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Scholarship America Dream Award

Description: 

Scholarship America's Dream Award has been established to assist students from across the nation entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student's choice. The awards will grow in amount each year, allowing students to receive aid throughout their college careers.
This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.

Requirements: 
  • 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 2016.
  • Have completed or expect to successfully complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by June 2017.
  • 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 2017-18 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.
Application Process: 
  • Start by clicking Register to Apply at the bottom of the scholarship page. You must read and agree to a consent statement, supply a unique and valid email address, and create a username and password.
  • Correspondence throughout the application process will be by email. Email messages will be sent to the username and email address registered when you created your account. Be sure to add dreamaward@scholarshipamerica.org to your contacts or address book and check your email regularly!
  • Complete the application by entering data in the format described. Proper punctuation and standard capitalization (Jill Smith, 10 Main Street, New York, NY) must be used.
  • During the application process, you may leave the site prior to submission by clicking Save and Log out on each application page.
  • Applications are evaluated on the information supplied; therefore answer all questions as completely as possible.
  • Once all application requirements are satisfied, click Lock and Submit will be available near the bottom of the Review Application page.
  • Carefully review your application before clicking Lock and Submit. Once submitted, you will no longer have access to your application.
  • It is recommended that you print a copy of your application for your records.
  • You will receive an email acknowledgment of your submitted application.
Approximate Deadline: 
Applications open until October 15, 2017
Scholarship Tags: 
Open to Any Major
Financial Need

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