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Club Rotario Sin Fronteras and
Sahagun Law Student Scholarships 2020

The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage students to continue their educational journey beyond high school especially during these difficult times. Club Rotario Sin Fronteras with Sahagun Law, is offering six (6) $500.00 scholarships to seniors in high school and college students.

Requirements:

  1. Must be currently enrolled as a Senior in high school or Full-Time College Student.

  2. Either you or your parent must be undocumented.

  3. Must have a current GPA of at least 2.5.

  4. Must demonstrate financial need, upload a 2 page essay as well as transcripts or Proof of enrollment, and complete application through googledocs.

  5. Applicant’s permanent address should be within the United States.

  6. Must follow BOTH Club Rotario Sin Fronteras and Sahagun Law on their Facebook Social Media page as of the date the application is submitted.

How to Apply:

  1. LIKE the Facebook Pages: Club Rotario Sin Fronteras and Sahagun Law

  2. Upload a two (2) page essay (typed and double spaced, 12-point font, and 1-inch margins) that includes the following:

    • a Biography

    • Personal and educational goals

    • Financial need.

  3. Complete this online application and submit: Essay and an Official Transcript/ Proof of Enrollment. High School Applicants shall submit a complete high school transcript. College/University Applicants shall submit proof of enrollment (can be a screenshot).

Latinx Leaders Scholarship

The purpose of the Latinx Leaders Scholarship is to support the educational endeavors of undocumented people. Our scholarship application does not require a written essay about traumatic experiences or hardships that could be triggering. Instead, we ask that you write about your passions, goals and dreams! Lastly, our scholarship is open to ALL undocumented people, regardless of their eligibility for FASFA, TASFA, DACA or HB 1079.

Requirements

  • Be Undocumented First Generation

  • Identify as Latinx (Latino or Latina)

  • Planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year College/University/Trade school Program

  • Commit to volunteering 20 hours to our organization within a year of accepting scholarship

  • Be a Texas Resident

    • These requirements may change as organization will open opportunity to students outside of Texas

  • GED/High-School Graduate – Undergraduate - Graduate

  • GPA 2.5

  • Be Low Income

California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation
Scholarship Program

The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF) is pleased to invite all qualified California residents to apply for a scholarship. This scholarship program was established to assist deserving students by offering financial assistance to help meet educational expenses.

Eligibility

  • Be a full time student (undergraduate or graduate) in good academic standing at an accredited college or university, OR

  • Be a graduating high school senior with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning.

  • Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5

  • Submit a completed application along with all required supplementary documents by the application deadline.

The following information must be submitted online for consideration:

  • Completed Application

  • Resume

  • Two Recommendation Letters

  • School Transcript (Official or Unofficial)

  • Acceptance letter to the school you will attend during the next school year (for prospective undergraduate, transfer, and graduate students)

Theresa A. Mike Scholarship Foundation

Based on the information - Scholarships awards are $500 - $5,000

Eligibility

  • Open to any full- time post-secondary or graduate student with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher who also meets at least ONE of the following three criteria:

    • Is an employee in good standing or the dependent of an employee of any entity of the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians OR

    • Is an enrolled member of a Federally-Recognized Native American Indian Tribe. (Please provide a copy of Tribal Identification or letter from the Tribal Enrollment Office) OR

    • Is either a current resident of or graduated from a High School in either the Coachella Valley or the Morongo basin

Requirements

  • Print dearly, complete all sections and sign in all required places, Incomplete or illegible forms may not be considered.Incomplete Applications May Be Disqualified.

  • A personal essay describing your history and your long - term career goals. It is important to include why higher education is important to achieving these goals and how your extracurricular interests and community service relate to your education and career goals. The essay must be a minimum of 1,000 words, typed, 12 pt, double - spaced with word count. Applicant's name must be on the lop left corner of all pages

  • A list of honors, activities and community service not to exceed one page.Two letters of recommendation dated within the last six months and signed. Letters from Family members will not be accepted.

  • Proof of acceptance/enrollment as a lull - time student at an accredited institution. Acceptable documents include an acceptance letter from your school, or a print - out of your currently enrolled courses from the institution's website indicating lull -time status.

  • Your most recent official transcripts either regular mail sealed by your registrar's office or send electronically via Parchment to mmarroquin@29palmsbomi-nsn.gov

  • A copy of your FAFSA application. All pages must be included.*CAR provided through the CA Dream Act is accepted*

  • Page one of your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)

  • A professional - looking headshot photograph (4" x 6") of yourself alone with your name printed on the back.

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College of the Desert District (DCCD) Foundation

The DCCD Foundation offers scholarships for continuing and transferring students. Qualifications for scholarships vary from type of major, GPA, number of units completed, county of residence, transfer goal, etc.

In order for students to be considered for a Foundation scholarship, he/she must complete the scholarship application and go through the eligibility and selection process. Scholarships are usually awarded to the student(s) who best fit the criteria as established by the donor and or organization providing the scholarship funds.

Read more about College of the Desert's Scholarship on the Financial Aid site

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OneFuture Coachella Valley (OFCV)

OneFuture Coachella Valley works to help all students graduate prepared for college, career, and life — expanding and enhancing the local workforce so that our youth and economy thrive.

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The Dr. Carreón Foundation

The Reynaldo J. Carreón M.D. Foundation was founded in 1991 by the late valley philanthropist and pioneer, Dr. Carreón, to provide underprivileged students of Mexican descent a chance to pursue a higher education.
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Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) Scholarship List

The MALDEF Scholarship List is an informative resource guide for students, parents, and educators.

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ScholarshipsAZ

ScholarshipsAZ has a list of scholarships for undocumented students, sorted out by the month that they’re due.

 Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard 

Paying for College: Student Resource Guide

Student Resource Guide is provided by Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard’s District Office.

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.

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Salvadoran American Leadership and Educational Fund (SALEF)

SALEF’s mission is to promote the civic participation and representation of the Salvadoran and other Latino communities in the U.S., promote the economic development and democracy in El Salvador, as well as to advocate for its economic, educational, and political advancement and growth.

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DREAMer's Roadmap

Dreamers Roadmap is a national non profit app that helps undocumented students find scholarships to go to college and helps students keep track of application deadlines.

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Immigrants Rising

Immigrant Rising’s List of Undergraduate Scholarships contains scholarships for undergraduate studies that don’t require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency. This up-to-date list, organized by deadline date, contains scholarships at the local (Bay Area), state and national level.

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TheDream.us

TheDream.us offers scholarships to undocumented students with DACA or DACA qualifications to attend one of their Partner Colleges across the country. Open to high school and community college graduates.

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Golden Door Scholar

Golden Door Scholars provides scholarships for DACA students who wish to pursue a career in Computer Science, Tech, Engineering, or a related field.
Eligible students may be currently enrolled in college pursuing an undergraduate degree, high school seniors or recent high school graduates.