Undocumented or under DACA? Yes, you can still apply!
When filling out your New Student Application you can use 999-99-9999 in Social Security if you do not have a SSN or ITIN number. Please do not hesitate to reach out to Admissions 630-466-5756 and firstname.lastname@example.org should you have any questions about how to complete your New Student Application.
Don’t forget to send Waubonsee any previous college credits earned. You can learn more on how to do so by visiting Transferring Credit into Waubonsee.
Financing your education can be a challenge, but there are resources out there to help.
Scholarships undocumented students may qualify for:
- The Illinois Alternative Application which can award students the IL MAP Grant- has IL residency & graduation requirements Illinois Student Assistance Commission (isac.org) Qualifications and pre-screening questions can be found at Illinois Student Assistance Commission (isac.org)
- Waubonsee Success Scholarship - Students may qualify for the WSS if they qualify for the IL Alternative Application or the FAFSA application and are Waubonsee in-district residents registered in a minimum of 6 credits hours with other criteria. Visit our Waubonsee Success Scholarship for more information including eligibility.
Waubonsee scholarships that undocumented students qualify for:
- All undocumented students are encouraged to apply for the Waubonsee Foundation Scholarships
- IACAC -scholarships for undocumented students
- Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation
- Illinois Dream Fund Scholarship
- Immigrants Rising List of Scholarships and Fellowships
For additional support and resources please reach out to the Executive Dean for Students Success and Retention (630) 466-2951.