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.

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

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.

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. 

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

2021-2022 Scholarships for Undocumented Students
List of scholarships that don’t require proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency. Includes Bay area, California, and national scholarships.

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!

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.