What is the CA Dream Act?
The California Dream Act Application allows students interested in attending eligible California Colleges, Universities and Career Education Programs to apply for state financial aid. This application is unrelated to the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Applying for the CA Dream Act
There are numerous scholarships available for high school students and college students regardless of their immigration status. Contact the scholarship providers for a current update on their application process.
MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense Education Fund) offers a scholarship resource guide for high school, college, and graduate students and a DREAM Act Student Activist Scholarship Program for college and graduate students.
Educators for Fair Consideration provide a scholarship list that includes scholarships available to both US and non-US citizens.