favianna-welcome-dreamers4New:  Rise Act of Illinois - allows students to qualify for State Aid (MAP grant).

The Alternative Application is a separate application. DO NOT fill out the FAFSA. 

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DREAMERS: typically individuals in the U.S. who were brought to the country at an early age without documentation but have assimilated to American culture and have been educated in the U.S school system.

Helpful Websites

Undocumented students may apply for many of the local and national scholarships found in Naviance. Look for those that do not require U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency. You can also apply for merit scholarships at most colleges. Below are several additional resources listing scholarships specifically for undocumented students.