Resources

Welcome to TheDream.US’ resource library. Here you will find a list of links, toolkits, guides, references and other information pertinent to DREAMers.

Education Resources

Effective Practices to Support DREAMers

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We have assembled a list of how other colleges are supporting our Scholars and other undocumented students (last updated 11/29).

NACAC’s KNOWLEDGE CENTER

NACAC is dedicated to providing counseling and admission professionals with the expert advice and tools they need to better serve students and improve the college transition process. They have a Knowledge Center where you can find more information on Undocumented and Immigrant and Refugee students.

Scholarship, Financial Aid, In-State Tuition Info

Scholarships

Golden Doors Scholars Scholarship
A Scholarship for undocumented students. Visit Website »

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
The Davis-Putter Fund has awarded well over 1,200 scholarships to students who represent the spirit and commitment Marian, Hockey and Norton brought to the movement for peace and justice. This scholarship is opened to undocumented students. Visit Website »

10,000 Degrees – Undocumented Students
A California based organization dedicated to achieve educational equity, and support students with need to access and complete higher education to positively impact their communities and the world. View Website »

Educators 4 Fair Consideration Scholarship Guide
A list of 2015-2016 undergraduate scholarships that don’t require proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency. Download PDF »

Maldef Dream Act Student Activist Scholarship
In this page you will find: a Scholarship Resource Guide for high school, college, and graduate students; and a Law School Scholarship Program for law students. View Website »

Harvard College Act on a Dream’s
A searchable scholarship database for undocumented students. View Website »

Scholarship for Illinois Dreamers
Scholarship list for undocumented students that live in Illinois. View Website »

Univision Becas
A scholarship program open to undocumented students by Univision. View Website »

Congressional Hispanic Caucus
Programs and scholarship opportunities by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus opened to Undocumented students. View Website »

Scholarship A-Z
List of Scholarships listed are organized by month and due date. View Website »

Financial Aid Guides

Financial Aid Resources for Hispanic Students
An overall overview that looks into best colleges, testimonials, and information for unauthorized Hispanic students. View Website »

¡Gradúate! Financial Aid Guide to Success
A department of Education guided created to help Hispanic students and families navigate the college application process. View Website »

Campus Progress “Removing Barriers to Higher Education for Undocumented Students” Guide Download PDF »

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Resources
Hispanic Scholarship Fund resource page where you can find other scholarships for undocumented students. View Website »

NILC’S Resources
National Immigration Law Center’s Resources for educators, parents, and students View Website »

Minnesota Guide Great for All Students
An encouraging guide with useful, MN focused, and detailed information for MN undocumented students. Download PDF »

Questions and Answers About Paying for College
If you’re an undocumented student, you probably have questions about college costs. Here are answers to some common questions undocumented students have about paying for college. View Website »

Generation Progress Scholarships for Undocumented Students
A small list of scholarships that have an upcoming deadline and that are open to undocumented students. View Website »

FINAID-Financial Aid and Scholarships for Undocumented Students
A page which contains information about financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students. View Website »

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
HSF created this page specifically for undocumented students ”Dreamers,” to reply to inquiries about eligibility for scholarships. Students who have obtained DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status, are eligible and can now apply for HSF’s General Scholarship during this scholarship term. Scholarships open up January 1st to March 30thView Website »

Information On In-state tuition:

Several states currently have laws permitting certain undocumented students who have attended and graduated from their primary and secondary schools to pay the same tuition rate as their classmates at public institutions of higher education. See a list of resources and information on the states that have in-state tuition.

Interactive Map
A map which show A state-by-state analysis of how states treat undocumented students who want to go to public colleges. View Website »

NCSL (National Conference of State Legislators) is a bipartisan group committed to the success of all legislators and staff. Their mission is to improve the quality and effectiveness of state legislatures, promote policy innovation and communication among state legislatures, and ensure state legislatures a strong, cohesive voice in the federal system. They keep track of all 50 state policies on in-state tuition. View Website »

Toolkit with Information on Access to Postsecondary Education For DREAMers
This toolkit includes, Maps: State Laws & Policies on Access to Higher Education for Immigrants, Table: Laws & Policies Improving Access to Higher Education for Immigrants, States with Pending Bills on Access to Higher Education for Immigrants, and Model Language: Tuition Equity; View Website »

Texas In-state Tuition Guide View Website »

Florida In-state Tuition Information View Website »