Scholarships for Undocumented Students

College level students without citizenship or legal permanent status of the United States are not eligible for Federal Aid due to immigration status. However, there are a myriad of scholarships offered by multiple organizations. Listed below are only a selected few of these resources. Note: Be aware of the due date for scholarships as they expire seasonally.

Gonzaga Financial Aid Scholarship Search Financial Aid Office's own search database.

Washington Application for State Financial Aid The state of Washington's financial aid program expanded to those who are ineligible to Federal Financial Aid due to immigration status.

The WashBoard Resource to connect students with Washington scholarships.

Scholarships A-Z A useful resource to find a wide array of scholarships for all students regardless of immigration status. Scholarships can be organized by DACA qualified.

Ready. Set. Grad. This website was recently launched and has information to help students who are undocumented with steps starting in 6th grade through college!

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarships available to Hispanic students.

United We Dream Scholarships and funds for Undocumented Students.

America Dream Award
Individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) encouraged to apply.

Mensa Foundation College Scholarship Program
Scholarships offered by Mensa with no residency or citizenship required.

Mexican American Dream Scholarship
Provides scholarships to outstanding students who are immigrants or of immigrant descent and pursuing a higher education.

MALDEF Dream Act Student Activist Scholarship Program To support the nation's college and graduate student leaders who have been outstanding advocates for the DREAM Act and all immigrant rights.