Scholarships for DACA Students

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, is a United States which allows certain undocumented people who arrived in the United States before their 16th birthday to be exempt from deportation. If you are a DACA Student, you may be eligible for one or more college scholarships. Many of the available scholarships are offered by organizations and foundations such as the Council of Mexican Federations in North America, the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, the Ford Foundation Fellowship Program and Golden Door Scholars. Others are offered by colleges and universities, such as the City University of New York. Requirements vary from scholarship to scholarship, but students will generally need to submit official transcripts, provide proof of their DACA Student status, meet a minimum grade point average or demonstrate a certain level of financial need. To find out more about scholarships for DACA Students, continue reading below.

Showing 1-13 of 13 scholarships
View Details HSF General College Scholarships Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)|Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)|Eligible Non-Citizen|
  • Residence: |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
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The HSF scholarship was started to benefit students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Applicants must be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year).
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Hispanic Scholarship Fund Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)|
  • Residence: |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
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This scholarship was established to support students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. This is open to graduating high school seniors, community college transfer students, undergraduates and graduate students. Students must be planning to enroll in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year).
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Miriam Hoffman Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
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The Miriam Hoffman Scholarship is open to members of the United Methodist Church who are currently pursuing music education or music ministry. A scholarship worth $500-1000 will be given to the recipient of the award.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Elvina Jane Owen Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
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The Elvina Jane Owen Scholarship is a scholarship given to college or undergraduate members of United Methodist Church. Preference is given to students enrolled at Allegheny College while second preference is given to graduate student from Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details The Rev. Dr. Karen Layman GIFT OF HOPE Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Jan-4-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
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The Rev. Dr. Karen Layman GIFT OF HOPE Scholarship is a $1000 scholarship given for college students who are members of United Methodist Church who have shown leadership and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Bishop John W. Hamilton Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
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This scholarship is open to female members of the United Methodist Church who are African America and an orphan, if possible. Students enrolled in UMCs historically black colleges/universities are given preference.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details GBHEM General Scholarship Application General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 500 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
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The GBHEM general scholarship is open to undergraduate or graduate students, who are members in the UMC. A scholarship worth 500-2000 is awarded to the chosen student.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details E. Craig Brandenburg Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
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The E.Craig Brandenburg Scholarship is open to member of The United Methodist Church who are aged 35 and above and are seeking college degrees. Students changing to a second career are preferred.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Allan J. Burry Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
key information
  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)|
  • Residence: Live in |United States| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Puerto Rican|Mexican / Mexican American|African American/Black|
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Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships for Minorities is provided to individuals who have demonstrated superior academic achievement. The candidates must be committed to teaching and research. The program is given to approximately 60 awardees in different fields.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Cuyahoga, OH|Lorain, OH|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to deserving graduating seniors of Cuyahoga county who have actively participated in extracurricular activities and school or community service.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details College Bound Scholarship Washington Student Achievement Council
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Jun-30-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)|Eligible Non-Citizen|
  • School (K-12): |High School|Washington|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial aid to low-income students who plans to go to college. The scholarship is available to high school graduate from Washington State high school with a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details State Work Study Washington Student Achievement Council
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  • 2,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)|Eligible Non-Citizen|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington|
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The program was established to provide opportunities to low- and middle-income undergraduate and graduate students with awards that are based on the availability of funds and your determined financial need.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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