Privately funded assistance is available on a limited basis for non-citizens who are undocumented and having difficulty paying their tuition.
In addition to tuition assistance, students with a work-eligible status such as DACA are eligible for jobs on campus. Information about student employment is available at Handshake.
2019-20 Scholarship Aid for Undocumented/DACA Students Guidelines
DACA applications for 2019-20 have been closed. All funds have been allocated for the 2019-20 aid year. 2020-21 DACA applications will be posted at a later date.
- For undergraduate students who are ineligible to receive federal student aid due to an undocumented/DACA status.
- Open to admitted freshmen, admitted transfer and returning/currently enrolled students.
- Students are encouraged to apply early as awards are limited and subject to funding availability.
Students must demonstrate financial need (per financial documents submitted with the undocumented student/DACA application).
Full-time enrollment each semester is required.
Up to $6,000 per year.
Award may be renewable if student:
- Submits a new Undocumented/DACA Scholarship Application for the following year.
- Remains enrolled full-time (fall and spring).
- Maintains good academic standing/Satisfactory Academic Progress.
- Though students must reapply for the funds yearly, they may receive the award up to 10 semesters or 150 credit hours, whichever comes first.