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The opportunity exists. It’s up to you to knock on the door.

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Status doesn’t determine opportunity. Tenacity and hard work do. With our scholarship, DACA students invest in their education and define their future.

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293 Current Scholars

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67 Graduates

18 Partner Schools


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Fact:

There is nothing keeping you from applying to college.

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Fact:

There are countless others just like you who have gone to college and earned their degree.

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Fact:

There are obstacles, but there also are alternatives.


The more obstacles I overcome, the stronger I become.
— Gracie Alvarez
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State Aid and In-State tuition may not be an option

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federal financial aid is not an option

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Many Daca students are the first generation to pursue higher education


As a Golden Door Scholar, each DACA student receives a scholarship empowering her or him to earn a bachelor's degree and pursue a dream career. Eligible students may be high school seniors, recent high school graduates, or currently enrolled in college pursuing an undergraduate degree.