The Dream.US Scholarship for undocumented students

By CAROLINA VALDIVIA

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TheDream.US provides college scholarships to undocumented students who want to get a college education but cannot afford it.  The scholarships will cover your tuition and fees for an associate’s or bachelor’s degree at one of their Partner CollegesNote: You must be accepted to and eligible for in-state tuition (if applicable) at one of their Partner Colleges in order to receive the Scholarship.

Who is eligible to apply?

  • High school seniors or high school graduates with demonstrated financial need who are first time college students and seek to earn a career-ready associate’s or bachelor’s degree at one of their Partner Colleges
    • Either graduate from high school or earn your GED diploma by the end of the 2015-2016 academic year or have already graduated or earned your GED diploma;
    • Have earned a high school un-weighted GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or an equivalent GED score);
    • Not have enrolled full-time in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program or earned more than 11 college credits (excluding credits earned while in high school in a pre-college or dual enrollment program, or advanced placement testing);
    • Intend to enroll full-time in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program at one of TheDream.US Partner Colleges within one year of receiving the Scholarship;
    • Be eligible for in-state tuition if seeking to attend a Partner College that is a public institution;
    • Have come to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday;
    • Be DACA or TPS eligible and have applied for or received DACA or TPS approval; and
    • Demonstrate significant unmet financial need.

AND

  • Community college students with demonstrated financial need who have earned their associate’s degrees and seek to complete their bachelor’s degrees at one of their four-year Partner Colleges
    • Either earn an associate’s degree from an accredited community college by the end of the 2015-2016 academic year or have already earned your associate’s degree from an accredited community college;
    • Have earned a college GPA of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale;
    • Not have yet enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program;
    • Intend to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at one of TheDream.US Partner Colleges in the 2016-2017 academic year;
    • Be eligible for in-state tuition if seeking to attend a Partner College that is a public institution;
    • Have come to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday;
    • Be DACA or TPS eligible and have applied for or received DACA or TPS approval; and
    • Demonstrate significant unmet financial need.

Please visit their official website for more details on the eligibility requirements: “The Dream.US 3rd National Scholarship Round

The scholarship round opens on September 14, 2015 and closes February 15, 2016

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