Make the Road New York


Make the Road New York is currently offering scholarship grants for DACA renewal. The scholarship requires a 500-700 word essay. Funding is based on income. Limited emergency funding is also available but is given on a case by case basis. Steps to take: Call the office to make an appointment. During the appointment, a screening will be done to verify if you are eligible for funding. If you have done your DACA application at a different location, you must bring it into the appointment.  


161 Port Richmond Avenue Staten Island, NY 10302 T: (718) 727-1222

Brentwood Long Island 1090 Suffolk Avenue Brentwood, NY 11717 T: (631) 231-2220

White Plains Westchester County 46 Waller Ave White Plains, NY 10605 T: (914) 948-8466

Mercy Center Bronx: Receptionist stated that they will begin helping people with DACA renewal starting December 3rd. However, you may call and try to set an earlier appointment date. Location: 332 E 149th Street 8th floor Bronx, NY 10451. Phone number: 1718-942-9815

*TO RENEW DACA (I-765 & I-821D) BRING:

See more information on DACA renewals (English and Spanish).

  1. Work Authorization
  2. Social Security Card
  3. (if applicable) Deportation order or criminal disposition dated after your first application
  4. 2 passport style photos 
  5. Cost for immigration money order $495 (unless you’re applying for the scholarship)
  6. If you filed your first application elsewhere, please bring it/all materials you used to file with you



**TO APPLY FOR THE HF DACA RENEWAL SCHOLARSHIP. You can qualify for the Hispanic Federation DACA Renewal Scholarship ($495 sent directly to USCIS) if you renew through NMCIR, bring the scholarship materials (including the 500-700 word essay) with you to your appointment, and can demonstrate financial need. To do this, you must:

  1. Complete Scholarship Application 
  2. Bring evidence of financial need (see application for details) 
  3. Write and bring a 500-700 word essay (see application for details)