Currently Open scholarships 2023

The following scholarships are open to all Undocumented students (do not require DACA, TPS, or asylee status). 

IACAC Scholarship
The applicant must be a graduating senior from an IACAC member high school (where at least one counselor is an IACAC member) with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Apply by february 2, 2024
USHLI/ Rumba Scholarship
Must be a high school senior graduating in the Spring of 2024, must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories
Apply by november 30
The Dream.US National Scholarship
Applications are open to undocumented immigrant students with or without DACA or TPS who came to the U.S. before the age of 16 and before Nov. 1, 2017.
Apply by Jan 31, 2024
The Dream.US Opportunity Scholarship
You may be eligible if you live in any of the states shown in the map.
Apply by Jan 31, 2024
ILACHE Scholarship
Must be an Illinois resident future or continuing Latino/a/x undergraduate student who has a current cumulative GPA of at least a 3.00 from a regionally accredited Illinois college/university or high school GPA of at least a 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) or a 4.00 (on a 5.0 scale). Graduating high school seniors (must be registered as a full-time student at an Illinois college or university in the Fall 2024 semester before the scholarship funds are disbursed). Must be of Latinx descent.
Apply by March 15th, 2024
Stossel Essay Competition
Essay contest open to students in grades 5-12, age 10-18, residing in North America, Hawaii, or at a U.S. military address.
Apply by march 22, 2024
CPS Dream Fund
Graduating undocumented Chicago Public high school seniors who must enroll in an accredited 2 or 4 year college/university.
Apply by April 4, 2024

Scholarships opening soon

Illinois Dream Fund
Open to DACA and Non-DACA students. High school/GED or College minimum GPA of 2.5 (On a 4.0 scale). Have resided with a parent, legal guardian or partner while attending high school or completing GED in Illinois.
Application opens Fall 2023
The Chicago Latino Caucus Foundation Scholarship
Students must be at least one-half Hispanic/Latino. Hispanic/Latino is an ethnic category, not a racial category; students may be of any race. Applicants must be a resident of the City of Chicago
Application opens Spring 2024
Fiesta del Sol Scholarship
Be of Latino/Hispanic descent Be currently enrolled or have plans to enroll in an accredited college or university in an undergraduate degree or certificate program for a minimum of 6 semester hours or 8 quarter hours.
Application opens Spring 2024
Miller-Perez Family Scholarship Fund
Admitted or enrolled in an undergraduate degree-seeking program or certificate program at a US-accredited college or university Enrolled for at least 6 credit hours for the 2024-2025 academic year Not previously awarded a scholarship from Latinos Progresando. Be of Latino and/or immigrant descent
Application opens Spring 2024
Panther Pride Scholarship
First-time student at Olive-Harvey College, enrolled in at least six college credit hours. Have completed and submitted the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or RISE Act Alternative Application and will still need financial assistance with tuition. Not eligible for the Star Scholarship.
Application opens Spring 2024

Closed Scholarship

La Luz Scholarship
High school seniors, undergraduate, & graduate students located in the U.S who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited community college, public/private university or graduate school for the 2023-2024 school year.
Golden Door Scholarship
Applicants must have high financial need, be high school seniors, recent high school graduates, current college/community college students, or obtained a GED (General Education Development) certificate from a United States Program and must live in the United States for at least four (4) years before applying for the scholarship.
Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2024. Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines).
The Cooke College Scholarship Program
Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2024 and intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2024.
Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders
Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support.