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Mexican American Dream Scholarship

Council of Mexican Federations (COFEM)

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for students who are immigrants or of immigrant descent and are affiliated with a COFEM Federation or Club; or students who are AB-540 students and pursuing a higher education. To qualify, applicants must reside or attend school in the following counties in California: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Inland Empire (Riverside and San Bernardino Counties), or Ventura. Applicants must be full-time students enrolled in at least 12 units at a four-year institution or two-year community college, have a minimum 2.8 GPA, demonstrate a need for financial assistance, and demonstrate involvement in community and/or work experience. Scholarship recipients must be able to participate in the 2014 Annual Scholarship Reception in November 2014, and COFEM's 2015 Annual Conference and Expo in August 2015. Scholarship recipients also must complete a total of 25 hours (community college recipients) or 50 hours (four-year college/university recipients) of volunteer service to COFEM. AB-540 students are strongly encouraged to apply.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

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Details

Deadline: Oct 17
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Award Range: $500 - $1,000

Requirements

GPA: Is this you?
  • 3.0
Financial Need: Is this you?
    Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • California
Location: Is this you?
  • Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, or Ventura County
Other Qualifications: Is this you?
  • Immigrant
  • Undocumented / DREAM Student / DREAMER
More Requirements:
    Must meet the requirements outlined above.

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