• Irvin Camacho

College Scholarships that Undocumented People in Arkansas can apply for:

Undocumented people don't qualify for FAFSA or most federal assistance to go to college. So we've created this list of scholarships that Undocumented people in Arkansas can apply for and get help with school. Make sure to check the deadline dates before applying. Share with your friends please!

1. The Hispanic Scholarship Fund


The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to:

High school seniors

Undergraduate students (all years)

Community college students transferring to four year universities

Graduate Students

2. The Hispanic Women's Organization of Arkansas Scholarship.

Since its inception in 2000 with the support of sponsors and donors HWOA has awarded 418 scholarships to deserving Latino students many of whom are first-generation college students, encouraging them to pursue a higher education and make their dreams a reality.  ​The Hispanic Women's Organization of Arkansas Scholarship offers eligible applicant's the opportunity to receive a grant upon enrollment in an institution of higher education.

3. 2019 Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

Contest Rules

Please examine the rules below closely before contacting The Lincoln Forum or the contest coordinator with eligibility questions.

The scholarship essay contest is designed for students who are FULL TIME, undergraduate students in an AMERICAN COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY during the Spring 2019 semester. The July 31 deadline is designed to give these students time to finish their essays, if need be, after final exams.

You do not have to be an American citizen, but you do need to be attending an AMERICAN COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY during the eligibility period.

It is NOT open to high school students. Key question to consider; when we contact your college or university registrar will they be able to confirm that you were enrolled as a full-time college student during the spring 2019 semester? If the answer is no, you are not eligible.

The eligibility of entrants will be confirmed by the Lincoln Forum prior to the awarding of prizes.

Entries will be judged by the essay committee of The Lincoln Forum.

Deadline for entries is July 31, 2019

Entries must contain a minimum of 1,500 and a maximum of 5,000 words.

Essays may be submitted via regular mail (postmarked by July 31, 2019) or via e-mail (time stamped before midnight July 31, 2018) to the address below.

The essay must be typed and include a works-cited page or bibliography. End notes are suggested but not required.

There is no application form for the contest. The essay and your contact information serves as your application.

Applicants must include the name of their college or university with their entire and all contact information (regular and email address) must be put on the essay proper.

Judging will take place during the fall. The three winners will be announced at the Lincoln Forum annual meeting in Gettysburg on November 18th. Checks from the Lincoln Forum will be sent to the winners in December 2019 The scholarship prize money is designed as a reward for academic excellence. It can be used for any purpose the winner desires.

The essay can be sent via email ( e-mail: ) or regular mail to the address below.

Don McCue, curator of The Lincoln Shrine in Redlands, California serves as coordinator of the Essay Contest.

If the above information does not answer your question please contact:

     Don McCue, Curator — Lincoln Memorial Shrine

     125 W. Vine St.

     Redlands, CA 92373

     phone: (909) 798-7632


4. Univision/LULAC Scholarship

Univision Arkansas en conjunto con LULAC están ofreciendo becas a estudiantes destacados que necesiten ayuda financiera para continuar con sus estudios.

Fecha límite de aplicación

Marzo 31, 2019

5. Arkansas Community Foundation Scholarship

To apply for scholarships from Arkansas Community Foundation,

First, browse below for scholarships for which you qualify. You can search by interest area, your current level of study or where you went to high school. Then, when you've identified the scholarships you want to apply for, go to our online application portal to submit your application materials. You'll begin by creating a username and password. (Note that for most of our scholarships, we only accept applications between Feb. 1 and April 1 each year.) 

More to be added soon.


Thanks for your interest in For more information, feel free to get in touch and I will get back to you soon!

Springdale, AR, USA


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