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High School Scholarships/Internships

TheDream.US Scholarship

This scholarship is available to high school seniors or high school graduates with demonstrated financial need who are first time college students and seek to earn a career-ready associate’s or bachelor’s degree at one of our Partner Colleges. Students who are currently enrolled in college are not eligible. Scholars are selected from a nationwide pool of applicants.


To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Either graduate from high school or earn your GED diploma by the end of the 2015-2016 academic year or have already graduated or earned your GED diploma;

  • Have earned a high school un-weighted GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or an equivalent GED score);

  • Not have enrolled in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program or have earned college credits (excluding credits earned while in a high school pre-college, dual enrollment program, advanced placement testing, or through the College Level Examination Program CLEP);

  • Intend to enroll full-time in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program at one of TheDream.US Partner Colleges within one year of receiving the Scholarship;

  • Be eligible for in-state tuition if seeking to attend a Partner College that is a public institution;

  • Have come to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday;Be DACA or TPS eligible and have applied for or received DACA or TPS approval; and

  • Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. Visit the link below for eligibility and application. 


Deadline: February 15, 2016

The HENAAC Scholarship

The HENAAC Scholars Program addresses the immense need that the United States has to produce more domestic engineers and scientists. The goal of the program is to ensure STEM college retention with a 3.0 grade point average or higher; to guarantee college graduation with an undergraduate technical degree in four-five years; and, to contribute to Hispanic communities by producing STEM role models for future generations and securing the country's place as the finest technological leader in the world.


The HENAAC Scholars Program awarded its first scholarship in 2000. The first scholarships were sponsored by the Ford Motor Company and presented at the HENAAC 2001 Conference.


In its thirteen year history, the HENAAC Scholars Program has shown tremendous growth and has distributed over $2,300,000 in educational grants to over 930 outstanding and deserving recipients. Visit the link below for eligibility and application. 


Deadline: April 30, 2016

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