The producers of the documentary, “Rocio,” recently announced a scholarship opportunity open to undocumented students (with or without DACA). Each scholarship award is $1,000. The documentary features the experiences of Rocio, who was diagnosed with terminal kidney cancer, and whose son Dario took a leave of absence from Harvard to help take care of her. To learn more about the documentary, including information about hosting a screening at your school, you can visit their official website.
Here are the eligibility requirements for this scholarship opportunity:
- “Must be a high school senior or in college
- Must be currently undocumented or under DACA
- Must watch ROCÍO, available at www.bit.ly/rocioprime“
Here are the application documents required:
- “One page resume
- Current transcript
- Photo of yourself watching the film or at ROCÍO Screening
- Please attach your responses on a separate page:
- 1. Why are you in school? Where do you see yourself next?
- 2. What scene in ROCÍO resonated the most with you and why?
- 3. Write about a moment in your life that you would like to see on film.
Please submit your application and all inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline to apply is February 7, 2020
For more information about the film and the scholarship opportunity, please visit their official website: Rocio
Please note that this position was first posted by Rocio. The link to the scholarship opportunity may not work after the deadline has passed.
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