
Application materials: Application form, college acceptance letter,
one (1) letter of recommendation.


Transportation Clubs International Scholarship
Applicant must be of Mexican descent. Applicants must already be
in college.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline to apply: May 31 http://www.transportationclubsinternational.com/scholarships.html
Application materials: application form, university transcript, photograph,
three (3) letters of recommendation, short essay.

National Sculptu
re Society Scholarship
Scholarship available to both high school and college students.
Amount: $2,000
Deadline to apply: June 2 http://www.nationalsculpture.org/nss/pdfs/Scholarships.pdf
Application materials: application form, resume, two (2) letters of
recommendation, photographs of sculptures made by the student,
letter from university financial aid department indicating financial need.


Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award
Applicants must plan to or have already enrolled in an accredited
respiratory health program.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline to apply: June 14
www.arcfoundation.org/awards/undergraduate/young.cfm
Application materials: Application form, essay on respiratory
health, two (2) letters of recommendation, nomination, college
transcripts.


At-Large Scholars Program
Applicants must be Native American, African American,
or
Latino. http://www.nacme.or/NACME_B.aspx?pageid=100
Amount: Varies, up to $4,000
Application materials: Contact scholarship
for details, scholarships@nacme.org

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