Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Scholarships for Non-US Citizens

Opportunities for DACA and International Students

Chandler-Gilbert Community College is thriving with various clubs and organizations. You can find out more about our student clubs and organizations in CoyoteConnect. 

One of our most recently launched group is M.E.Ch.A de CGCC. M.E.Ch.A (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán) is a national, student-led organization dedicated to promoting unity and respect. The student-led organization focuses on promoting these ideals while also raising awareness on our campus to the social, economic, and political issues facing Chicanx/Latinx communities.

As a part of raising awareness, they club has centralized a list of scholarships and resources for DACA and Non-US Citizen students attending Maricopa Community Colleges. Please review and share the below list of open resources for Fall 2018 and/or Spring 2019 semesters: 

Maricopa Community College Faculty Association 
The MCCFA established a grant to help pay for DACA student tuition  
  • (click on “Foundation”, then “DACA students”)
  • Available for Fall 2018 only 
Hope Scholarship 
The Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation has collaborated with outside sources to help students who pay for out of state tuition. 
MCCD Foundation
Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation privately funds recipients; by filling out the general application you apply for this scholarship.
Maria Hesse Scholarship (DACA and non-US citizen eligible)
Scholarship is based on leadership and service to others. While the application opens in the Spring, the scholarship requires service and leadership hours to be completed during Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters. 
Phoenix College Depot (DACA and non-US citizen eligible)
The Depot offers a collection source of many scholarships, apply to what you qualify for
For additional scholarship resources available to all Chandler-Gilbert Community College students, visit