Scholarships for DACA, HB 144 and Undocumented Students in Utah

UPDATED:
Septemeber 19, 2018

JANUARY

The Clark and Christine Ivory Dream Access Scholarship
Deadline: January TBD
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. Open to undocumented students (with or without DACA) who graduated from a Utah high school. 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 Link: https://ugs.formstack.com/forms/ivorydream

Chicana/o Scholarship Fund
Deadline: January TBD
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. Dreamer (with or without DACA) applying for the Chicana/o Scholarship Fund must have graduated from a high school in Utah. Preference will be given to students involved in the Chicana/o / Latina/o community.
Scholarship Link: http://chicano.utah.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2018-2019-CSF-Application.pdf

FEBRUARY

Larry H. & Gail Miller Enrichment Scholarship
Deadline:
February TBD
Requirements: 
Open to incoming and current University of Utah undocumented students (with or without DACA) who graduated high school in Utah. 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, (c) Able to demonstrate financial need (Read more about how to demonstrate financial need here and here, or contact the Dream Center at the University of Utah at dream@utah.edu )
Scholarship Link: 
https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/1463

Dreamers Connecting Our Community Union Scholarship
Deadline: February TBD
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 and Ivory Homes, is pleased to announce two (2) scholarships of $5,000 each to assist undergraduate and graduate Dreamers (undocumented students with or without DACA) in accomplishing their academic goals. 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.
Scholarship Link:  http://union.utah.edu/services/union-scholarships/2018-scholarships/

Dr. Amanda Perez Scholarship
Deadline: February TBD
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/what-we-do/scholarships/dr-amanda-perez/

MARCH

ACLU of Utah Youth Activist Scholarship
Deadline: March 15, 2019
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

Youthlinc Young Humanitarian Award
Deadline: March TBD
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/

University of Utah – Office of Undergraduate Studies (UGS) – General Scholarships
Deadline: 
March TBD
Requirements: 
Open to University of Utah undergraduate Dreamers who graduated from a Utah high school. Scholarships include The Asha Davenport Memorial Scholarship for LEAP Students, The Ghulam-Lauri, Mohammad Alsolaiman Family & Zahir Family Scholarships, and The Ivory Homes Building Dreams Scholarship for first-year or Salt Lake Community College Transfer Students among additional scholarship opportunities. Please visit the UGS website for full list of scholarships.
Scholarship Link: 
http://ugs.utah.edu/scholarships/index.php

Utah Jump$tart Coalition Scholarship
Deadline: March TBD
Requirements: The Utah Jump$tart Coalition Scholarship is open to all Utah graduating high school seniors planning to attend an accredited college or university, and who have successfully completed or is currently enrolled in the financial literacy course required for graduation. The Utah Jump$tart Coalition Scholarship is open to undocumented students (with or without DACA), and students who are U.S. Permanent Residents, and U.S. Citizens.
Scholarship Link: https://www.utahjumpstart.org/2018ujscscholarship/

Que Llueva Café Scholarship
Deadline: March TBD
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

Jameson Family Scholarship
Deadline: March TBD
Requirements: Student must have been admitted to the University of Utah as an H.B. 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://csbsutah.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_exp2kIFbO0czoHP

The Jiffy Lube “Teen Driver” Scholarship
Deadline: March 18, 2019
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
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 (with or without DACA) 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

Hispanic Scholarship Fund General Scholarships
Deadline: March TBD
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/scholarships

APRIL

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
Deadline: April TBD
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 (with or without DACA), and students who are U.S. Permanent Residents, and U.S. Citizens.
Scholarship Link: http://www.davisputter.org/apply/apply-for-scholarships/

Building Dreams Through Education – Ivory Homes Scholarship (The University of Utah)
Deadline: April TBD
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: https://ugs.formstack.com/forms/ivoryhomesscholarship2018_19

UNP-Alumni Association Scholarships
Deadline: April TBD
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. This scholarship is open to undocumented students (with or without DACA) who graduated from a Utah high school.
Scholarship Link: https://partners.utah.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2018/03/Alumni-Scholarship-App-UNP-18-19.pdf

Honors Graduation Scholarship
Deadline: April TBD
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. Additionally, students must have met all of the requirements described on this web page (http://www.honorsgradu.com/scholarship). Employees of HonorsGradU and their families are not eligible to participate. Submissions must be received before the deadline of April 8 in order to qualify for the scholarship program.
Scholarship Link: http://honorsgradu.com/Scholarship/

Annual Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest
Deadline: April 15, 2019
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 TBD
Requirements: Open to Utah high school graduates with or without DACA. 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

The Jiffy Lube Utah “Your Turn Behind the Wheel” Scholarship
Deadline: April 18, 2019
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

HENAAC Scholarship
Deadline: April TBD
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

Utah Asian Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: April TBD
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 Undergraduate Scholarship
Deadline: April TBD
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 (with or without DACA 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

MAY

Byron Hanke Fellowship
Deadline: May 1, 2019
Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled, at time of application and through the research period, in a graduate level program (masters, doctoral, legal) at an accredited higher education institution in the United States or Canada. Students from any relevant discipline may apply for the Hanke Fellowship, provided their research project relates to community associations and/or common interest communities.
Scholarship LInk: https://foundation.caionline.org/scholarships/hanke/

UNP-Wolf/Meritus Scholarships
Deadline: May TBD
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. This scholarship is open to undocumented students (with or without DACA) who graduate(d) from a Utah high school.
Scholarship Link: https://partners.utah.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2018/03/Wolf-Meritus-Scholarship-App-18-19.pdf.pdf

Utah State University – IME Becas Scholarships
Deadline: May TBD
Requirements: Open to applicants who are of Mexican origin (born in Mexico) or descent (one or both parents or grandparents who are of Mexican origin). In partnership with the Mexican Consulate in Salt Lake City, Utah State University Extension and the Colleges of Agriculture and Applied Sciences (CAAS) and Humanities and Social Sciences (CHaSS) invite USU incoming freshmen and current USU students to apply for IME BECAS 2018 $2,000 tuition scholarships. 2018 USU IME BECAS Application The 2018 application is available at: https://bit.ly/2pPiabu. Electronic applications must be submitted by May 15. Only complete applications will be reviewed. The scholarship review committee will meet May 22 through May 25. Award letters will be emailed to selected recipients on June 1. Deadline for scholarship recipients to accept the award is June 15. For further information, email celina.wille@usu.edu. WHO IS ELIGIBLE.
Those with a GPA of 2.5 and above.
Scholarship Flyer: https://educateutahdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/usubecaime2018.pdf
Scholarship Link: https://bit.ly/2pPiabu

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/

Sophomore Rise Ivory Homes Deeply Engaged Learning Award (University of Utah)
Deadline: May TBD
Requirements: Open to undocumented students (with or without DACA) who graduated from a Utah high school. 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

JUNE

Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants
Deadline: June TBD
Requirements: Open to high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution. Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions. This scholarship is open to undocumented students (with or without DACA), U.S. Permanent Residents, and U.S. Citizens.
Scholarship Link: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

U-DREAM Scholarship
Deadline: June TBD
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
Scholarship Link:
https://ugs.formstack.com/forms/u_dream_2018_2019

Ivory Homes Building Dreams Scholarship
Deadline: June TBD
Requirements: Open to high school seniors and transferring students from Salt Lake Community College to the University of Utah (with and without DACA). Ivory Homes will offer eight $2,000 scholarships for the 2017-2018 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 Links: https://ugs.formstack.com/forms/ivoryhomesscholarship2017_18

Ivory Homes Renewal Application
Deadline: June TBD
Requirements: Renewal funds are available to former Ivory Homes Scholarship Recipients who are first-generation continuing students at the University of Utah during the 2017-18 academic year. In order to be considered for renewed funding, students must demonstrate involvement in community service and/or leadership. Current Ivory Homes Renewal Scholars must have completed Diversity Scholars and at least one high school conference by March 5, 2017, in order to be considered. A one-page personal statement written by the student explaining how continued funding will contribute to achieving your educational and career goals. Resume of one page highlighting any extracurricular or community activities and/or service in which the student is involved. Transcripts.
Request Application: k.lofshult@utah.edu

Bruin Becas Scholarship
Deadline: June TBD
Requirements: Bruin Becas provides financial support for undocumented students (with and without DACA) 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. To qualify for this scholarship the student must (a) be a new student who has taken concurrent enrollment courses in high school, or (b) be a continuing Salt Lake Community College student. Moreover, applicants must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher, and agree to a scholarship contract. If paying in-state tuition, applicant must enroll in at least six (6) or more credit hours; if paying non-resident tuition, applicant must enroll in at least three (3) or more credit hours.
Scholarship Link: http://www.slcc.edu/financialaid/docs/16-17-forms/bruin-becas-form.pdf

JULY

Clark and Christine Ivory Dream Access Scholarship
Deadline: July TBD
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. Open to undocumented students (with or without DACA) who graduated from a Utah high school. 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 Link: https://ugs.formstack.com/forms/ivorydream_2018_19

IME Becas University of Utah Scholarship
Deadline: July TBD
Requirements: The IME Becas Scholarship has been established to support the access, retention, and graduation of undocumented students of Mexican heritage at the University of Utah. IME Becas at the University of Utah is a partnership between the Mexican Government, the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), and the Dream Center. Funds for this scholarship have been generously provided by the Mexican government, The Clark and Christine Ivory Dream Access Fund and numerous other individual donors. This scholarship grants multiple awards valued at $1000-$4000 each. Scholarships will be disbursed half in Fall 2018 and half in Spring 2019 and will be applied directly to students’ tuition at the University of Utah.
Scholarship Link: https://ugs.formstack.com/forms/imebecas_2018_19

The Lynda and Skip Scholarship
Deadline: July TBD
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. This scholarship is open to undocumented students who graduate(d) from a Utah high school (with or without DACA).
Scholarship Link: https://ugs.formstack.com/forms/lyndaandskip2018_19

IME Becas Scholarship – Snow College
Deadline:
 July TBD
Requirements: Open to Utah high school seniors and undergraduate students attending Snow College. Students must have a demonstrated financial need. Students who are not eligible for FAFSA loans or grants are encouraged to apply. Students must be of Mexican origin, either through birth or family background. Scholarships are for students who have achieved a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. Students should maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA during the semester in which they hold the scholarship. Students must be enrolled full-time (minimum of 12 credits) while receiving the award. Students must demonstrate a commitment to leadership or service in the Mexican immigrant community.
Scholarship Link:
https://www.snow.edu/offices/scholarships/downloads/IME%20Application.pdf

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Foundation
Deadline: July TBD (Applications available March 1, 2017)
Requirements: Open to Latino/a high school graduating seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who demonstrate both significant motivation and aptitude for a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Eligibility requirements differ for each scholarship; however, scholarships require a minimum High School and Undergraduate 2.75 GPA (Graduate 3.00 GPA Dissertation 3.50 GPA) both at the time of application and throughout the scholarship period, and students must be registered full-time (12 hrs undergraduate / 9 hrs graduate) in a science, technology, engineering, or math discipline. Students with and without DACA may apply to all SHPE scholarships, except the SHPE Chevron.
Scholarship Link: http://www.shpefoundation.org/scholarships/

“From Failure to Promise” Essay Contest
Deadline: July TBD
Requirements: Open to graduating Utah high school seniors and current college students. Students must read From Failure to Promise: An Uncommon Path to Professoriate and write a 1000+ word essay double-spaced essay using standard font 12 point font (please type on computer or typewriter and do not staple submissions).  Please visit website for application and essay questions.
Scholarship Links: http://www.fromfailuretopromise.com/#!essay-scholarship-contest–html/cfvg

Hossain Family Scholarship
Deadline: July TBD
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. DACA/undocumented students who graduated from a Utah high school are encouraged to apply.
Scholarship Links: https://educateutahdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2016/07/hossain-family-scholarship-app-2016-17.doc

SEPTEMBER 

Global Citizen Scholarship Contest
Deadline: September 20, 2018
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/

OCTOBER

AES Engineering Solutions
Deadline: October 6, 2018
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 15, 2018
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 15, 2018
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/

NOVEMBER

P.D. Soros Fellowship
Deadline: November 1, 2018
Requirements: Fellowship program intended for United States immigrants and children of immigrants who is planning on starting or continuing an eligible graduate degree program full time in the United States in the 2019-2020 academic year. Scholarship is open to current DACA holders or those awaiting renewal. Applicants must be 30 years old or younger as of the application deadline.
Scholarship Link: https://www.pdsoros.org/apply/eligibility

USHLI Young Hispanic Leaders
Deadline: November 30, 2018
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. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented). 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-2019-2020/2/

Founders Day Scholarship – University of Utah
Deadline: November TBD
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. To be eligible for this award, Dreamers (with or without DACA) must have graduated from a Utah high school.
Scholarship Link: http://ulink.utah.edu/s/1077/images/editor_documents/scholarship/2017-18/fd__achievement_scholarships_2018-19.pdf

The SOMOS Liberation Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: November TBD
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

DECEMBER

Science Ambassador Scholarship
Deadline: December 11, 2018
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/

IME Becas Scholarship – U of U
Deadline: December TBD
Requirements: Must be an admitted, undergraduate or graduate, degree-seeking student at The University of Utah. Be able to demonstrate experience with, a commitment to, and leadership or service within Mexican immigrant communities. Be able to demonstrate financial need. Must maintain full-time enrollment status (minimum 12 credit hours undergraduate or 9 credit hours graduate) to receive funding. Must have and maintain a semester and cumulative 3.0 GPA. Must have graduated from a Utah high school. UPLOAD: SAR or paper FAFSA (link) with the application.
Scholarship Link:
http://womenscenter.utah.edu/scholarships/IME%20Becas%20ScholarshipFinal.pdf

IME Becas Scholarship – Utah Valley University
Deadline: December TBD
Requirements: Must be an admitted, undergraduate or graduate, degree-seeking student at Utah Valley University. Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Student must be of Mexican Descent (1st and 2nd generations). Demonstrate significant financial need. Must be registered at UVU as a full-time student (minimum 12 credit hours) for the Spring 2017 semester. Must submit a personal statement (Typed, double-spaced, 1-2 pages).
Scholarship Link: https://goo.gl/23SBUq

IME Becas Scholarship – Salt Lake Community College
Deadline: December TBD
Requirements: Open to Salt Lake Community College entering and continuing students. The Instituto de los Mexicanos en el Exterior (IME) Becas scholarship is designed to provide financial support to students who are Mexican or of Mexican origin (including undocumented & DACA beneficiaries). Mexican students who are first, second or 1.5 generation will be given priority. Funded by the Consulado de México en Salt Lake City, awards will range between $400 and $800 based on credit load for the Spring 2017 semester.
Scholarship Link:
http://www.slcc.edu/financialaid/docs/16-17-Scholarships/IME%20Becas%20Scholarship%20Spring%202017.pdf

UPDATED:
September 19, 2018