DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and Undocumented Students Scholarship and Financial Aid Eligibility
Whittier College welcomes applications from DACA and undocumented students.
Students will have the opportunity to receive academic and talent scholarships in addition to need-based financial aid.
John Greenleaf Whittier Scholarship
Every admitted student is automatically considered for a John Greenleaf Whittier Scholarship, which ranges from $15,000 to $36,000 a year, is awarded based on the academic record and overall strength of the applicant to the college. Notification of the scholarship is sent upon admission to Whittier College.
All students can apply for Talent Scholarships in the areas of Art, Music and Theatre. Click here to learn more about this opportunity.
Eligible students can apply for and receive additional financial aid via the California Dream Act. For more information about eligibility and how to apply, click here.
Students with a work permit are also eligible to receive institutional work-study (if funds are available) which allows students to pursue on campus employment.