Private Colleges and Universities:
Access for Undocumented Students
2 Andrews Rd, Lewiston, Maine, 04240
2 Andrews Rd, Lewiston, Maine 04240 USA
Are undocumented students considered or treated as domestic students for purposes of admission and financial aid?
Additional information:Undocumented and DACA students will follow the same application process as those of domestic first-year or transfer applicants.
Are undocumented students eligible for merit-based aid/scholarships?
Additional information:Bates does not offer any merit or athletic financial aid. Our entire financial aid budget supports students with demonstrated financial need.
Are undocumented students eligible for need-based financial aid?
Additional information:Bates will meet 100% of demonstrated financial need for those admitted to the college, regardless of citizenship or immigration status.
What financial aid applications should an undocumented student submit (i.e. CSS, FAFSA, forms unique to the school)?
Undocumented and DACA students must submit the College Board CSS Profile and a Non-Tax Filer Statement to Student Financial Services.
Does the college or university have an assigned staff member for undocumented students (i.e. such as an undocumented student liaison) or an undocumented student resource center?
Is there a student organization or club comprised of or advocating for undocumented students?
Does your school provide free/low cost access to legal services for undocumented students for immigration-related issues (e.g. DACA renewals or applications, legal screenings)?
Does the college or university have a undocumented student resource center?
Does your institution have a website specific for undocumented/DACAmented student support services?
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