DREAMers Resources and Scholarships

California DREAM Loan Program
The California DREAM Loan Program provides eligible undocumented AB 540 undergraduates with the option to borrow loans to help cover the cost of attending UC. 

UC Immigrant Legal Services Center
The UC Immigrant Legal Services Center provides free legal on campus assistance directly to undocumented and immigrant students, as well as their immediate family members (spouse, siblings, and parents). The link above is directly associated with the UC Immigrant Legal Services Center. 

UC Undocumented Student Resource
UC campuses offer a range of support services — from academic and personal counseling, to financial aid and legal advising — that can help you balance being a full-time student while handling other day-to-day challenges you may face. Click above to find out more! 

Scholarships for Undocumented Students (IMMIGRANTS RISING)
List of scholarships that don’t require proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency. Includes Bay area, California, and national scholarships. 

Scholarships for AB 540 Undocumented Students
There are a few resources for undergraduate students looking to fund their studies. Check out the link above!

The UCI DREAM Center stands with and serves those impacted by immigration policy through advancing systemic change, deconstructing oppressive policies, and fostering community. 

Students Advocating For Immigrant Rights and Equity (SAFIRE)
S.A.F.I.R.E. seeks to provide resources and support that promotes a safe environment for undocumented/DACA/Non-DACA/AB 540 students. With the collaboration of Allies, Faculty, and students, our vision is to raise awareness about the issues undocumented students face, as well as diversifying the image of the undocumented student identity. 

Educational Resources for New Arrivals and Undocumented Students
The U.S. Department of Education provide information for new arrivals and undocumented students. 

IMMIGRANTS RISINGS provide multiple resources, services, and scholarships that are catered toward undocumented students.

Tips and Advice

My Undocumented Life
Our mission at My Undocumented Life is to provide up-to-date information and resources to undocumented students. We post scholarship opportunities that are open to undocumented students, strategies for navigating the educational system, information on how to apply for DACA, news on immigration policies, and much more. Most importantly, we want to provide a sense of community to our diverse group of readers.

Mental Health Connector
Immigrants Rising’s Mental Health Connector provides undocumented young people with psychological support, allowing you to access your strengths and resiliency in order to achieve your personal goals and healing.