Undocumented Students

This page has information on college and financial aid for undocumented students. It also has a listing of potential scholarships for undocumented Students. Please be aware that the deadlines have passed. However, you may research to see if the scholarship is available for this particular year using the websites.

The Pitzer College Scholarship For An Undocumented Student

Criteria:

Is not a permanent resident or citizen of the USA and was born in a Latin American countryHas attended California High School for four years. Has achieved a superior academic record (minimum academic GPA of 3.7) while taking a challenging academic program.

Has actively participated in the community through activities that demonstrate community service, leadership and/or talent (e.g., visual or performing arts, math, science, writing, etc.).

Embodies the four core values of Pitzer College (Social Responsibility, Interdisciplinary Learning, Student Autonomy, and Intercultural Understanding).

This scholarship is based on financial need and is renewable for three additional years provided that the recipient earns a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 at Pitzer College.

Deadline: January 1

Fr. Rutilio Grande SJ Scholarship

Criteria:

Must be a student in the state of California. Must have a 2.5 GPA. Awarded to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing their degree in Religious Studies, Theology or Philosophy. Scholarship amount is $500 – $2000. See Mrs. Flores for the application.

Deadline: January 5

Luisa Moreno Scholarship

Criteria:

Must be a student in the state of California. Must have a 2.5 GPA. Awarded to undergraduate AB 540 students. Scholarship amount is $500 – $2000. See Mrs. Flores for the application.

Deadline: January 5

Founders Scholarship

Criteria:

Must be a student in the state of California.  Must have a 2.5 GPA. Awarded to graduate AB 540 students in the state. Scholarship amount is $1000 – $2000. See Mrs. Flores for and application.

Deadline: January 5

Orange County Mensa

Criteria:

The only eligibility requirements are that applicants be enrolled for the academic year following the award in a degree program in an accredited American institution of post secondary education and be residents of the area of a participating local group of American Mensa such as Orange County Mensa. Awards range from $300 to $1000.Some of the awards may be renewed each scholastic year during which the stated goal continues to be sought. For more info. And and application go to: www.ocmensa.org.

Deadline: January 15

The William S. Davila Scholarship Fund

Criteria:

Awards range from $1,000 to $2,500 for post secondary education.  Students working in the food industry or sons and daughters of parents working in the food industry (the food industry is defined as retail supermarket companies, manufacturers, brokers or distributors of food products sold in retail food stores). Application material available at: www.sms.scholarshipamerica.org/davila.

Deadline: January 20

UCLA Alumni Association Merit-based Scholarships

Criteria

Seniors who have applied and will be attending UCLA Merit based scholarships- $4000-$15,000 (paid over 4 years)Different scholarships available. For more details and to obtain an application, please visit: www.UCLAlumni.net/Applyscholarships.com.

Deadline: February 8

American Dream Scholarship

Criteria:

AB540 students can apply for the American Dream Scholarship.Apply at: http://sinbarrerasfoundation.com/.

Deadline: No date listed

For more information on AB 540 and the CA Dream Act, please refer to the resources below: