The road to obtaining a college degree can be very expensive, especially for first-generation college students who may not have parents with first-hand experience of how to maximize a financial aid package. Below are several scholarship resources available to first-generation students as well as undocumented or DACA students.
For more information regarding your financial aid while attending UCLA, visit the official Financial Aid website.
Apply here! Due: May 31, 2018
Requirements: Freshman, 2.9+ GPA, First-Generation Student
Not undocumented student friendly
Contact phone number: 303-426-8900
Requirements: Incoming freshman, First-Generation Student
Requirements: Latino/Latina, First-Generation Student, 2.5+ GPA
Contact phone number: 323-721-1655
Requirements: 3.0+ GPA, Farm worker or child of farm worker or migrant farm worker, US citizen or permanent resident
Contact phone number: 415-395-9985
The Undocumented Student Program (USP) is excited to inform you that this quarter they are offering one scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a UCLA UndocuBruin! The scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are eligible for the California Dream Act. USP hopes the scholarship will provide financial support that will contribute towards academic success.
The application is now open. You can find the scholarship attached to the email, via Facebook, and/or in person in the USP office, Student Activities Center B52.
Deadline is December 27, 2017 at 11:59 PM
Please note that awards will be distributed at the beginning of the winter quarter 2018. If you have any questions, please feel free to USP at email@example.com or 310-206-2980.
Apply here! Priority filing deadline: March 2nd
Requirements: Approved for AB540 status
School code: 001315
Click here to access the GPA Verification Form.
Apply here! Due: March 2nd
Requirements: Meet the DREAM Act Application requirements
Loan award: up to $2000
Interest rates will be fixed at the same rates as Federal Direct Loans, with no loan fees.
UCLA's Undocumented Students Program has an extended list of resources and scholarships. Check them out here and apply today!
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