Illinois Dream Fund Scholarship

The Illinois Dream Fund Scholarship seeks to create access to financial resources to further this growth and development for the leaders of tomorrow. With the generous offerings of private donors and in-kind donations, the Illinois Dream Fund Scholarship provides scholarships to undocumented students. Two-year institutions: Tuition up to $2,000. Four year institutions: Tuition up to $6,000 (toward first Bachelors degree). Scholarship awards will be paid directly to the school and not the student.

Website: “Illinois Dream Fund Scholarship”:

Scholarship Requirements:
-Applicants must be eligible under the Illinois Dream Act ; The Illinois Dream Fund scholarship is only open to undocumented (or DACAmented) students who are ineligible for federal financial aid.
-High school senior/GED certificate/Undergraduate student with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.5/4.0
-Current high school senior graduating in 2016 and/or GED completion certificate/undergraduate, who are enrolled/planning to enroll at an accredited 2/4 year institution Fall 2016 in/or outside of Illinois.
-Submit one letter of recommendation which cannot be from a relative or family member.
-Submit official/unofficial transcripts.
-Submit the Application Essay and signature page.
-Submit the Application by Friday, April 22, 2016 at 11:59PM Central Time.
-Scholarship funds will not be awarded to for profit (proprietary) institutions. The scholarship is not currently open to Graduate/PhD students, or those seeking a second undergraduate degree.

*Should any issues arise when submitting the application, we ask that you contact our AwardSpring support team via email through

Open to DREAMers: Yes. for DREAMers only

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Between $2,000 and $6,000