Scholarship Provides Support For Dreamers at Lewis

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Scholarship Provides Support For Dreamers at Lewis University

Published: January 13, 2023.

February 28 is the deadline for students to apply for the TheDream.US scholarship at Lewis University. The full tuition scholarship is for academically qualified and highly motivated high school or community college students who meet current immigration eligibility criteria, including DACA or TPS status.†††

Lewis University is a partner college of TheDream.US, the nationís largest college access and success program for DREAMers. This partnership provides scholarships to qualified immigrant students who came to this country as young children, or DREAMers. TheDream.US is the nationís largest scholarship program that supports undocumented immigrant students who have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) or Temporary Protected Status (TPS) authorization status but are not eligible to apply for federal financial aid to support a college education.†

Scholarships cover tuition and fees up to a maximum of $33,000 for a Lewis University bachelorís degree. Lewis University has committed to funding the gap in financial assistance to TheDream.US Scholars so that they may attend Lewis University with 100 percent of their tuition and fees covered.†

Both high school students enrolling in Lewis University as well as community college associate degree recipients who wish to finish their bachelor's degree at a partner university are eligible to apply.†

For a complete listing of eligibility requirements and application information, visit TheDream.US to submit an application before the due date, February 28. Contact the Lewis University Office of Admission at admissions@lewisu.eduor call (815) 836-5250 for more information.

Lewis University is an innovative Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, and globally-connected graduates who impact the world for the better. Visit for further information.

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