1,000 Dreams Fund

The purpose of the 1000 Dreams Scholarship is to provide one-time educational assistance for high school aged girls or currently enrolled college-aged women in the United States. This can include assistance for needs including but not exclusive to: educational conferences, instructional programs related to creative or artistic pursuits, graduate exam application fees, or textbooks. Needs that are ongoing (e.g., utility bills, food costs) or related to medical care are not covered by this fund.

The students eligible for assistance shall:

  1. be women attending a two-year or four-year college/university; OR current high school students;
  2. demonstrate financial need;
  3. include two letters of recommendation; and
  4. include an essay explaining how the grant would be used.
  5. funds must be used the semester after they are awarded and cannot be deferred.

1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship Fund FAQs

Who is eligible to apply? All women enrolled in a U.S. based institution – high school, college, university, graduate school, etc. – are able to apply regardless of citizenship. You must show proof of current enrollment in a United States based school.
What do I need in order to apply? Fill out our application fields, submit two letters of recommendation, complete the essay portion and demonstrate financial need.
What is my scholarship award and how can I use it? You may be awarded up to $1,000 to fund your dreams. This educational assistance can include needs such as, but not limited to: educational conferences, instructional programs related to creative or artistic pursuits, graduate exam application fees, and textbooks. Ongoing needs such as tuition, room & board fees, etc. are not covered by this fund.
How do I submit a blind letter of recommendation? All letters need to be uploaded by the person providing the recommendation. You will need to complete your application by providing their email address. Once the letter has been uploaded, you will receive confirmation. You will not have access to letters once they are uploaded in the system.
Where can I get more information? Please review our website 1000dreamsfund.org/apply/1000-dreams-scholarship-fund/ or email us directly at programs@1000dreamsfund.org for further questions.
Previous recipients may not reapply for this scholarship.

Award
Varies
Deadline
04/02/2021