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Scholarship NameDeadline dates in red are TBDOpen to undocumented?WebsiteOther Requirements/ Brief Description
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Cameron Impact Scholarship 9/10/2021Nohttps://www.bryancameroneducationfoundation.org/Show proven excellence in extracurricular activities, be motivated leaders with a strong work ethic, demonstrate active participation in community service and/or civic minded arenas
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The Gates Scholarship9/15/2021Nohttps://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarshipHighly selective, last dollar scholarship. Must have 3.3 or higher GPA to apply, pell-eligible
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Questbridge National Scholarship Match9/28/2021Yeshttps://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-matchFull four-year scholarship, oustanding high school seniors (typically in top 5-10% of class) from households earning less than $65,000/year for a family of 4 (not a strict cutoff, just a guideline)
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Golden Door Scholarship10/10/2021Yes - exclusively for undocumented studentshttp://www.goldendoorscholars.org/See website for full immigration criteria. High GPA & leadership/involvement are expected.
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The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship 10/31/2021Nohttps://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/Must have 3.0/B GPA or above. $20,000 scholarship
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Greenhouse Scholarship11/5/2021Nohttps://greenhousescholars.org/our-scholars/become-a-scholar/up to $$22,000.00 Have a cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above
Demonstrate financial need (annual household income no greater than $70,000)
Possess excellent leadership skills, an ability to persevere through difficult circumstances, and a strong interest in and commitment to their community
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YOUTH AWARDS - Hispanic Heritage Fund Scholarship 11/14/2021Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACAhttps://hhfawards.hispanicheritage.org/2021/forms/welcome.phpMust have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation11/18/2021Yeshttp://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/unweighted GPA 3.5+; up to $40,000/year; high achieving students with financial need who will attend 4-year selective universities
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Dr Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders11/30/2021Yeshttps://www.ushli.org/dr-juan-andrade-scholarship-for-young-hispanic-leaders/Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students (so if you have already been accepted to college, I think you can apply), in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry.
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Generation Google12/10/2021Yeshttps://edu.google.com/scholarships/the-generation-google-scholarship/$10,000; Be from an underrepresented group (e.g. Hispanic student), intend to pursue a computer science or computer engineering degree (or closely related field), be able to attend 3-week summer program prior to starting college
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The Science Ambassador Scholarship12/13/2021Yeshttps://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.orgFull-tuition scholarship for women in STEM; must attend college full-time at a university in the U.S.
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La Luz Scholarship12/22/2021Yeshttps://penaandco.com/la-luz-applicationFor first-generation college students
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Because College is Expensive12/31/2021Yeshttps://cedaredlending.com/scholarship/$500, no essay required. Just a form to enter.
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NC Hispanic Scholarship Fund1/15/2022Yeshttps://www.thencshp.org/nc-hispanic-college-fundMinimum GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale (unweighted GPA); personal statement the most important element
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The Point Scholarship1/17/2022Yeshttps://www.pointfoundation.org/Must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community.
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Horizon Award1/18/2022Yeshttps://www.sacac.org/knowledge-center/for-students-and-parents/horizon-award/one-time $1000 award
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Opportunity Scholarship from theDream.us1/31/2022Yes - exclusively for undocumented studentshttp://www.thedream.us/scholarships/opportunity-scholarship/Undocumented students who arrived before 11/1/16; only available for enrollment at 1 of 5 partner colleges (see website); unweighted GPA of 2.8+
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First-Generation College Student Scholarship2/1/2022Nohttps://bold.org/scholarships/first-generation-college-students-scholarship/This $500 award will help high school seniors or current undergraduate students who are the first in their family to attend college or university pay their tuition or student loans.
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Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship2/2/2022Yeshttps://www.ecac-parentcenter.org/2020-matthew-graziadei-scholarship/Must have a disability; can be used for ANY KIND of post-high school education. Disabilities can be learning, physical, etc.
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Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship2/6/2022Yeshttps://www.ncdames.org/florence-kidder-memorial-scholarship$400-$3000; high school senior who is planning on matriculating into a postsecondary program in North Carolina beginning in the fall of 2022.
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McDonald's HACER Scholarship2/6/2022Nohttps://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.htmlHS senior and legal US resident; GPA 2.8+; Plan to enroll full-time at a 2-year or 4-year college
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Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship2/14/2022DACA students eligible, but must complete online FAFSAhttps://www.cfnc.org/pay-for-college/apply-for-financial-aid/aubrey-lee-brooks-scholarship/Only for NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill, or UNC-Greensboro; Only for students from certain counties. Up to $12,000 per year plus a stipend for a computer.
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund2/15/2022Yes (DACA or eligible non-citizen)https://www.hsf.net/scholarshipMinimum 3.0 on 4.0 scale, all fields of study accepted, but STEM emphasized; must be enrolling full-time @ 4-year college
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Red Thread Foundation for Women2/26/2022Yeshttps://redthreadwomen.org/apply/apply/$1000 fellowship + 1-year of mentorship support
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National Scholarship from theDream.us2/28/2022Yes - exclusively for undocumented studentshttps://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/Undocumented students who arrived before 11/1/16; only available for enrollment at Wingate University in NC; unweighted GPA of 2.5+
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Scholars Helping Collars2/28/2022Yeshttps://www.petplay.com/pages/scholarshipEssay describing volunteer efforts to help animals in need, describing how that involvement has changed their lives and community or shaped their perceptions on the importance of animal welfare. Must include photos with essay.
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AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest3/1/2022Yeshttps://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/scholarship-contest/$5,000. Requires 1,200 to 1,500-word essay that describes the impact of Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia-related illness on themselves, their families or their communities.
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Felicia Brewer Opportunity Scholarship3/1/2022Yeshttp://trianglecf.org/award/felicia-brewer-opportunity-scholarship/Must have attended Chapel Hill-Carrboro district high school; must be an immigrant or be child of immigrants; undocumented or documented; up to $20,000 per year
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Benjamin Ward Scholarship3/1/2022Yeshttp://trianglecf.org/award/benjamin-f-ward-scholarship/Graduating high school seniors in Wake, Durham, Orange, or Chatham counties planning to attend a 4-year public or private college or university in North Carolina. Must have a 2.5+ on a 4.0 scale with demonstrated commitment to community service and family financial need. $2,500 per year.
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William L. Wall Family Scholarship3/1/2022Yeshttp://trianglecf.org/award/william-l-wall-family-scholarship/Chatham County, $1,000 a year, up to 4 years; can be used for community college; for students from Jordan-Matthews High School or Sage Academy
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Jay Spence Memorial Scholarship3/1/2022Yeshttp://trianglecf.org/award/jay-spence-memorial-scholarship/Jordan Matthews HS or Chatham Charter, $2,000 per year
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Richard E. Whitted Scholarship3/1/2022Yeshttp://trianglecf.org/award/richard-e-whitted-scholarship/Graduating seniors at CHCCS or Orange County high schools planning to enroll full-time at a 4-year college or university. Must demonstrate commitment to community service and academic excellence.
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Van and Luella Thomas Family Scholarship3/1/2022Yeshttp://trianglecf.org/award/van-and-luella-thomas-family-scholarship/An annual scholarship awarded to a student at Jordan Matthews High School in Siler City for a deserving student who has a strong likelihood of succeeding, but is not receiving other financial aid for college.
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GSK Opportunity Scholarship3/1/2022Yeshttps://trianglecf.org/award/gsk-opportunity-scholarship/Residents of Chatham, Durham, Orange, or Wake counties; attend a public state university or community college in NC and demonstrate the potential to succeed despite adversity as well as an exceptional desire to improve himself or herself through further education or training; SUCCEEDING THROUGH SIGNIFICANT ADVERSITY IS ESSENTIAL
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Achievement Scholarship for Refugees and Immigrants of Wake County3/1/2022Yeshttps://trianglecf.org/award/achievement-scholarship-for-refugees-and-immigrants-of-wake-county/Residents of Wake County who are immigrants, refugees, or 1st-generation US citizens. Minimum GPA 2.5. Must plan to attend a public or private university in NC.
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HACEMOS3/2/2022DACA recipients can apply
https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/hacemos/
Deadline at 4 PM Eastern on 3/2/22.Unweighted GPA 3.0+, HS seniors or current college students who intend to enroll full-time at a 2-year or 4-year institution for 2020-2021 school year
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The HITEC Foundation Scholarship3/5/2022DACA recipients can applyhttps://hitecglobal.org/mpage/HITECFoundationSchoOGraduating seniors or college students with 3.0 GPA who are of Hispanic heritage, majoring in a technology-related field (list on their site)
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Norma K. Clarke Scholarship3/8/2022Yeshttps://www.nehra.com/page/2021ScholarshipApplication2022 Scholarship application not listed yet. $5000; high school seniors who demonstrate academic responsibility, perform community service, offer a helping hand to fellow students and promote harmony among diverse groups
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Charles Edward Cathey Masonic Scholarship3/15/2022Application does not include citizenship, so I assume YEShttps://www.grandlodge-nc.org/masons-in-the-community/grand-lodge-scholarshipOne time $1000, must have cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at a NC high school. Factors considered include academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community involvement, and personal recommendations
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The CTCL Scholarship3/26/2022Yeshttps://ctcl.org/scholarship-application/$1000, must be planning to attend one of the "Colleges That Change Lives" which includes Guilford College (NC). Full list of college here
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Because College is Expensive3/31/2022Yeshttps://cedaredlending.com/scholarship/$500, no essay required. Just a form to enter.
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Tzu Chi USA Scholarships3/31/2022Yeshttps://tzuchi.us/scholarships$1500, GPA 3.0+, will enroll in college full-time, demonstrates financial need
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For a Bright Future Scholarship Foundation4/1/2022Yeshttps://www.forabrightfuturefoundation.org/scholarshipsAverage $2,500. GPA 3.0+. For underrepresented students with limited financial resources. Various scholarships for STEM, future educators, healthcare fields, & children of single parents.
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Davis-Putter Scholarship4/1/2022Yeshttp://www.davisputter.orgUp to $10,000; provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. Must be active in justice issues! (Examples of activist orgs: SAF, UWD)
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Great Minds in STEM Scholarships4/1/2022Yeshttps://gmis-scholars.org/Overall minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must be of Hispanic descent and/or must demonstrate significant leadership or service within the underserved community. Recipients must be enrolled in a STEM undergraduate or graduate program for the upcoming fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories.
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1000 Dreams Scholarship4/2/2022Yeshttps://www.growyourgiving.org/scholarships/1000-dreams-scholarship-fund/Open to students who identify as female. The purpose of the 1000 Dreams Scholarship is to provide one-time educational assistance for high school aged girls or currently enrolled college-aged women in the US.
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Latin Americans Working for Achievement4/3/2022Yeshttps://www.lawanc.org/scholarship-programMust be Latinx student graduating from a high school located in Mecklenburg, Concord/Cabarrus, Gaston, South Iredell/Mooresville and Union counties and planning to pursue certificate programs, associate, or bachelor’s degrees on a FULL-TIME basis. Renewable for up to 4 consecutive academic years. Selection based on financial need, academic merit, and community involvement. The scholarship money is intended ONLY for tuition and fees.
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No Essay Hispanic Empowerment Scholarship4/16/2022Nohttps://bold.org/scholarships/hispanic-empowerment-scholarship/The Hispanic Empowerment No-Essay Scholarship is meant to encourage diversity in academia. This $750 award will help high school seniors or current undergraduate students who are Hispanic pay their tuition or student loans.
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Students of Salaam (SOS) Immigrant Student Scholarship4/30/2022Yeshttps://www.studentsofsalaam.org/applyAny student who has immigrated to the U.S. and is enrolling in undergraduate studies is eligible to apply.
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ScholarSHPE4/30/2022Yeshttps://www.shpe.org/students/scholarshpeActive SHPE Member (To become an active member, please visit shpe.org and select “Join” in the top right hand corner of the webpage.)
Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.75
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Betancourt Macias Family Foundation Scholarships5/2/2022Yes, exclusively; DACA or undocumentedhttps://www.undocuscholars.com/scholarshipsNo GPA requirement, no service/club requirements, can be written in Spanish or any other language of origin.
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Los Hermanos de Stanford5/7/2022Yeshttps://hermanos.weebly.com/scholarship.htmlMultiple awards ranging from $500 to $1000 to outstanding Latinx students graduating from high school with plans to attend any 2-year or 4-year institution. Community Service, Academic Excellence, and Cultural Awareness. Financial need will be taken into account. T
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Latino Community Credit Union5/14/2022Yeshttps://latinoccu.org/community-impact/scholarship-fund/GPA 2.5+, anyone enrolling or enrolled in 2 or 4 year college, extra consideration given to applicants who themselves or family are members of LCCU.
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Brady Corbin Law Group Essay Scholarship5/15/2022https://ncestateplanning.com/scholarship/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=cpm&utm_campaign=boostscholarship500-word essay response to one of three questions; Prizes from $500 to $2500
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UNIDOS Scholarship5/16/2022YesLink TBD for 2022$500 Scholarship offered each year jointly by UNC, Duke, and NC State's Latinx orgs.
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B. Davis Scholarship5/21/2022Yeshttp://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm$1000, an essay on leadership. No recommendation or transcript needed.
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Couch Oil Cares Scholarship 5/28/2022https://www.couchoilcompany.com/about/couch-oil-cares/Must be resident of 12-county area surrounding the Triangle including Chatham, Durham, Orange; 4 recipients;
must be HS senior accepted to university or community college
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Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc. College Book Scholarship5/31/2022Yeshttps://www.lambdapichi.org/page/2021_BookScholarshipOutstanding young women or non-binary students graduating from high school who are highly motivated, and committed to community service, leadership, and academic excellence. Recipients receive a one-time award of $1,000 for first place, $500 for second place, or $250 for third place, to assist them in covering the costs of textbooks and school supplies.
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Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship6/30/2022Nohttps://www.automotivehalloffame.org/the-hall-online/scholarships/Rising college first-years and undergraduates with sincere interest in an automotive career, pursuing associate, bachelor's, or master's degree (trade school also if equivalent to associate's); must have 3.0 GPA and attend school full-time
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Because College is Expensive6/30/2022Yeshttps://cedaredlending.com/scholarship/$500, no essay required. Just a form to enter.
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Asheville Latin Americans Achieving Success WNC College Scholarship7/1/2022Yes - exclusively for undocumented studentshttps://www.alasnc.org/alas-scholarships/$600 scholarship for students planning to attend a private or public college in Western NC
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Pedro Zamora Scholarship7/15/2022Yeshttps://www.aidsmemorial.org/pedro-zamora-scholarshipThe scholarship is open to all current high school seniors and first-year college students, sophomores and juniors. Our scholars demonstrate an active commitment to community justice work, and take on public service and leadership roles.
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Immigration Lawyers of Price Benowitz DREAM Act Scholarship7/31/2022Yeshttps://thevisafirm.com/2021-dream-act-scholarship/$500; open to any student enrolled in a community college, private or public undergraduate college or university, graduate program, business school, or law school in the US. All candidates who apply for this scholarship must be in good academic standing and possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
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Latino Diamante Awards - Jamie Leon Youth Award8/1/2022Yeshttps://diamanteartsculturalcenter.org/?page_id=163$750. Diamante offers youth Accomplishment Awards to graduating high school seniors by recognizing contributions to the community, leadership qualities, and the achievements of Hispanic-Latino youth in North Carolina. 2.5+ GPA.
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Nicholas Braswell Strong Roots Scholarship8/31/2022https://virginiacriminallawyernow.com/scholarship-winners/$500; minimum GPA 3.0; must demonstrate interest in community building
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Mi Casa es Tu Casa8/31/2022Yes
https://www.micasaetc.com/senior-scholarships
$400. For Class of 2021 graduates who are either first-generation college, raised in a single parent household, or are undocumented/DACAmented; no GPA/transcript/recommendations required.
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Because College is Expensive9/30/2022Yeshttps://cedaredlending.com/scholarship/$500, no essay required. Just a form to enter.
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Make the U ScholarshipTBDBe a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACAhttps://www.colgatepalmolive.com/en-us/who-we-are/stories/make-the-uminimum 3.0 GPA
those selected must have maintained academic excellence, have dedicated service to the community, and have demonstrated leadership
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Latinx Alumni Network at NC StateTBDYesThere is going to be a new link/scholarship program for this. For seniors who are planning to enroll at NC State (must have been admitted; it's ok if you haven't officially enrolled)
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Pupusas for EducationTBDYes - exclusively for undocumented studentshttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScu2lFsD3K0cJzFQylCqAf2uwSXxPPtbt_MRDlE5TBPMo3afg/viewformUndocumented/DACAmented students in NC, $1000 renewable each year; 2- or 4-year college; Minimum weighted 3.0 GPA
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Mariposas ScholarshipTBDYeshttps://mariposasnc.org/apply-here/Must identify as Latinx; Must be graduating from one of the 4 high schools in the CHCCS district. Minimum GPA 2.5
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Que Llueva Café SholarshipTBDYes - exclusively for undocumented studentshttp://www.ca-core.org/que_llueva_cafe_scholarship_program$500
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Alianza Latina ScholarshipTBDYesTBD$1000 scholarshp sponsored by 2 Latinx Greek orgs at Duke; Identify as Latino/a/x or Hispanic; entering first year at college (2-year or 4-year college) in Fall 2020; open to undocumented and DACAmented students
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