Dream Award Scholarship
According to their website, “Scholarship America’s Dream Award is a renewable scholarship fund targeted toward completion. Awards are given to students who are entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school; the scholarships will grow in amount each year.”
Who is eligible to apply for the Dream Award Scholarship?
Applicants to the Scholarship America Dream Award must:
- Be at least 17 years of age.
- Be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident card), or individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA).
- Have received a high school diploma or the equivalent from a U.S. school by September 2015.
- Have completed or expect to successfully complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by June 2016.
- Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore year level or higher at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2016-17 academic year.
- Be studying to obtain an associate’s or first bachelor’s degree.
- Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
- Demonstrate financial need.
How much is the Dream Award Scholarship worth?
The website says that, “If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $5,000 to $15,000. Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study. Each year of eligible renewal, the award will increase by $1,000.”
When is the Dream Award Scholarship application due?
Your application must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time, December 15, 2015.
For all the details, click here.
Still have questions?
Email: [email protected]
Call: 1-507-931-1682 and ask for the Scholarship America Dream Award Program Manager.
Best of luck to all applicants!!