Immigrant Youth Justice League

Representing undocumented youth in the demand for immigrant rights through education, resource-gathering, and youth mobilization.

Scholarships/Becas

NEW!! Student for Student Scholarship due Feb 12, 2010 for High School Seniors and College Freshmen.

NEW!! View the College Advising Guide for Undocumented Students published by the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling 09-10

EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS OF UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS

  • Plyler vs. Doe was a 1982 Supreme Court case that guaranteed the rights of undocumented students to attend K-12 public schools under equal protection provisions of the 14th Amendment.
  • Bill HB 60 (as of May 30, 2003) enables undocumented students to receive in-state tuition at state colleges and universities in Illinois.

Requirements

  1. Student has resided in Illinois with his/her parent or guardian while attending public or private high school
  2. Student has graduated from an Illinois public or private high school or received a GED from IL
  3. Student has attended an Illinois high school for at least three (3) years
  4. Student has registered to enter the university no earlier than the Fall 2003 semester
  5. Student provides the university with an affidavit stating he/she will file an application to become a permanent resident of the U.S. once he/she becomes eligible to do so.

Scholarships for Hispanics

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

Tylenol scholarship (offered every year)

Scholarship/ Resource Search

College Board

FastWeb

College is Possible! (Spanish Version)

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One Response

  1. CARMEN ABREGO says:

    My name is Carmen Abrego I cannot go on this trip to D.C., but I like to sponsor one student… get back to me ASAP….before I spend the money!

    carmen 773-339-5115.. PLS. SHARE THIS WITH TANIA…. OK…. PLS. CALL ME

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