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). 


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:

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