And how illegal do you have to be? Must one enter the country illegally, or can you overstay a short-term visa to qualify? What if I entered the country with a fraudulent passport, or a real one borrowed from a U.S. citizen? Could I submit those fraudulent documents as proof that I am eligible for the scholarship?
In related news, graduate departments in the California State University system are being told to turn away applicants from California and admit only out-of-state students, most of whom are foreign students.