Golden Doors Scholars

Description: 

Golden Door Scholars was founded in 2013 with the goal of promoting economic mobility for undocumented students. In our first year, we awarded 13 scholarships. Since then, we have impacted 360 Dreamers by partnering with schools to cover tuition, room and board for a four-year degree. Our scholars also have access to mentors, internship and job search support, along with other professional growth opportunities.

Deadline(s): 

September 30, 2020

Deadlines: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Eligibility Requirements: 
  • I have DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), TPS (Temporary Protected Status), or certify that I meet the following immigration eligibility criteria:

    • Came to the United States before the age of 16

    • Have continuously resided in the United States since November 1, 2014 up to the present time and have had no lawful status

    • I have not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor, or three or more other misdemeanors in the categories which would have disqualified me for DACA, and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety

  • I am currently in high school or graduated from a United States high school or obtained a GED (General Education Development) certificate from a United States Program

  • I am willing to apply to or attend one of the Golden Door Scholars Partner Schools.

  • I am willing to explore and apply for other scholarships in addition to the Golden Door Scholarship.

Grade: 
12
Scholarship Type: 
All
DACA/Undocumented