The “Beacon of Hope” scholarship program “provides educational opportunities for foreign-born survivors of human trafficking, unaccompanied children, refugees, and asylum seekers for whom there is a pathway to U.S. residency or citizenship. One hundred undergraduate and CTE scholarships valued at up to $10,000 each are available, providing a pathway to the American Dream.”

GENERAL ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Be born outside of the United States.
  • Be lawfully present in the United States.
  • Be a client of the United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, or its partner agencies.
  • Attend a not-for-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.

UNDERGRADUATE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States, or have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential) by July 1st.
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.
  • Plan to be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program by Fall 2024.

CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Complete high school (or earn a high school equivalency credential) by July 1st.
  • Plan to be enrolled in an associate’s degree, certificate, or diploma program by Fall 2024 that will lead to employment (no transfer programs or bachelor’s programs are eligible).

For more information and to apply, visit Beacon of Hope Scholarships | Horatio Alger.