TheDream.US Opportunity Scholarship

January 31, 2025
Awards Available: 150

Scholarship Description

We believe in breaking down barriers to education, especially for those who face challenges due to their immigration status. Our Opportunity Scholarship is designed for undocumented students living in locked-out states, where accessing higher education seems like an insurmountable obstacle. If you find yourself in such a situation, we are here to open doors for you.

Scholarship Details

  • The scholarship covers tuition, fees, on-campus housing, and meals at partner colleges, with a maximum award of $80,000 for a bachelor's degree.
  • This scholarship is renewable each year, provided continuing eligibility criteria are met, including full-time enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be undocumented or have DACA or TPS status and arrived in the United States before a specified date, maintaining continuous residence since then.
  • Eligible applicants came to the United States before the age of 16 (Note: U.S. born individuals are not eligible).
  • Applicants must demonstrate significant unmet financial need.
  • Applicants must live in and have graduated or will graduate from a high school in a targeted locked-out state.
  • Graduated or will graduate with a high school GPA of 2.5 or possess a cumulative college/university GPA of 2.5.
  • Applicants must intend to relocate to and enroll full-time in a bachelor's degree program at an Opportunity Partner College.

Application Process

  1. Determine if you can apply
  2. Complete the application
  3. Submit and monitor application status
  4. Look out for the award notification
  5. Accept the award by the deadline

The award follows students through the completion of a bachelor’s degree and is renewable each year. Recipients must meet the continuing eligibility criteria, including continuous full-time enrollment, and renew the award each summer./p> Scholarship Search