First-Generation College Students
Are you the first in your family to attend college? Or maybe you the first in your family to attend college in the United States? If so, this page is for you! For more detailed information or to speak with someone in person, please reach out to Ms. Benites firstname.lastname@example.org. Ms. Benitis is in the Center for Leadership and Public Service. Ms. Benites is here to help!
¿Eres el primero en tu familia en asistir a la universidad? ¿O tal vez eres el primero en tu familia en asistir a la universidad en los Estados Unidos? Si es así, ¡esta página es para ti! Para obtener información más detallada o hablar con alguien en persona, comuníquese con la Sra. Benites en la Center for Leadership and Public Service.
Undocumented Students: Students who are undocumented can enroll in college at many schools across the country and in Virginia. Students who are undocumented will most likely pay out-or-state tuition costs and are not eligible for federal student aid.July 2020 update: Undocumented Virginia residents are now eligible for in-state tuition!! Check with each college financial aid office for more information. Basic requirements for eligibility: undocumented students are eligible for in-state tuition, as long as they’ve lived in Virginia for at least two years, and they or their parents filed taxes.
Websites:For Undocumented Students- Big Futurehttp://www.masondreamers.org/https://www.dreamproject-va.org/https://www.valhen.org/Best Colleges: College Guide for Undocumented StudentsCollege Advising Guide for Undocumented StudentsThe Undocumented Student’s Guide To College
Scholarships & Paying for College:
Arlington Public Schools does not sponsor, endorse, recommend or screen the individuals or companies whose offers are posted here. Families and students are reminded that they need to complete their own research on these individuals or companies to determine if they wish to engage in any of their opportunities or services.