Grant Program

Dreams33’s grant program is open for any youth in San Mateo county, or surrounding areas, who is currently or was previously a part of the foster care system.  Recipients of Dreams33’s grant program could receive partial or full funding for college, including tuition, room and board; books, and more. Recipients will also receive ongoing support from Dreams33 staff and board.

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Three 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 accessible below or download the Word Doc and fill out at home.

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WAIT FOR GOOD NEWS

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

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Educational Grant

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  • Dependency Verification Letter or copy of your Dependency Card

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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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