Scholarship America's Dream Award scholarships will be awarded to students selected from across the nation who are entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school.  The scholarships will be renewable and growing in amount each year, allowing students to receive aid throughout their college career.

Annual Amount

The number of awards granted will depend on the amount of funds available each year.  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 comes 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.

Open To

Students in their second year or high of education beyond high school

Additional Selection Criteria

Eligibility 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 2018.
  • Have completed or expect to successfully complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by June 2019.
  • 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 2019-20 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

For the application and more information please visit the website below. 


October 15, 2018


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