Undocumented Student Support


Morton College fully supports all students who are members of our community and working toward their educational goals. These pages will be updated regularly with information about resources and upcoming events.

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Academic Support

1-1 Academic Coaching
Career Support
Financial Aid Assistance


Financial Resources

HOPE Scholarship
Student Emergency Fund
Panther Scholarship
Transportation Assistance Program
Laptop Loaner Program


Health & Wellness

Mental Health Counseling
Fitness Center
Food Pantry
On-campus Involvement

HOPE Scholarship

The HOPE Scholarship committee is led by Morton College students, faculty & staff who are fundraising to support students who do not qualify for federal financial aid living in the Morton College district (Cicero, Berwyn, Lyons, Stickney, Forest View, McCook) to pursue the chance to obtain a college education.

The HOPE Scholarship funds one-thousand dollar scholarships to students who are in good academic standing and demonstrate involvement on campus or in their community.

Deadline: October 15, 2022

Questions? Email dreamers@morton.edu

Career Information for DACA Students


Financial Assistance

Legal Resources

National Immigration Law Center
Dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants.

National Immigrant Justice Center
A Chicago-based organization that offers a wide range of legal services to low-income immigrants, including assistance with issues involving DACA and family-based immigration.

United We Dream
The largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation.

Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR)
Dedicated to promoting the rights of immigrants and refugees.

Immigrant Legal Resource Center

ACLU of Illinois

DePaul Legal Clinic

Erie Neighborhood House


Hana Center

Legal Aid Foundation

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

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