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The Anhelo Project Dream Scholarship

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January 15, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Anhelo Project is a not-for-profit organization that consists of a group of student leaders and professionals from various educational institutions and community-based organizations in Chicago. Our goal is to support undocumented students, who despite growing up in the United States and earning a high school diploma, continuously face challenging roadblocks when pursuing a post-secondary education. The biggest obstacle is financial need due to their ineligibility to apply for federal and state financial aid.

    The Anhelo Project Dream Scholarship we be awarded to deserving undergraduate or graduate students who demonstrate leadership, academic competitiveness, community involvement, and financial need.

    Eligibility:
    -Be an Illinois resident attending a college or university located in the State of Illinois
    -An undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time for the fall and spring semesters at an accredited college or university located in the State of Illinois
    -High school students are only eligible having earned a minimum of 12 credit hours at a college or university at the time the application is submitted
    -Must register as a full-time student for the fall and spring semesters
    -Be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA minimum of 2.5
    -Should demonstrate leadership through community involvement either on and/or off-campus
    -Must demonstrate ineligibility for federal financial assistance and financial hardships

    The Anhelo Project Dream Scholarship recipients must commit 20 hours of volunteer time to the Anhelo Project events during the following academic year. Holders of F-1 student visas and international students are not eligible to apply for this scholarship. As of 2015, DACA recipients are eligible to apply due to ineligibility for federal financial assistance.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • P.O. Box 08290
  • Chicago , IL 60608
  • dreamscholarshipchicago@gmail.com
  • 773-609-4252

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