Illinois State University has promoted a new scholarship for immigrants living illegally in the United States, according to its website.
The Lopez & Navarro scholarship will help, according to the university, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students achieve the “dream of graduating from college”, and preferential consideration will be given to those “without. papers or DACA ‘undergraduates’ and’ first generation ‘Latinx’ students.
Students applying for the scholarship are required to submit a personal statement consisting of “500 words or less summarizing any difficulties you may encounter with the cost of attending Illinois State University.”
Talk to Campus reform, Eric Jome, director of media relations at Illinois State University, said the scholarship was not publicly funded: “The Lopez & Navarro scholarship like many other Illinois State scholarships University, is funded by private donations. ”
However, the university also advises students living illegally in the United States and those claiming DACA status to apply for assistance through the Alternative Aid Application for Illinois Financial Aid, which may qualify them to receive financial aid. Money from the Monetary Award Program, Illinois’ Greatest Need. scholarship based program for low-income students, ”according to the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.
In June 2019, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed the Retention of Illinois Students and Equity Act (RISE), allowing “undocumented and transgender students who are excluded from federal financial aid to apply for all forms of state financial aid ”, and to forge a“ Pathway for these… students to apply [the] Monetary rewards program. ”
Pritzker’s signing of the Rise Act also prevented local law enforcement from assisting federal government efforts to enforce existing immigration laws and banned the construction of detention centers for illegal immigrants in awaiting due process.
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