Boundless American Dream Scholarship
- Deadline: May 31, 2018
The Boundless American Dream Scholarship will provide financial support to an exceptionally promising student who fulfills the requirements of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) or Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and who wants to make the world a better place through technology.Boundless will provide a scholarship of $1,500 to improve this student’s ability to design and build technology that solves real problems, based on the student’s own vision and needs (including but not limited to support for college/university/graduate studies tuition, attending a coding boot camp, taking an online course, attending a professional conference, or building an early-stage prototype product for a startup idea).The 2018 Boundless American Dream Scholar will be selected for their academic excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and dedication to community service.
You are a current student at or applying to an accredited U.S. community college, four-year college, or university.You have DACA or TPS or certify that you meet the immigration eligibility criteria set forth below:You were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012.You came to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday.You have continuously resided in the United States since June 15, 2007, up to the present time.You were physically present in the United States on June 15, 2012 and had no lawful status.You are currently in school, have graduated or obtained a certificate of completion from high school, have obtained a general education development (GED) certificate, or are an honorably discharged veteran of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the United States;You have not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor, or three or more other misdemeanors in the categories which would have disqualified you for DACA, and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety.You will apply for lawful presence or legal status as soon as the laws allow you to do so.
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$1,500 to pursue their dreams.
All details and online application can be found on the scholarship website: https://www.boundless.co/boundless-american-dream-scholarship/The application requires the following information about the student:Biographical information [name, address, college, major, etc.]Most recent college transcript (if applicable)Resume (including extracurricular activities, awards, and honorsThree responses, letting us know:What does the American dream mean to you? (250 words max)What is something you previously achieved in the face of long odds? (250 words max)What impact do you hope to make in the world through technology and how would the Boundless American Dream Scholarship help you achieve that impact? (250 words max)
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