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Dreamer Resources

California Dream Act 

The California Dream Act is an application that allows qualified students the ability to apply for in-state financial aid, be eligible for school-funded scholarships, and/or the California College Promise Grant within the community colleges, vocational programs, private schools, and public universities in California.  

A student must meet the eligibility requirements to qualify for the California Dream Act:


" REGARDLESS of YOUR  documentation status", EVERYONE CAN go to college or PURSUE a vocational/trade career 


Dreamer Student Resources


Various Ventura County Scholarships



Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students


IDEAS was established at UCSB in 2006 by undocumented students who felt an absence in representation on the UCSB campus and longed for a support group. 

3. United We Dream Scholarships

Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students

4. undocumented-students/  

 "undocumented" students - they may require students to have a specific status such as DACA, AB 540, etc. Some scholarships may not even ask about immigration status or citizenship, so you may qualify for those scholarships if you are currently undocumented. 

5. provides DACA and undocumented students with financial aid and support needed to invest in their education and define their future. 



Information on private schools for undocumented students 

8. An application app for undocumented students find scholarship opportunities through a mobile app 

9.  A comprehensive resource for undocumented students online

10. MALFEF Scholarship Resources 

Founded in 1968, MALDEF is the nation’s leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Often described as the “law firm of the Latino community”, MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, community education, and litigation in the areas of education, employment,  immigrant rights, and political access. Information and Scholarships. 


11. Immigrants Rising List of Scholarships and Fellowships- resources-