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Deadline Fast Approaching to Apply for TheDream.US Scholarships

March 31 is the last day to apply for scholarships that help DREAMers obtain career-ready college education
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Miami, March 24, 2014 - March 31 is the deadline to apply for scholarships from TheDream.US, which created these scholarships specifically for DREAMer students. Miami Dade College (MDC) is a partner of The Dream.US and home to 22 students who have already benefitted from the first round of awards.

To be eligible to apply students must:

·         Be a first-time college student applying to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program at one of THEDREAM.US partner colleges;

·         Have a high school GPA of 2.5 or greater (or equivalent GED score); and

  • Be DACA eligible and have applied for or received DACA approval.

Scholarships of up to $25,000 cover tuition, fees and books for a two-year or four-year degree at partner colleges in California, Florida, New York, Texas and Washington, DC, and online.

To apply, students must go to http://thedream.us/scholars/ and follow the directions.

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611, jmendiet@mdc.edu, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino Florin, 305-237-3949, testorin@mdc.edu, MDC media relations director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710, sue.arrowsmith@mdc.edu, media specialist
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366, rromero3@mdc.edu, media specialist
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359, khill1@mdc.edu, media specialist




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