WEBINAR: How to Create Non-Employment Based Fellowships and Other Funding Opportunities for Undocumented Students

This in-depth webinar helped college administrators and faculty explore options to create non-employment-based fellowships and other funding options for undocumented students. Speakers addressed support for undocumented students, funding options, research and teaching fellowship structures, internship opportunities, and other initiatives. Following overviews on funding options and types of fellowship structures, administrators and faculty at public and private institutions discussed programs they have set up and lessons learned.

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Lauren Cardenas, Assistant Director, Marshall Undergraduate Career Services, University of Southern California

Angela Chen, Director, Dream Center, University of California Irvine

Miriam Feldblum, Executive Director, Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration

Marissa Hill-Dungre, Director, Immigration Response Team, and Assistant Director, Co-Head Employment Based Visas, International Student & Scholar Services, University of Minnesota

Nancy Jodaitis, Director, Higher Education, Immigrants Rising

Abel Valenzuela, Professor of Urban Planning and Chicano Studies, University of California Los Angeles