Scholarships & Opportunities
The California Dream Act Service Incentive Grant Program (DSIG) encourages California Dream Act Applicant (CADAA) Students with a Cal Grant A award that met Cal Grant B eligibility or a Cal Grant B award to perform community or volunteer service. The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) will award up to $4,500 per academic year (up to $2,250 per semester or up to $1,500 per quarter) to 1,667 eligible students. The grant will be available to the student for up to 8 semesters or up to 12 quarters while they have an active Cal Grant A or B award. Students must also meet Satisfactory Academic Progress and complete any necessary verification for their Cal Grant award.
Is a free national mobile app that helps undocumented students find scholarships to go to college.
If you're an undocumented or DACA student, finding financial aid for college can be tricky. Undocumented students do not qualify for federal aid, and only a handful of states offer state grants to undocumented students.
There are a number of scholarships for undocumented students out there, however. Here's our list of over 50+ scholarships for DACA students.
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.
Immigrants Rising’s List of Undergraduate Fellowships contains fellowships that undocumented high school and undergraduate students can apply. This is an up-to-date list organized by due date and containing scholarships at the regional, state and national levels.
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If you are an undocumented student applying to graduate school, you may qualify for unique funding and resources to pay for school. This guide offers scholarships and resources to help.
Dream Summer Fellowship is an annual national fellowship of the UCLA Labor Center’s Dream Resource Center (DRC). Through Dream Summer, the DRC has provided over 750 fellowship opportunities to immigrant youth and allies and has partnered with over 265 social justice organizations across the country.
This Fellowship Program is a leadership and professional development program for current and recently graduated immigrant students in the Bay Area. We welcome applications from anyone with an immigrant experience, regardless of their immigration status. Fellows are placed in immigrant-serving organizations around the Bay Area where they gain experience from the non-profit, legal, and/or advocacy fields. A monthly stipend to assist with living expenses and travel is included.
The DreamSF Fellowship is an opportunity to grow a network of mentors and gain experience in direct services, advocacy, and immigration law careers.
Dream Center Coordinator
Phone: (925) 424-1052
Fall 2023 Dream Center Hours
Monday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
*Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm (working remotely)
- Scholarships information and research
- Scheduling free legal immigration appointments
- AB 540 & other expansions of AB 540 questions
- CA Dream Act Application support