Currently Open scholarships 2023

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

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.
Apply Here
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.
Apply by october 1st
Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2024. Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines).
Apply by november 13
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.
Apply by november 16
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
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.
Apply by november 30
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

The following scholarships are opening up soon!

CPS Dream Fund
Open to graduating CPS seniors who identify as undocumented.
Application opens Nov 1
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.
Opens Nov 1
The Dream.US Opportunity Scholarship
You may be eligible if you live in any of the states shown in the map.
Application opens Nov 1
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
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.
Application opens fall 2023
Denes I. Bardos Award
Immigrants currently residing in the United States. Students in their final year of high school or students enrolled in an undergraduate degree program within the past 6 months.
Application opens Feb 1, 2024
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
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.
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