Financial Aid and Scholarships

International Community High School offers support for students interested in going to college or university. Students should speak to one of the ICHS postsecondary staff members for more detailed information and to begin a financial aid profile.

College and university can be expensive, but there are many different ways to pay for college or university:

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The first step in receiving the most financial aid for college is to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Financial Aid for Students). The FAFSA helps determine if a student qualifies for different types of financial aid, such as scholarships or federal scholarships.


Not everyone is eligible to complete the FAFSA, so here are some guidelines to help you:

Here is the link to the FAFSA website:

Scholarships are free money for college or university that you don't have to pay! Here are some websites that can help you find scholarships you might be eligible for:

The following links are financial aid resources specifically for undocumented students:

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New York State Senator José Peralta's DREAM Act gives undocumented immigrants and other students access to grants and scholarships administered by New York State that support their higher education costs.

Many undocumented students qualify to apply. Click on the link to learn more.
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DREAMer's RoadMap:
"Help undocumented students find scholarship opportunities through a mobile app."
MALDEF offers a Scholarship Resource Guide for high school, college, and graduate students; and a Law School Scholarship Program for law students.
Click HERE for the MALDEF 2020-2021 Scholarship Guide for Undocumented Students.
We believe that nothing should hinder your college education, neither the cost, your immigrant status, or the lack of financial aid. If you are a dreamer, we can help you get the education you deserve.