Scholarships for Students Who Don't Qualify for Financial Aid

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					  Scholarships for Students Who Don’t Qualify for
                   Financial Aid

    Becas Para Estudiantes Que No Califican Para
                   Ayuda Federal

Fiesta Del Sol Scholarship.
For graduating H.S seniors and continuing college students. Amount varies ($1,000 - 10,000)
Deadline March of each year.

Resources For Undocumented Students.
Here you will find a list of scholarships and important information regarding undocumented students
issues. Must visit the link for more information and scholarship requirements.

Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation. (ILLCF)
Each year, the legislative members of the ILLCF nominate for foundation scholarships deserving
young people of good character and high academic achievement. The scholarships are typically one-
time grants of $2,000. The scholarships are presented at the Scholarship Banquet, a special event
during the annual conference.

United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI)
The $1,000 scholarship is presented at the USHLI national conference held annually in Chicago. To
qualify, the applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student in a four year
institution and demonstrate financial need. At least one parent must be Hispanic ancestry. Recipients
must be able to attend the USHLI national conference. The number of scholarships awarded varies
form year to year. All applications must include a cover page, background information, leadership
essay, transcript, resume, picture, and letters of reference.
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Found (MALDEF)
Here you will find a huge list of scholarships, look for the ones you qualify for!

Best Buy Scholarship
Applicants must: Be graduating H.S Senior living in the U.S or Puerto Rico. Live within 75 miles of a
U.S Best Buy store. A minimum of 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA is required.

The Lowe's Scholarship
The Lowe's Scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to attend any accredited 2-year or
4-year college or university within the United States. Winners are selected based on leadership
qualities, community involvement and academic performance.

Scholarship Guide for Undocumented Students

City Colleges of Chicago Financial Aid Center.
Community colleges offers help too, check out this link.

Scholarships Based on Universities/Community Colleges

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