Dreams33 Educational Grants help offset expenses such as tuition, books, school supplies, room & board, transportation, food or other needed items for school.

Applications will be available June 1st.

Application Age: 18 +

Services Area: San Mateo County, San Francisco County, Santa Clara County, Alameda County,
and Placer County

Requirements:

  1. Must be in or formally in the foster care system
  2. Currently enrolled in an accredited university, community college, or vocational program and in good standing

Documentation needed for application:

  1. Dependency or Ward Letter
  2. Copy of transcripts
  3. Proof of current enrollment
  4. Personal Statement
  5. Identification

Application Period:
June 1st – August 31st for funding in the following fall.

Annual Grant Amount:
4 year colleges, university, private, vocational programs: up to $5,000
Community colleges: up to $3,000

3 Easy Steps to Apply

Personal Statement

Write a brief personal statement about your need and how it will help you achieve your educational and/or vocational goals.

Online Application

Complete the online application on the program pages or download the PDF and fill out at home.

Wait for Good News

Wait up to two weeks to hear from a Dreams33 representative with news about your request.

Apply Online

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  • Dependency Verification Letter or copy of your Dependency Card

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  • Copy of transcripts and proof of enrollment

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  • Personal Statement

  • 1. Why is a college education important to you? What are you most looking forward to in college?
    2. What are your future educational and/or vocational goals?
    3. If you have decided on a specific career, why have you chosen to pursue this specific career?
    4. Give a brief description and examples to demonstrate your personal positive work ethic.
    5. What other scholarships and/or financial aid have you applied for and/or received?
    6. Please share anything else you would like Dreams33 to know.

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