TheDream.US Scholarship

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TheDream.US National Scholarship

TheDream.US Scholarship is an extensive scholarship available for DACA and Undocumented College Students!

The 2023-2024 Scholarship Round is now OPEN!

The application Deadline is February 28th, 2023.

The 2023-2024 Scholarship Round is now OPEN!

The Application for the 2023-24 National Scholarship opened on November 1, 2022, and will close on February 28, 2023. Applications are open to undocumented immigrant students with or without DACA or TPS who came to the U.S. before the age of 16 and before Nov. 1, 2017. You are or are about to be a high school graduate, OR You have or are about to earn a GED, OR You have been or are currently enrolled in a community college or University

Graduated or will graduate with a High school GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale or have a cumulative college/university GPA of 2.5 or better; intend to relocate to and enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an opportunity Partner college in the fall term of the 2023-2024 academic year. The award is renewable each year – you have to meet the continuing eligibility criteria.

The National Scholarship Award will cover your tuition and fees up to a maximum of $16,500 for an associate degree and $33,000 for a bachelor’s degree at one of our Partner Colleges (with the potential for additional stipends). 

As of 2020, we have more than 1,700 Graduates who are helping move our country forward. They are nurses, teachers, authors, computer scientists, research scientists, business entrepreneurs, nurses, policy analysts, and social justice workers- all contributing to the social and economic prosperity of the country. Their stories are ones of resilience and determination.

Partner Colleges in Colorado:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo
  • Community College of Denver
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • University of Colorado – Denver

Similar services available:

UNDOCU & DACA Student Support

Get help filling out your forms, and Scholarships. Undocumented & DACAmented are welcome

Health Financial Assistance Program – Denver Health

The Denver Health Financial Assistance Program provides, Medical and Dental care assistance.

Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking

Colorado’s Human Trafficking Hotline is a 24/7 hotline and resource directory managed by the Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking, a Colorado-based nonprofit organization. Colorado’s Human Trafficking Hotline is a survivor-informed resource created to connect individuals experiencing exploitation, individuals reporting potential human trafficking tips, and service providers in search of referral resources with available support services in a safe and anonymous manner.

Free Well-Being Support for Immigration Stress and Trauma- DCAC

Our Immigrant Family Initiative provides mental health services specifically to families and children who are experiencing trauma or stress as a result of their immigration status or situation.
Services offered to families experiencing trauma due to immigration.

Services Available
Trainings- empower families in growth and well- being

Support groups- to share stories and heal from experiences.

Individual/family therapy- bilingual therapists with experience with immigration issues who individuals and families through, heal, and overcome experiences.

Mental & General Health Support Services

La Cocina provides full access to traditional and nontraditional forms of mental health and health equity support services for the Latinx immigrant community.

Benefits in Action – Healthcare

Find health insurance plans that meet your health care needs like OmniSalud through Connect for Health Colorado, or get help enrolling in emergency Medicaid if you have recent emergency room bills.

Grief Counseling Services- Judi’s House

Judi’s House provides support to children and families grieving a death. Services are provided to youth ages 3 to 25, and their families at no charge.

Intellectual and Developmental Disability Programs- Imagine!

Imagine! offers services to people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Some programs are offered regardless of immigration status.

Trauma & Disaster Recovery Clinic at DU

The Trauma & Disaster Recovery Clinic (TDRC) provides psychological support to individuals and communities who have experienced stress, adversity and/or trauma. We utilize an integrative, need and strengths-based approach that is culturally informed. Our services are continually evaluated to ensure effectiveness and are not restricted by status.

Benefits in Action – Dental Care

If you are age 60+, have no dental coverage, and are low income and a Colorado resident, you may qualify for free or low-cost dental care.

Visit their website or reach out for application support!

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