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Dream Scholarships: 2018 - 2019

Refer to the legend provided below to determine which scholarships you are eligible to apply for:

    This scholarship is specifically open to University of Utah students who graduated from a Utah high school.
 

            This scholarship is open to University of Utah students and students attending other institutions. 

*CAREFULLY REVIEW ANY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS*

IVORY HOMES DREAM ACCESS SCHOLARSHIP - SPRING 19                               

Deadline: JANUARY 6, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: The Clark and Christine Ivory Dream Access Scholarship has been established to support the access, retention, and graduation of undocumented students at the University of Utah. Student must be an incoming or continuing University of Utah undergraduate student in pursuit of their first undergraduate degree. Student must demonstrate satisfactory progress toward a degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.

Scholarship Linkhttps://ugs.formstack.com/forms/ivorydream_spring19


 THE WAVE FELLOWS PROGRAM BY CALTECH   

Deadline: JANUARY 12, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with DACA
Requirements: The WAVE Fellows program provides support for talented undergraduates to conduct a 10-week summer research project at Caltech. The WAVE Fellows program aims to foster diversity by increasing the participation of underrepresented students in science and engineering Ph.D. programs. The program is extended, but not limited, to underrepresented minorities, women, first-generation college students, geographically underrepresented students, educationally and financially disadvantaged students, and students with disabilities. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required.

Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating seniors.

To learn more about the program and how to apply, consider joining their live webinar on November 28th at 12:00 PM MST.

Scholarship Link: http://www.sfp.caltech.edu/programs/wavefellows/application_information

 FOUNDERS DAY & ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP    

Deadline: FEBRUARY 1, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Open to current undergraduate U students who have overcome difficult circumstances or challenges and have served the U and the community in a positive way.

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/11940


CINTHYA FELIX SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: February 1, 2019 11:59 PST
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Must be committed to pursuing a career in medicine and dedicated to serving the Latino and underserved communities. Applicants should demonstrate a desire to advance the state of healthcare and education in Latino and underserved communities through leadership in extracurricular activities and/or membership in civic organizations. Applicants must be sophomore level or higher at a 4-year university or post-baccalaureate student during the 2018-2019 academic year and must be a dues-paying pre-med member of LMSA-West. (Can contact LMSA Executive Board for financial assistance if needed).

Scholarship Link: http://lmsa.net/west/scholarships/cinthya-felix-scholarship/ 


UNION STUDENT LEADER SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: February 2, 2019
Open to: Undocumented students (with or without DACA) who have graduated from a Utah high school
Requirements: The Union Student Leader Scholarship seeks to identify and recognize student leaders whose involvement has, or will contribute to the overall mission of the Union. This includes students who are or will be associated with the different leadership opportunities within the Union. These opportunities can include but are not limited to involvement with an office or event(s) in the Union. Candidates must have completed one academic semester at an institution of higher education and must have a 2.5 GPA from the University of Utah or prior institution.

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/9378/


CHICANA/O SCHOLARSHIP FUND     

Deadline: FEBRUARY 8, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Student must have been admitted to the University of Utah as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student. Student must be a resident of the state of Utah or have lived in Utah for a minimum of five (5) years. Preference will be given to students involved in the Chicana/o / and/or Latina/o community.

Scholarship Link
https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/8723


 

REFUGEES CONNECTING OUR COMMUNITY UNION SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: February 8, 2019   
Open to: Undocumented students (with or without DACA) who have graduated from a Utah high school
Requirements: This scholarship is open to students with refugee backgrounds. In addition, the scholarship committee recognizes the nuances in the legal definition of a refugee. As such, the Refugees Connecting Our Community Scholarship has a broad understanding of who is considered a refugee. This includes anyone who fits the broader definition as “someone who has been forced to flee [their] country because of persecution, war or violence”. Additionally, we also extend the understanding of a refugee to anyone who has experienced the intergenerational effects of the refugee and migrant diaspora. This includes having family members who refugees and they themselves are not falling under the legal definitions. Moreover, for the purpose of this scholarship, who is considered a refugee will be up to the applicant and their own definition and understanding of the word. Candidates must also have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 from the University of Utah or prior institution.

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/8866


DREAMERS CONNECTING OUR COMMUNITY UNION SCHOLARSHIP    

Deadline: FEBRUARY 8, 2019   
Open To: Undocumented students (with or without DACA) who have graduated from a Utah high school
Requirements: Open to Utah high school graduating seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students attending the University of Utah Fall 2018. The Dream Center at the University Of Utah Office Of Engagement, in partnership with The Union Administration Office is pleased to announce three (3) scholarships of $5,000 each. The purpose of this scholarship is to identify and recognize incoming and current University of Utah Dreamers whose community engagement and service have, or will contribute to the overall mission of the Dream Center (dream.utah.edu). These opportunities can include but are not limited to involvement with Dream Center events or the community at large. Applicants must also have a 2.5 GPA from the University of Utah or prior institution.

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/8732


"SI SE PUEDE" - DR. AMANDA PEREZ SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: FEBRUARY 8, 2019 11:59 PM PST
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: The “Dr. Amanda Perez” Scholarship was developed in 2008 to assist high school and college freshman students who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine. Personal qualities, financial need, academic and extracurricular achievement, and ability to attend the Annual LMSA West Regional Conference will be considered in the selection process. Dr. Amanda Perez is an alumna of LMSA-West at the Charles Drew University Chapter, where she served as Medical Student Representative. She later was in charge of the Scholarship Program when she served on the Executive Board for the Western Region. Award recipients will have the chance to meet Dr. Amanda Perez at the LMSA West conference.

Scholarship Link: http://lmsa.net/west/scholarships/si-se-puede/


STUDENT AFFAIRS DIVERSITY COUNCIL & UNION STUDENT LEADER SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: February 9, 2019
Open to: Undocumented students (with or without DACA) who have graduated from a Utah high school
Requirements: The purpose of this scholarship is to identify and recognize students whose commitment to creating an inclusive campus community, has or will contribute to the overall mission of the Union and/or campus community. This includes students who are or will be associated with promoting diversity and inclusion within the Union and/or campus community. These opportunities can include but are not limited to involvement with an office in the Division of Student Affairs, events sponsored by the Union, or the broader campus community. This scholarship is available to students currently enrolled at the University of Utah. Candidates must take a minimum of 12 undergraduate credits, or if you are a graduate student, you must have full-time status according to your respective graduate program. Candidates must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 from the University of Utah or prior institution.

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/9380


NEW AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: February 9, 2019
Open to: Undocumented students (with or without DACA) who have graduated from a Utah high school
Requirements: The purpose is to identify and recognize students whose community engagement and service have, or will, contribute to the mission of the Union and the refugee community. The New American Scholarship honors the journeys of refugees and how they resettled. This scholarship is open to students with refugee backgrounds. In addition, the scholarship committee recognizes the nuances in the legal definition of a refugee. As such, the New American Scholarship has a broad understanding of who is considered a refugee. This includes anyone who fits the broader definition as “someone who has been forced to flee [their] country because of persecution, war or violence”. Additionally, we also extend the understanding of a refugee to anyone who has experienced the intergenerational effects of the refugee and migrant diaspora. This includes having family members who refugees and they themselves are not falling under the legal definitions. Moreover, for the purpose of this scholarship, who is considered a refugee will be up to the applicant and their own definition and understanding of the word. Candidates must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 from the University of Utah or prior institution (including high school).

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/12125


DINING SERVICES & UNION STUDENT LEADER SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: February 9, 2019
Open to: Undocumented students (with or without DACA) who have graduated from a Utah high school
Requirements: Candidates must be employed with Dining Services at the University of Utah. The purpose of this scholarship is to identify and recognize student leaders whose involvement has, or will contribute to the overall mission of Dining Services and the University Union. This includes students who are or will be associated with the different leadership opportunities within Dining Services or the University Union. The Union Student Leader Scholarship committee defines leadership as, the ability to communicate and embody a vision so that others commit to fulfilling the mission and goals of the University of Utah and the University Union. Leaders demonstrate self-knowledge, role modeling, integrity, decision making ability, conflict resolution skills, and vision (adapted from the Association of College Unions International). Leadership is not always defined by holding a formal position. Candidates must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/9348


MARIA ISABEL REYES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: February 9, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students (with or without DACA) who have graduated from a Utah high school.
Requirements: This scholarship is open to assist a transfer student in accomplishing their academic goals. The purpose of this scholarship is to identify and recognize a transfer student whose commitment to creating an inclusive campus community has, or will, contribute to the culture, values, and overall mission of the Union. For purposes of this scholarship and application, we also have a broad interpretation of the definition of transfer student to mean any student who has previously attended a regionally accredited college or university after successfully graduating from high school or obtaining their GED. Candidates must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 from the University of Utah or prior institution.

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/9349


 AMERICAN INDIAN RESOURCE CENTER & UNION STUDENT LEADER SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: February 9, 2019
Open to: Undocumented students (with or without DACA) who have graduated from a Utah high school
Requirements: The AIRC Union Student Leader Scholarship committee defines a commitment to inclusivity as, the process of working collaboratively with community groups and individuals to address issues that impact the well-being of historically marginalized communities in an effort to provide equitable service(s). For purposes of this scholarship and application, we also have a broad interpretation of the definition of community to mean the University of Utah, the Salt Lake City area or your own personal community. Candidates must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 from the University of Utah or prior institution.

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/9691


WEST HIGH ALUMNI ASSOCIATION UNION SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: February 15, 2019
Open to: Undocumented students (with or without DACA) who have graduated from a Utah high school
Requirements: The West High Alumni Association, in partnership with The Union Administration Office is pleased to announce two (2) scholarships of $5,000 each to assist undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Utah who are also graduates of West High School in Salt Lake City, Utah. Candidates must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 from the University of Utah or prior institution.

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/12159 


FIRST ASCENT SCHOLARS     

Deadline: FEBRUARY 15, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with DACA
Requirements: Open to Utah high school graduating seniors planning to attend the University of Utah. Applicants and demonstrate an interest in majoring or minoring in business or business-related fields. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need. 

Scholarship Link: https://eccles.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6PwldibVTa7pbMx


COMMUNITY PARTNERS IN THE NEW U STUDENT EXPERIENCE SCHOLARSHIP     

Deadline: FEBRUARY 15, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students (with or without DACA) who have graduated from a Utah high school
Requirements: Community Partners in the New U Student Experience are offering scholarships to University of Utah sophomores, juniors, and seniors for the 2019-20 academic year. Scholarship amount is $2,000 and applicants have the opportunity to be paired with a mentor from the community. Students must be progressing satisfactorily towards their first undergraduate degree with a 2.0 GPA or higher, demonstrate financial need, and complete a FAFSA (please contact Tim Despain (tdespain@sa.utah.edu for assistance). 

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/10355 


HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS   

Deadline: FEBRUARY 15, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with DACA
Requirements: The Hispanic Scholarship Fund General Scholarship is open to U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA). In order to qualify for an HSF scholarship, each applicant must meet all of the following requirements: Applicant must be of Hispanic heritage; minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students; student must plan to enroll full-time in an accredited not-for -profit 4 year university or graduate school during Fall of scholarship cycle year; complete FAFSA application online (DACA students must also fill out, but not submit – learn more by clicking here and here); and complete state DREAM Act financial aid application (if applicable; Utah does NOT have a State DREAM Act). All majors and graduate fields accepted. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $5,000.

Scholarship Link: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship


GRADUATE SCHOOL & UNION STUDENT LEADER SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: February 16, 2019
Open to: Undocumented students (with or without DACA) who have graduate from a Utah high school
Requirements: The Union recognizes graduate students (in either masters or doctoral-level programs) within our campus community for their dedication and commitment to creating an inclusive environment. The Graduate School & Union Student Leader Scholarship Committee has a commitment to inclusivity. We work collaboratively with community groups and individuals to address issues that impact the well-being of historically marginalized communities in an effort to provide equitable service(s). Candidates must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 at the University Of Utah or at a previous institution. Must be graduate students currently enrolled at the University of Utah.

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/13552


CRIMSON TRANSFER HONORS SOCIETY & UNION STUDENT LEADER SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: February 19, 2019
Open to: Undocumented students (with or without DACA) who have graduate from a Utah high school
Requirements: The mission and purpose of CTHS is to 1) recognize academic success of all transfer student at the U; 2) encourage and support transfer students as they transition into their majors and graduate school; 3) get transfer students involved on campus and help find ways they can serve their community; and 4) encourage members of CTHS in aiding other transfer students as they acculturate to their campus. To learn more about CTHS, please visit their website. This scholarship is available to transfer students currently enrolled at the University of Utah. This scholarship is NOT limited to current members of CTHS. Candidates must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 from the University of Utah or prior institution.

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/13565

kenneth p. & penny B. Jameson Family Scholarship   

Deadline: MARCH 1, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Student must have been admitted to the University of Utah as an HB 144 student and have completed at least one year at the University of Utah. The Jameson Family Scholarship looks for motivated students who have been involved in leadership and/or community activities, have a good academic record, have financial need, and are enrolled as full-time students at the time the award is used. Preference will also be given to (a) students who are majoring in the College of Social and Behavioral Science, (b) students who have been involved in leadership and/or community activities, and (c) students who have applied for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), although the scholarship eligibility will not be limited to these students alone.

Scholarship Link: https://csbs.utah.edu/students/scholarships/jameson-scholarship.php


YOUTHLINC YOUNG HUMANITARIAN AWARD   

Deadline: MARCH 1, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with DACA
Requirements: The Youthlinc Utah Young Humanitarian Award is a $5,000 college scholarship rewarded to an altruistic young person who strives to serve the local and global community each year. One runner-up will receive a $3,000 college scholarship. Three runner-ups will receive a $1,000 college scholarship. Youthlinc recognizes young people for their accomplishments in sports and academics, this is an award that celebrates outstanding humanitarian service among youth. Promoting humanitarian service among youth is the reason behind this annual tribute, sponsored in its tenth year by the George S. & Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, or DACA beneficiaries; a Junior or Senior in a Utah high school or must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate college or University program in the state of Utah.

Scholarship Link: http://www.youthlinc.org/programs/young-humanitarian-award/


DISPLACED WOMEN'S EDUCATION FUND OF UTAH - WOMEN OF THE WORLD   

Deadline: MARCH 1, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Applicants must be women refugees, asylees, and immigrants or American-born daughters age 25 and under who wish to pursue education or technical/certification training throguh a qualified program. Applicants must be attending or plan to enroll in a two or four-year accredited nonprofit college, university, or vocational/technical school. 

Scholarship Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdE3ev3_aqoEycOsIAy7suPsQQw5bF0kv5Y7Ml5k_Tki9es3Q/viewform


QUE LLUEVA CAFE SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: MARCH 1, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Be a current high school senior planning to enroll for the first time in an accredited college or university in the United States. Scholarship evaluates three key areas of evaluation:  (1) Your personal story, which takes into account financial need and other compelling challenges the applicant has had to endure; (2) extra-curricular involvement, which includes anything you do outside of class like community involvement, work, and clubs; and (3) Your academic promise, which is not limited to GPA or test scores but, more importantly, looks at your academic potential for the future.

Scholarship Link: http://www.ca-core.org/que_llueva_cafe_scholarship_program

PDF Form: http://www.ca-core.org/yahoo_site_admin/assets/docs/CORE_QLC_Y11_Application.35062204.pdf 


deborah bayle scholarship   

Deadline: March 8, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Open to high school students currently attending Cottonwood, Hillcrest, or Kearns High School. All applicants must plan to attend Salt Lake Community College, The University of Utah, Utah Valley University or Weber State University. Applicants must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA during the academic year (fall and spring).

Scholarship Link: https://uw.org/scholarships/ 


JOSEPH JAMES MORELLI SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: MARCH 14, 2019 11:59 PM MST
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: The Joseph James Morelli Scholarship Fund supports high school and college students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and/or dyscalculia who wish to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Scholarships may be used towards tuition costs, needed resources, tutoring, and/or testing costs and will range from $500 to $2,500. Please contact Ollie Wilder at ollie@parkcitycf.org with any questions about eligibility or this application form, or if you need special accommodations in applying.

Scholarship Link: https://morelli.smapply.io/prog/joseph_james_morelli_scholarship/ 


ACLU of Utah Youth Activist Scholarship   

Deadline: MARCH 15, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Be a current Utah high school senior planning on entering an accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking student. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (If the GPA is less than 3.0, the applicant is still eligible but must submit an explanation for the lower GPA).  Have proof of strong commitment to civil liberties through some form of activism addressing such issues as equality, racial justice, free speech, religious freedom, tolerance, and privacy.

Scholarship Link: https://www.acluutah.org/resources/item/559-youth-activist-scholarship

PDF Form: https://www.acluutah.org/images/PDFs-docs/2019_Scholarship_Application_-_FInal.pdf


HOSSAIN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: March 15, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students (with and without DACA) who graduated from a Utah high school
Requirements: Open to incoming and continuing University of Utah students enrolled in at least 12 credit hours. Students who demonstrate satisfactory progress toward a degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Students who demonstrate financial need, either through FAFSA or another university process. Preference will be given to students active in Office of Engagement programming. 

Scholarship Link:  https://ugs.formstack.com/forms/hossainfamilyscholarship20192020


The Jiffy Lube “Teen Driver” Scholarship   

Deadline: MARCH 18, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with DACA
Requirements: The Jiffy Lube “Teen Driver” Scholarship Program, has been created to give a unique and early opportunity for high school students to gain funding for college, or other qualified technical and/or professional programs through a scholarship award sponsored by neighborhood Jiffy Lube owners. Jiffy Lube wants to learn more about what drives these students now and where they see themselves down the road. The “Teen Driver” Scholarship opportunity is open to teen drivers enrolled in high school. The scholarship awards will not be based on a student’s GPA or other standard qualifying criteria, rather each individual will be allowed to express his/her “inner drive” and personal ambition — his/her chance to be behind the wheel. Applicants must be between 16-18; be U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, or DACA beneficiaries in a Utah high school. Please visit link below for application and instructions.

Scholarship Link: http://www.yourturn2apply.com/utah.htm


#HERETOSTAY UNDOCUMENTED STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: MARCH TBD
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: The Somos Dreamers #HeretoStay Undocumented Student Scholarship is a private scholarship made possible by the generous donations of members of our community. The #HeretoStay scholarship awards scholarships to undocumented students who will attend a USHE college or university in 2018-2019. The award will be disbursed at the request of the student for the Summer 2018, Fall 2018 and/or Spring 2019 semesters.

Scholarship Link: https://ugs.formstack.com/forms/heretostay_2018_2019


LGBT RESOURCE CENTER SCHOLARSHIP    

Deadline: March 29, 2019 
Open To: Undocumented students (with and without DACA) who graduated from a Utah high school 
Requirements: The LGBT Resource Center awards a scholarship to 3-10 students every spring semester. The student must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.7, meet HB 144 requirements (click here to learn more), and have already completed one semester of coursework at the University of Utah or another higher education institution at the time of application. First time applicants will be considered first, and undergraduate as well as graduate students are encouraged to apply. This scholarship requires completed application questions, an official copy of college transcript(s), and at least one letter of recommendation (one letter required, two letters recommended). The areas of consideration for this scholarship are academic performance, involvement in LGBTQ* cultural/academic organizations, participation in LGBTQ* school-wide and community activities, personal goals and letters of recommendation, financial need, and any other special considerations.

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/12000 

PDF Form: https://lgbt.utah.edu/documents/LGBT%20RC%20Scholarship%20App%202019_2020.pdf


WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP    

Deadline: March 31, 2019
Requirement: Scholarships through the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) have been established to provide educational assistance through scholarships for students. Each scholarship offered through the WRC has an enrollment, grade point average, matriculation, residence and documentation requirement. Please review each scholarship requirement carefully before applying. Applications that have every scholarship selected will not be considered.

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/12118

DAVIS-PUTTER SCHOLARSHIP FUND   

Deadline: APRIL 1, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Open to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. The first and most important qualification for a Davis-Putter Scholarship is active participation in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity or other progressive issues.  The scholarship committee also evaluates the applicant’s financial need and ability to perform academically at the college level.The Davis-Putter Scholarship is open to undocumented students and students who are U.S. Permanent Residents, and U.S. Citizens.

Scholarship Link: http://www.davisputter.org/apply/apply-for-scholarships/


HENAAC SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: APRIL 1, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Open to Latina/o high school graduating seniors, undergraduate students (community college and university), and graduate students in accredited institutions of higher learning. Applicants must demonstrate leadership through academic achievements and campus/community activities; be Science, Technology, Engineering or Math related majors; have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher; be of Latina/o origin and/or must significantly participate in and promote organizations and activities in the Latina/o community. The HENAAC Scholarship is open to undocumented students (with or without DACA), U.S. Permanent Residents, and U.S. Citizens.

Scholarship Link: http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/college/henaac-scholarship-application-guidelines


HONORS GRADUATION SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: APRIL 28, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors already accepted to a college or university, or currently enrolled full- or part-time at an accredited college or university in the U.S. with a year or more remaining in their education. Employees of HonorsGradU and their families are not eligible to participate.

Scholarship Link:http://honorsgradu.com/Scholarship/


UNDOCUSCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: APRIL 14, 2019 @ 11:59pm
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: All of their scholarships (with the exception of the Juan Betancourt Rosas Scholarship) are now open to students from ALL states. All of UndocuScholars scholarships do not have GPA nor a volunteer/club involvement requirement. Their scholarship applications do not require students to write about any traumatic experiences or hardships that could be triggering. Instead, they ask you to write about your passions, goals and dreams!

Scholarship Link: https://www.undocuscholars.com/scholarships


THE JIFFY LUBE UTAH "YOUR TURN BEHIND THE WHEEL" SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: APRIL 18, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with DACA
Requirements: The Jiffy Lube "Your Turn Behind the Wheel" Scholarship Program has been created to give a unique and early opportunity for high school students to gain funding for college, or other qualified technical and/or professional programs through a scholarship award sponsored by neighborhood Jiffy Lube owners. Jiffy Lube wants to learn more about what drives these students now and where they see themselves down the road. The "Your Turn Behind the Wheel" Scholarship opportunity is open to high school students currently enrolled in driver's education in high school. The scholarship awards will not be based on a student’s GPA or other standard qualifying criteria, rather each individual will be allowed to express his/her “inner drive” and personal ambition — his/her chance to be behind the wheel. Applicants must be between 16-18; be U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, or DACA beneficiaries in a Utah high school. Please visit link below for application and instructions.

Scholarship Link: http://www.yourturn2apply.com/utah.htm


ANNUAL SIGNET CLASSIC STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST   

Deadline: APRIL 15, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Open to high school juniors and seniors attending high schools in the U.S. Student applicants must read the assigned book and write a two-three page double-spaced essay (please type on computer or typewriter and do not staple submissions).  Please visit the website for the book title and five essay topics to choose from. The Annual Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest is open to undocumented students (with or without DACA), and students who are U.S. Permanent Residents, and U.S. Citizens.

Scholarship Link: http://www.us.penguingroup.com/static/pages/services-academic/essayhome.html


DREAM SUMMER SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: APRIL 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: This scholarship has been established to support undocumented students who are taking courses during summer semester at the University of Utah. This scholarship grants multiple awards valued at $1000 each. Scholarships will be disbursed in one sum for the Summer 2018 semester and will be applied directly to students' tuition at the University of Utah.

Scholarship Link: https://ugs.formstack.com/forms/dreamsummer_2018


BUILDING DREAMS THROUGH EDUCATION - IVORY HOMES SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: APRIL 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Open to Utah high school graduating seniors and Salt Lake Community College transferring to The University of Utah. Ivory Homes will offer eight $2,000 scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year for the University of Utah. These scholarships are available to students who have demonstrated experience serving and working with the Latina/Latino community. Applicants must be entering freshmen or SLCC transfer students with preference given to first-generation students. Students transferring from Salt Lake Community College to the University of Utah must (1) have completed 30 credit hours or more at the time of their application, (2) have lived in Utah for three or more years, and (3) graduated from a Utah high school.

Scholarship Link: TBD


UNP-ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: APRIL 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: The Alumni Association of the University of Utah, in partnership with UNP, awards three $5,000 to $6,000 scholarships to incoming or current undergraduate or graduate students at the University of Utah. Preference is given to current or former residents of Salt Lake City’s west side communities.

Scholarship Link: https://partners.utah.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2018/03/Alumni-Scholarship-App-UNP-18   -19.pdf 


UTAH ASIAN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: APRIL 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Open to incoming and current undergraduate students (with or without DACA) in Utah colleges or universities. The Utah Asian Charitable Foundation (UACF) Scholarship awards scholarships to students leaders in the Asian American community in Utah based on the combination of two categories: 1) students with financial need, and 2). Students who have demonstrated strong scholarship, leadership and community services. Scholarships are range from $500 to $1500. The 2017 UACF Scholarship will be awarded at the Utah Asian Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala at 6:00 pm. on Saturday, May 13, at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center. All scholarship winners must be present at the Gala. Winners will be notified no later than by April 14.

Scholarship Link: https://educateutahdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/utah-asian-chamber-scholarship-20171.pdf


PFLAG SALT LAKE CITY UNDERGRAUATE SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: APRIL 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Open to graduating Utah high school seniors entering higher education for the first time, this calendar year (if you graduated in the past year and took a time off you are still eligible to apply). Self-identify as a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or an ally demonstrate an interest in service to the LGBT community. Have applied to an accredited U.S. higher education institution. The PFLAG Salt Lake City Undergraduate Scholarship is open to undocumented students as long as they qualify for HB 144, and students who are U.S. Permanent Residents, and U.S. Citizens.

Scholarship Link: http://community.pflag.org/scholarship


ATLAS SHRUGGED ESSAY CONTEST   

Deadline: APRIL 25, 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: This contest is open nationwide and open to undocumented students. Applicants must write an essay regarding a topic about one of Ayn Rand’s novels. Scholarship is open to high school students, undergraduate and graduate students.

Scholarship Link: https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#rules

UNP-WOLF/MERITUS SCHOLARSHIPS   

Deadline: MAY 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Up to five $3,000 scholarships will be awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year. Preference is given to current or previous residents of Salt Lake City’s west side communities who have clear financial need and show commitment to the goals of UNP. This scholarship may be used for educational expenses, e.g. tuition, fees, books, and/or supplies for any post-secondary program, including vocational and technical training. Eligible students must be either a high school senior, someone who has earned a GED, a Freshman in an undergraduate program, or transferring from a two-year college to a four-year institution in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree.

Scholarship Link: https://partners.utah.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2018/03/Wolf-Meritus-Scholarship-App-18-19.pdf


Sophomore Rise Ivory Homes Deeply Engaged Learning Award   

Deadline: MAY 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Put your ideas into action with a Deeply Engaged Learning award. Learn by solving problems, collaborating with peers, and studying with professors and advisers who are passionate about the issues you care about. Apply for an Ivory Homes Deeply Engaged Learning award to maximize your education today! Ivory Homes Deeply Engaged Learning awards range from $100 - $1,000 and are used specifically for your chosen project or activity. Students are limited to one award. Projects should be completed in 2 consecutive semesters. Applicants must be entering their sophomore year in the fall and be in good academic and program standing. Go here for examples of programs and opportunities--applications will be considered for activities not on the list.

Scholarship Flyer: https://ugs.formstack.com/forms/ivoryhomes_deeplyengagedlearningaward


THE BOUNDLESS AMERICAN DREAM SCHOLARSHIP   
Deadline: May 31, 2019
Requirement: This scholarship will provide financial support to exceptionally promising students who fulfill the requirements of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) or Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and who want to make the world a better place through technology.
Scholarship Link: https://www.boundless.com/boundless-american-dream-scholarship/

U-DREAM SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: JUNE 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Open to undocumented students (with and without DACA) in Utah. The goal of the scholarship, supported by the Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME), is to provide financial assistance to promising low-income students, with preference given to immigrant students who have no other financial resources. The scholarship also seeks to support students who demonstrate a commitment to leadership or service that benefits the immigrant population. Scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $2,000 each, and must be used for tuition and/or books during the 2018- 2019 school year.

The Lynda and Skip Scholarship   

Deadline: JULY 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: The Lynda and Skip Scholarship awards four scholarships valued at $2500 each. Three (3) scholarships will be awarded to continuing students at the U who are involved in Office of Engagement programs and one (1) will be reserved for an incoming first-year student who will commit to participating in an OE program for the full 2017-2018 academic year. Scholarships will be awarded in two parts ($1250 fall semester and $1250 spring semester) and will be applied directly to tuition. Excess funds may be used at the University of Utah Campus Store, or applied towards a university meal plan.

Scholarship Link: https://ugs.formstack.com/forms/lyndaandskip2018_19

GLOBAL CITIZEN SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST   

Deadline: SEPTEMBER 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with DACA
Requirements: The scholarship was created to celebrate international and DACA students, who enrich college campuses with their diverse experiences and points of view. The student applying must be 18 years or older and must have been accepted to a full-time program at a U.S. college or university or must be currently enrolled full time in a U.S. college or university. Students must be an international student on F1 visa status or a DACA recipient. MPOWER will award three (3) $1,000 scholarships to international and DACA students who are studying or plan to study in the U.S.

Scholarship Link: https://www.mpowerfinancing.com/scholarships/

AES ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS   

Deadline: OCTOBER 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Open to high school, college or university, or vocational school students. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post-secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

Scholarship Link: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm


LA UNIDAD LATINA FOUNDATION   

Deadline: OCTOBER 2019
Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 out of a 4.0 scale. Must have current enrollment in an eligible bachelor’s or master’s degree program at an accredited four-year college or university. Must have completed at least one full-time year of study for undergraduate applicants

Scholarship Link: http://www.lulf.org/scholarships.html


SCHOLARSHIP AMERICA: DREAM AWARD   

Deadline: OCTOBER 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with DACA
Requirements: Open to undergraduate students who have completed at least one semester of college with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).  Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The goal of the scholarship is to assist students from across the nation entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice. The awards will grow in amount each year, allowing students to receive aid throughout their college careers.

Scholarship Link: https://scholarshipamerica.org/dreamaward/


THE GOLDEN DOORS SCHOLARS   

Deadline: OCTOBER 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with DACA
Requirements: The Golden Door Scholars scholarship is open to DACA students from all states! Strong preference will be given to applicants who plan to concentrate their studies in one of the following areas (or one similar): Engineering, Computer Science, Technology or Math. Scholarship recipients will receive funding to support tuition, room and board for a four-year degree at Golden Door partner schools and schools offering in-state tuition to students with DACA status, beginning Fall semester, 2019.  Students who have applied to or are interested in other colleges should also apply. We will support students at non-partner schools on a case-by-case basis.

Scholarship Link: https://www.goldendoorscholars.org/app/open

BRUIN DREAMS SCHOLARSHIP  

Deadline: TBD
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: The Bruin Dreams Scholarship is a private scholarship made possible by generous donations from Salt Lake Community College faculty, staff, students, and community members around the greater Salt Lake area who are dedicated to the educational success of students who are undocumented. Bruin Dreams provides financial support for undocumented students who are enrolled in a credit-hour program through Salt Lake Community College. This need-based scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate resiliency and innovation in their pursuit of a higher education degree. Students must complete a general application through AwardSpring to apply for this scolarship. 

Scholarship Link: https://slcc.awardspring.com/Opportunities/OpportunityDetails/81274


USHLI YOUNG HISPANIC LEADERS   

Deadline: NOVEMBER 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Applicant must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time undergraduate student, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Recipients must also be available to attend the 37th USHLI National Conference in Chicago, IL, from February 14-17, 2019.

Scholarship Link: https://www.ushli.org/2018/08/20/scholarship-for-young-hispanic-leaders-now-available-for-2019-2020/


SOPHOMORE RISE IVORY HOMES DEEPLY ENGAGED EXPERIENCE SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: Applications will be considered until funds are depleted.
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: 
Put your ideas into action with a Deeply Engaged Learning award! Learn by solving problems, collaborating with peers, and studying with professors and advisers who are passionate about the issues you care about. Students who apply will be eligible to receive a one $1,000 Ivory Homes Deeply Engaged Learning award, to be used specifically for your chosen project, activity or internship. Applicants must be a current sophomore, second-year student, non-continuous and/or returning sophomore student, or transfer student entering their sophomore year at the University of Utah.

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/10370

LARRY H. & GAIL MILLER ENRICHMENT SCHOLARSHIP     

Deadline: DECEMBER 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Open to incoming and current University of Utah undocumented students who graduated from a Utah high school. This scholarship is renewable for up to ten semesters for new freshmen; eight semesters for sophomores; six semesters for juniors; and four semesters for seniors. To renew this award, students must qualify annually by maintaining satisfactory academic achievement and make acceptable progress toward a Bachelor’s degree and abide by the University of Utah Student Code of Conduct.

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be: (a) admitted to the University of Utah as a matriculated undergraduate student, (b) eligible for Utah residency status for the academic year for which they are applying, and (c) able to demonstrate financial need.

Scholarship Link: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/8867


THE SCIENCE AMBASSADOR SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: DECEMBER 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: The Science Ambassador Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, technology, engineering, or math. The scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students. STEM must be your major field of study (not your minor).

Scholarship Link: https://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/


UTAH JUMP$TART COALITION SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: DECEMBER 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Scholarship is designed to recognize college students who can demonstrate a solid understanding of financial literacy concepts and are pursuing a post-secondary education either at a university, college, trade school or similar institution of higher learning. Be a current Utah high school senior planning on entering an accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking student. 

Scholarship Link: https://www.utahjumpstart.org/essay/ 


THE SOMOS LIBERATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP   

Deadline: DECEMBER 2019
Open To: Undocumented students with or without DACA
Requirements: Open to Utah high school, college or university, or vocational school students in the state of Utah or that have been recently admitted to an institution of learning in Utah. The award is in recognition of academic and vocational achievement, demonstrated leadership in school, community or other service activities and financial need. The Utah Hispanic Business Leadership Foundation (SOMOS) is a non-profit organization established to develop leaders and improve education and opportunities for Hispanic/Latino students and professionals.

Scholarship Link: http://somosfoundationutah.org/scholarships.html


If you have questions regarding a particular scholarship, please contact the Dream Center at dream@utah.edu or (801) 213-3697.

Last Updated: 2/5/19