Below are a few resources that showcase fellowships, internships, scholarships, and resources tailored to support your pursuit of academic excellence and financial security.
Fellowships and Scholarships
Immigrants Rising has a comprehensive list of scholarships and fellowships. They continuously update the database so you can expect to find something for you at any time.
Immigrants Rising List of Scholarships and Fellowships
Parker Dewey is an online platform that connects individuals to businesses via micro-internships aka short projects. The projects on the website range in industries and are undocu-friendly. Check out their offerings but making an account and going from there!
For some, starting their own business is the way to go! If that applies to you, Sparks is a great place to start. Learn all about becoming an independent contractor or setting up a Limited Liability Company.
Spark powered by Immigrants Rising
For some of these opportunities, employers or educations may ask you to provide a social security number or an ITIN which is short for An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number. This is a tax processing number issued by the Internal Revenue Service meant to be used for individuals in the US who are filing taxes.
Per the IRS an ITIN does not:
- Authorize work in the U.S.
- Provide eligibility for Social Security benefits
- Qualify a dependent for Earned Income Tax Credit Purposes
However, onced issued an ITIN can be used to open a bank account, buy a house, open an high-yields saving account, apply to life insurance and more!
Below are a few resources that can help you:
Learn: The facts about an ITIN
Apply: Filing Assistance