College Board: Advising Undocumented Students
College Board: Scholarship Search
Fastweb! is an excellent online resource for paying and preparing for college. Fastweb provides students with the resources to realize their educational pursuits, from the time they begin their college search in high school to the day they land their first job after graduation. Fastweb members are matched to relevant scholarship opportunities completely free of charge. With roughly 1.5 million scholarships worth over $3.4 billion, there are scholarships for every student's educational goals, activities, and interests.
Visit the Fastweb! website
FinAid.org: The SmartStudent™ Guide to Financial Aid
FinAid.org is the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice, and tools, both on and off the web. Access to FinAid is free for all users and there is no charge to link to the site. The site includes a webpage dedicated specifically to the scholarship search process.
Visit the FinAid.org website
Foster Care to Success (FC2S): Scholarships and Grants
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) empowers families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional students as possible. As the nation's largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, HSF has awarded over $500 million in scholarships and provides a range of impactful programs for students, HSF scholars, alumni, and parents.
Visit the Hispanic Scholarship Fund website
Horatio Alger Association National and State Scholarship Programs
Que Llueva Café Scholarship
Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Students
This U.S. Department of Education
guide seeks to help educators support the academic success of undocumented youth, debunk misconceptions by clarifying the legal rights of undocumented students, share helpful information about financial aid options open to undocumented students, and support youth in applying for DACA consideration or renewal. It includes an overview of the rights of undocumented students, tips for educators on how to support undocumented youth in high school and college. key information on non-citizen access to federal financial aid, a list of private scholarships for which undocumented youth might be eligible, information on federally-funded adult education programs at the local level, and guidance for migrant students in accessing their education records for DACA (Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals).
Download Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Students
Download Financial Aid and Undocumented Students
Resources for Undocumented Students
SchoolHouse Connection Youth Leadership and Scholarship Program
State Financial Aid Programs
U.S. Department of Education: Finding and Applying for Scholarhips
Western Michigan University Foundation Scholarship
The WMU Foundation Scholarship is a new scholarship for high achieving, high financial-need students who are first-time, full-time college freshmen. To be eligible, applicants must have a high school GPA of 3.7 or higher; must be admissible to Western Michigan University
; and must meet one of the established need criteria, including homeless, foster care, or undocumented status. NOTE: Given the difference in out-of-state tuition, this scholarship is likely to be of most benefit to Michigan state residents.
Visit the Foundation Scholarship webpage