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Prescott College Supports All Applicants Regardless of Immigration Status
Prescott College welcomes all applicants regardless of their citizenship status. We respect the contributions dreamers make to our community and are committed to education equity for all, as social justice is a key value of our university. At Prescott College, the application process and financial aid are open to all applicants. Dreamers can receive merit-based and need-based aid as well as apply for endowed scholarships. The Freedom Education Fund is available specifically for dreamer applicants.
Contact Admissions at 928-350-2100 or Financial Aid at 928-350-1111 with any questions.

We need everybody’s investment in creating material differences for the lives of students in our community. We invite you to get involved by making a direct, tax-deductible gift.  Make a donation at freedom.education.fund.kintera.org

Like the Fund on Facebook at facebook.com/freedom.education.fund and check the page often for updates.

To get more directly involved in our work, contact Miriel Manning 
 

 

To be considered for need-based aid, students can fill out a FAFSA on the Web Worksheet or they can fill out the paper FAFSA and return it to the Financial Aid Office. This information is only reviewed by our school staff to consider applicants for institutional need-based aid. You can find more information about applying for financial aid here

Dreamers are eligible for on-campus jobs. To learn more, please contact our financial aid office. Contact information can be found here

 

The Freedom Education Fund is a full tuition and fees scholarship at Prescott College specifically for one student who is undocumented and demonstrates financial need. What began as a student senior project became a collaboration between student organizers, the Social Justice and Human Rights Masters Program, Prescott College, and the local community.  We are the second university in the country to fund such a scholarship through a collective student fee (each on-campus student pays $30/semester into the fund). The scholarship was also the 2015 Tom Pettit Social Justice Award recipient. Along with having institutional support for the project, local Latino community members have been organizing around this issue. 
"Just like the name suggests, the scholarship means freedom because it gave me the liberty to show my face and tell my story."-- First Freedom Education Fund Scholar, Fall 2016
Read more about our campaign here:
•    Mic Article: "Arizona’s Prescott College Just Made It Easier for Undocumented Students to Earn Degrees" 
•    Latino USA article: "Prescott College Students Say Yes to Scholarship Fee for Undocumented Students" 
Apply Now for the Freedom Education Fund Scholarship

 

When Arizona’s state universities barred undocumented students from receiving in-state tuition, Prescott College committed to providing grant aid sufficient to match the in-state tuition cost of Northern Arizona University.  Students who receive this grant may still be eligible for additional need-based aid. Join us!

 

Other Resources
1.    General questions about DACA:
The Department of Homeland Security: https://www.uscis.gov/daca2017
Guidance for those granted DACA status or those considering applying for DACA.  
 
2.    Fundraise: There are always additional costs--books, food, etc. that are not covered. We are committed to student success and suggest students run their own fundraisers. Some sites people use are Kickstarter, YouCaring, Crowdrise, or others.

3.    Additional Scholarships that could offset the cost: Scholarships AZ