Can you get a scholarship for being an immigrant? Yes. While some recent immigrants face barriers to obtaining federal aid, private scholarships are available for immigrants who have attained naturalized citizenship, permanent resident immigrants, temporary residents, and even undocumented individuals.
How do I get a full scholarship in Texas? To be eligible, applicants must have maintained a ranking in the top 10% of their high school graduating class, while completing a Distinguished Achievement High School Curriculum. Applying students must be enrolled full time at an accredited Texas college or university, and must maintain a 3.25 GPA.
Can a non citizen get scholarships? Many scholarships are open to non citizens, such as the Red Thread Foundation Scholarship, which is open to women of international backgrounds regardless of citizenship status. Many of the other scholarships in this list are available for non citizens; check their eligibility requirements to make sure.
Can illegal immigrants go to college in Texas? In 2001, Texas became the pioneering state to pass a policy allowing in-state tuition to undocumented immigrants (House Bill 1403) to provide equal opportunity for college education.