GRIP Dreamer Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in 2013 to provide college scholarships to immigrants who are not eligible for Federal and/or Pennsylvania financial aid. Applicants must be seniors at or graduates of a high school located in Berks County, Pennsylvania; and the applicant’s current primary home at time of application must be located in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Applicants must be age 30 or under at time of application.

Applicants who are high school seniors or who have not yet attended college must have obtained a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or an 80% or higher on a 100% scale. Applicants who are currently attending college or who previously attended college must have obtained a college cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above in order to apply. Family income must be 187% of the federal poverty level or less (approximately $44,000 for a family of four).

Previous recipients must reapply each year if they want to be considered for another scholarship from this fund. Recipients may receive a maximum of four annual scholarships from this fund.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit this application between January 15th and March 15th. Applicants will be notified in May.

In order to apply for a scholarship, you must click the Sign Up button in the top right corner to create an account. If you already established an account, click Sign In to proceed with applying for a scholarship.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a senior at a high school located in Berks County, PA, or are you a graduate of a high school located in Berks County, PA?
  2. If you are a high school senior or have not yet attended college, did you achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above, or 80% or above in high school? Or if you have already attended college, did you a achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above in college?
  3. Are you a permanent resident or citizen of the United States?
  4. Are you 30 years of age or younger?
  5. Have you previously received a scholarship from this scholarship fund?
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