Financial Support

DACA Application Fees

If you’re renewing your DACA status, you may be eligible for assistance with the application fee.

STEP 1: Meet with our CARECEN legal team to see if you’re eligible to renew DACA.
STEP 2: If you're eligible, make an appointment with the DRC by emailing [email protected].
STEP 3: Go to your appointment, bring the document provided by the CARECEN attorney and receive a check.

DRC Book Scholarship

Eligible students can apply for a one-time award of $300 to the University Bookstore for school supplies and books. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in classes at Cal State LA during spring 2024 and be considered undocumented. 

Apply: DRC Book Scholarship

DRC Emergency Funding

Emergency funds are available to Cal State LA undocumented students who are enrolled and matriculated in a degree or credential program, and who experience unforeseen emergencies that hinder their ability to complete their academic program. The Spring 2024 Application is open.

Apply: Dreamers Emergency Funding

DRC Scholarship

We are proud to offer a yearly scholarship to undocumented students to support the pursuit of their educational goals. The DRC scholarship awards $500 to AB540/AB2000/SB68 students who qualify for in-state tuition, and $1,000 to non-AB540/AB2000/SB68 students who do not qualify for in-state tuition.

Apply: DRC Scholarship

DRC U-Pass

Apply for a free U-Pass from the DRC. To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in at least six units and be considered undocumented. 

Apply: DRC Pass