Golden Door Scholarship


Scholarship Benefits:

  • Tuition, and room & board for up to 4 years at our partner colleges
  • Career readiness support
  • Mentor and fellowship opportunities
  • Annual community building summit

Who is the scholarship for?

  • Applicants must have one of the following documentation or immigration statuses:
    • Undocumented, foreign-born people who do not possess a valid visa or other recognized immigration documentation in the United States
    • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
    • U-1 visa
    • Pending Asylum case open with USCIS
    • Pending Refugee status
    • DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)
  • Applicants must have high financial need.
  • Applicants can be high school seniors, recent high school graduates, current college/community college students, or obtained a GED (General Education Development) certificate from a United States Program.
  • Applicants must live in the United States for at least four (4) years before applying for the Golden Door Scholarship.
  • For high school seniors, applicants must have an unweighted high school GPA of 3.2.
  • For college transfers, applicants must have a college GPA of 3.0 and a high school GPA of 3.2 or a GED.
  • Please note that US citizens and permanent residents are NOT eligible for the Golden Door Scholarship.

Link to our application:

Applications are considered on a rolling basis, so applying early is helpful.

The deadline to apply for the Golden Door Scholarship is Sunday, Oct 1, 2023, at:

  • 8:59 PM Pacific Time
  • 9:59 PM Mountain Time
  • 10:59 PM Central Time
  • 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Below are links to register for General Info Sessions, which will take place on September 14, 2023, at 5:00 P.M ET

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