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HSF has created this page specifically for undocumented students ”Dreamers,” as we get many inquiries about eligibility for scholarships. Effective immediately, 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 30th, learn moreClick here to view our scholarships.


Please be aware that there are other scholarships that do not require proof of citizenship or legal residency.  Below are some that we recommend:



HSF has compiled a list of other resources for Dreamer students.  Click here to download the list.

Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) also has excellent resources on its website. This organization helps empower undocumented young people who are pursuing college, careers, and citizenship. E4FC also compiles its own list of scholarships that are available to undocumented, undergraduate and graduate students.  We provide their list here for your reference. Please note the criteria and deadlines, which vary from year to year.

College Guide for Undocumented Students: This guide will help undocumented students better understand how to move forward as such. This resource provides information pertaining to state based financial aid applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), how to apply for college, financing your education, and the path toward citizenship.

Educational Services for Immigrant Children and Those Recently Arrived to the United States. Click here for more information.

Additional Questions & Answers Enrolling New Immigrant Students.  Click here for more information.

DHS DACA Toolkit for Communities Partners.  Click here to look at the toolkit.

US Citizenship and Immigration Services. Click here for additional information on the Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).


We want to ensure we make additional resources available to all Hispanic students. If you come up with additional resources, please visit HSFinder and use the Submit Resource function.


Please refer to our FAQ’s if you have additional questions about eligibility for an HSF General Scholarship. Scholarship Eligibility.

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