E4FC is Now Immigrants Rising

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79 brand-new scholarships

and 198 total scholarships open to individuals without DACA or in-state eligibility

How does Immigrants Rising transform lives?

Introducing California Campus Catalyst Fund

CA In-State Tuition Has Expanded

Find out if you qualify

Introducing our 2018 Scholars

Categories: Financial Support, General Announcements

This year we invited eight extraordinary students to be part of our Scholars Program (formerly known as the New American Scholars Program). These scholars have demonstrated resilience and determination in pursuing higher education despite extraordinary obstacles and adversity. Their areas of study are Marketing, Ethnic Studies, Business Administration, Neurobiology, Physical Therapy, Theater, Mathematics, and Geotechnical Engineering.…

September 2018 Newsletter

Categories: Newsletters

Entrepreneurship Fund Applications Due October 4th

Only one more week to apply for our Entrepreneurship Fund (formerly FUSE)! We will be awarding $250,000 in grants to undocumented entrepreneurs across the country. Grantees will be offered support and guidance from professional advisors as well as opportunities to network with other undocumented entrepreneurs. …

Public Charge Update

Categories: General Announcements

This weekend, the Trump Administration announced a proposal to change a 100+ year-old immigration rule that, if implemented, would punish immigrant families for accessing essential nutrition, housing, and medical care programs.

Our country works best when families—especially children—are well supported, yet the new Trump “public charge” regulation seeks to undermine this by forcing families to choose between health or nutrition programs or their chances to obtain a green card.…

Helping students figure out if they qualify for in-state tuition

Categories: General Announcements, Services

“Getting in-state tuition helps me become a normal student. I get to be a student who goes to classes and worries about homework not just about money.” — Izabela Menga, Fellow and Scholar

Students can quickly find out whether they’re eligible for in-state tuition at California colleges and universities through our new In-State Tuition Tool.…

Now Accepting Applications for Entrepreneurship Fund

Categories: Financial Support, General Announcements

“This grant gave me the confidence to take my business to the next level, to create a space to help others and, most importantly, to help me grow as a social entrepreneur.” — Maria Mendez, 2016 Entrepreneurship Fund Grantee

Undocumented entrepreneurs working to create social change can apply for grants and support through Immigrants Rising’s Entrepreneurship Fund.…

August 2018 Newsletter

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Looking for ways to help yourself and the undocumented community?

Information, resources, and support allow undocumented young people to see what’s possible and realize their potential. With our new name and rebranded website that reflect the people at the heart of our work, we are continuing to expand our reach to the undocumented community.…

Now Accepting Presentation Requests

Categories: General Announcements, Services

Help students make decisions based on potential, not perceived limits.

Immigrants Rising offers in-person and online presentations about the opportunities available for undocumented young people to go to college and pursue careers. Our presentations cover immigration law and policy, college access, financial aid, career opportunities, and entrepreneurship.…

Resources for Schools to Support Undocumented Students

Categories: General Announcements, Services

When undocumented young people are able to pursue their education, they can create brighter futures for themselves, their families, and their communities.

Our educational resource binder gives educators information and tools to help undocumented students realize their potential.

The binder includes step-by-step guides to applying for California’s in-state tuition, state-based financial aid, and scholarships.…