Resources for Undocumented Students & Their Families

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Higher Ed Guide to Tuition, Financial Aid and Other Funding for Undocumented Students

Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration
The Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration put together a guide for funding resources for undocumented students at public and private universities.
Immigrants Rising released a list that contains 344 undergraduate and 302 graduate/post-graduate scholarships and fellowships for 2020 that do not require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency. Click below to learn more.
A list of scholarships available to undocumented, TPS and DACA students.
A frequently updated list of scholarships available for aspiring immigrant college students.
Modern States is a philanthropy dedicated to making a college degree more accessible and affordable and for everyone. It offers a catalog of tuition-free online courses for 40+ core freshman subjects, which enable learners to earn traditional academic credits at more than 2,900 colleges and universities.
Order an Educator's Binder, prepared by Immigrants Rising, with resources for teachers looking to help their undocumented students access higher education. It contains over 45 resources on college access, CA in-state tuition and financial aid, scholarships and best practices for serving undocumented students.
This site is multimedia resources and interactive content highlighting Dreamers and touching on educational opportunities for Dreamers.
Through a partnership with TheDream.us and The Shapiro Foundation, Southern New Hampshire University is offering scholarships to 1,000 Dreamers for pursue their associate and bachelor's degree programs.
Within the toolkit one can find classroom tools and strategies, fact sheets, guides and legal resources, sample resolutions, and social/emotional support resources. We hope this toolkit will help educators, school support staff, administrators, school board members, and other education stakeholders better understand, talk about, and support our state’s undocumented students…
A sample school board resolution regarding immigration safety and declaring schools safe zones which includes a sample district policy on access to education, student privacy, and immigration enforcement.
An aggregation of search tools and hotlines for identifying appropriate legal support and local legal service provisions from Informed Immigrant, in Spanish.
A manual from the Appleseed Network on protecting children and assets in the event of deportation, including checklists for various actions and sample documents from various states.
A guide from the State of Connecticut on making a family preparedness plan, including information about helpful resources and organizations.
A factsheet about UndocuPeers: a project by United We Dream that trains educators on how to support undocumented students on campus. The document also includes information about implementing the program.