Has your financial aid been impacted due to the challenges that COVID-19 has presented? Same here! Paying for our education is a challenge. Especially when it comes to navigating scholarships and loans. If your financial aid has been impacted and you are finding ways to pay for your education, check out these 5 scholarships below! Good Luck!

5 Scholarships for Undocumented Students 

  1. Women in STEM Scholarship
    • Deadline: December 31, 2020
    • Academic Level: Any
    • Eligibility: Female international students who can legally study in the U.S. or Canada (U.S. permanent resident, DACA, or valid student visa).  Applicant must be accepted at or enrolled in, a full-time STEM degree program at a U.S. or Canadian school.
    • Region: National
    • Field of Study: STEM
    • To Apply: https://www.mpowerfinancing.com/scholarships/women-in-stem/
  2. Jackie Kent Cooke Foundation 
  3. Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
    • Deadline: January 21, 2021
    • Academic Level: Any
    • Eligibility: Registered undergraduate full-time Juniors or Seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States during the Fall 2020 Semester, non-DACA eligible.
    • Region: California
    • Field of Study: Any
    • To Apply: https://eliewieselfoundation.org/prize-ethics/contest/
  4. eQuality Scholarship
    • Deadline: January 31, 2021
    • Academic Level: High School Senior, Community College Transfers, Medical Students
    • Eligibility: Must have demonstrated service to the LGBT+ community. Applicants of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible. Eligible for non-DACA students. Check the website for full details.
    • Region: California
    • Field of Study: Any and Medical
    • To Apply: https://www.equalityscholarship.org/apply.html
  5. California Strawberry Scholarships
    • Deadline: February 1, 2021
    • Academic Level: Full-time enrollment in a trade school, community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program during the period for which scholarship is requested.
    • Eligibility: First-time applicants must have a parent that is currently employed as a California strawberry fieldworker for the current and prior two harvest seasons. (Applicants may also qualify if they are employed as a California strawberry fieldworker). Maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or greater.
    • Region: National
    • Field of Study: Any
    • To Apply: https://www.calstrawberry.com/en-us/Scholarships

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