The Dream.US Scholarship for undocumented students

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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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At My Undocumented Life blog we provide up-to-date information and resources to undocumented immigrants. We post scholarship opportunities that are open to undocumented students, strategies for navigating the educational system, information on how to apply for DACA, news on immigration policies, and much more. Most importantly, we want to provide a sense of community to our diverse group of readers.



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