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Dream.US National Scholarship

Offered by TheDream.Us

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 10, 2023
Multiple awards worth up to


Grade level

High School Seniors & College Underclassmen

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

February 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you an undocumented immigrant student who came to U.S before the age of 16? If so, you may be eligible for the Dream.US National Scholarship! The Dream.US National Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, high school graduates, and GED holders who came to the U.S before the age of 16 with or without DACA or TPS. Applicants must also be planning on enrolling or currently enrolled in a postsecondary, in-state public institution. 

The scholarship is offered by TheDream.Us, the nation’s largest college access and success program for DREAMers, or immigrant youth who came to the U.S. at a very young age without documentation. TheDream.Us believes that all DREAMers need is an opportunity, and providing them with financial support to complete college will give them that opportunity. Thus, each year, the  Dream.US National Scholarship awards up to $16,500 for students in an associate’s degree program or up to $33,000 for students in a bachelor’s degree program at one of their National Partner Colleges. If you’re an undocumented immigrant student passionate about pursuing a postsecondary education, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a college-bound graduating high school senior, high school graduate, or GED holder who came to the U.S before the age of 16 with or without DACA or TPS. Bear in mind that if born in the U.S, you are not eligible to apply. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

High School Seniors & College Underclassmen

Minimum GPA


Other Category

Low Income, Immigrants

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application in addition to the below application materials.

2 essays

Academic transcript


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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact TheDream.Us at th[email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the Dream.US National Scholarship is renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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