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 2019 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:




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


  1. 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: 03/31/2019
Amount: $12,500.00
How to apply:

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