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“STAND UP FOR THE DREAM” SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE

As part of our commitment to social justice for all, the Social Justice Council (SJC) of the The Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach (UUCLB) is once again offering two scholarships of at least $1,000 each to well qualified AB540/undocumented undergraduate or graduate students.

To be eligible, students must:

  • Have a cumulative unweighted GPA of at least 3.0
  • Provide a description of leadership and/or community service
  • Currently attend CSULB (California State University Long Beach).

Students must provide the following documents:

  • The fully filled out application form available online at this site
  • Unofficial transcripts with prior semester grades posted.
  • An academic resume with descriptions of any extra-curricula activities, volunteer work, and a list of awards and honors (including those received in High School and/or College).
  • A letter of recommendation from a college counselor, teacher or administrator.
  • A typed 2-3 page essay on the following topics: How are you currently using your skills for the betterment of your community, AND after you graduate, how will you continue to make the world a better place?

 

Contact: Diane Kert  dijon@verizon.net
Submission process and requirements:

The application form and all documents must be submitted electronically.

First: Please download and complete the ONLINE application for using the button “Application Form” on the left of this site

Then: upload all supporting documents using the button “EMAIL DOCS” to the left

All submissions must be received no later than April 31, 2017.

Winners will be notified by May 15, 2017

Recipients of the award:

  • Must pick up their checks at UUCLB on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at which time they must give a 2-5 minutes to the congregation at the 9am and 11:00am services.
  • Must present evidence of 2017-18 enrollment in CSULB when they pick up their checks
  • Must provide updates to the SJC at least two times per year by email.

We look forward to hearing from you

Regards, The Social Justice Council
and the Dreamers Scholarships Team