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"Immigrants are resourceful, resilient people who have the same dreams as generations who came before us"
“Even more valuable than the scholarship money was having the emotional support.” — Beleza Chan, 2006 Scholar
Immigrants Rising’s Scholarship Fund (previously called New American Scholars Fund) provides financial awards to low-income immigrant college and graduate students who live and/or attend school in the San Francisco Bay Area. We provide scholarships of up to $7,000 to cover tuition and other expenses. Scholars are selected for their academic excellence, financial need, and community impact; they are also expected to maintain a minimum GPA (2.8 for college students and 3.0 for graduate students), and participate in ongoing Immigrants Rising’s programming, events, and activities throughout the year.
You must fulfill at least one of the following:
The deadline for all application materials was FRIDAY, MARCH 8TH at 5 PM PST. We have extended the deadline to THURSDAY, MARCH 21ST only for current students at Oakland Unified School District who were unable to meet the deadline due to the strike.
Read our Application Instructions to learn about the application process and access the online application form.