Free Academic Support
College Guide for Undocumented & Documented Students
Maryland State Financial Aid Application (MSFAA): https://mdcaps.mhec.state.md.us/MDCAPS/login.aspx?c=-8585736935483473385&ReturnUrl=/MDCAPS/int/FinAid/index.aspx
MSFAA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): https://mhec.maryland.gov/Pages/MSFAA-FAQS.aspx
Maryland State Financial Assistance Programs & Applications (grants & scholarships) – https://mhec.state.md.us/preparing/Pages/FinancialAid/descriptions.aspx
Maryland Dream Act & Financial Aid
College Guide for Undocumented Students: https://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/undocumented-students-guide/
DACA Repeal Overview – https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/daca-students/
Common App: https://www.commonapp.org/
How to Support Undocumented Students – https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/supporting-undocumented-students/
Promoting Student Diversity – https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/student-diversity-multicultural/
Inclusive Community Colleges – https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/most-diverse-inclusive-community-colleges/
ESL Resources – https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/esl-ell-resources-for-teachers-parents-and-students/
FAFSA (Federal Student Aid) – https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa
Open to students that are citizens, residents, or DACA
Open to ALL students-No citizenship requirement Examples
Maryland State Financial Assistance Programs & Applications (grants & scholarships)
Mexican national/Mexican origin
Enrolled at Coppin State University, Morgan State University or The University of Baltimore
Local Academic Support
Baltimore City Public Schools: Academic programs for students
Baltimore County Public Schools: Learning resources for students
Enoch Pratt Library Resources: School and homework resources
Suggested College Preparatory Timelines for High School 11th and 12th Graders
Are you applying to college?
Do you know what financial aid you qualify for?
The following information is provided to help you better understand and decide what financial aid options you should apply for as well as where you may find them. Key Financial Aid Terms you should know:
Where to search:
Affordable Colleges – Information on college access for undocumented students.
Fast Web – Free site to search for internships, scholarships and colleges.
Immigrants Rising – California-based organization with national resources for undocumented students
MALDEF’s Scholarship Resource Guide – The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund helps advocate for all Latino students, check out their list of scholarships
My Undocumented Life – Up-to-date resources and information specifically for undocumented students.
Do you need more?
Any questions, comments or suggestions can be sent directly to the Youth Pipeline coordinator at email@example.com