THE DREAM.US scholarship

Who Is Eligible:

A scholarship is now available for undocumented students who will be starting at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) in the fall 2014 semester. THEDREAM.US will award scholarships of up to $12,500 for tuition, fees and books for an associate degree at BMCC.  Eligible applicants must:

Have graduated from a high school in the U.S; have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (2.5/4.0) or higher or achieved a U.S. State approved high school equivalency with a score equivalent to 2.5 GPA or higher.

Be eligible for Deferred Action Childhood Arrival (DACA) or Temporary Protected Status (TPS). 



Requirements:

To start your application click here. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Register to Apply.” 

. Identification: A copy of your passport, birth certificate (with translation) plus photo identification, school or military ID with photo, or any U.S. government immigration or other document bearing your name and photo;

2. A copy of your DACA approval letter or the receipt for your submission of your DACA application;

3. If you are financially dependent on your parents, a copy of the first two pages of your parents’ most recently filed IRS Form 1040; or, if they have not filed an IRS Form, a copy of their most recent W-2 forms, if available (Note:  If you are financially independent, provide a copy of the first two pages of your most recently filed IRS Form 1040 or, if you have not filed an IRS Form, a copy of your most recent W-2 form, if available);

4. A copy of your current high school transcript or GED diploma and test scores (your school may send on your behalf);

5. A Letter of Recommendation from someone in the following approved categories who knows you well and can speak to your strengths and weaknesses: school teacher, counselor, or advisor; work or volunteer supervisor; or community organization representative or mentor; and

6. Information detailing your previously earned college credits (if applicable).



Deadline: 03/31/2018
Amount: $12,500.00
How to apply:

For more information, please visit: http://www.thedream.us/scholarships/