If you are an undocumented or DACA student in Tennessee and are interested in going to college, the following guides have been prepared for you with information about your options across the state.
The Centro Hispano Scholarship Fund is intended to provide undergraduate college, technical, or vocational school scholarships to highly motivated American citizens, residents, or DACA approved students who, without financial aid, cannot afford a college education.
Adelente works to ensure that North Carolina has a high-quality K-12 and post-secondary public education system where students will succeed and excel without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, language, culture, socioeconomic or immigration status
TERMS TO KNOW
Here are some terms and helpful resources to know of when paying for higher education.
Financial Aid: Grants, loans, scholarships, and any other means of paying for college
Scholarships/Grants: Free money awarded based on financial need or academic merit
In/Out of State Tuition: If you live in the same state where you attend university, you will be paying in-state tuition, which tends to be less than paying tuition to a university outside of the state where you live [out-of-state tuition]
Fees: Miscellaneous charges that aren't included in tuition, i.e.: Parking pass, meal plan, technology use, and more
Work Study: Working for the education institution in some capacity in exchange for a full or partial tuition coverage