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November Events and Opportunities

To all Scholars and Alumni:

Here is a reminder of upcoming programming and opportunities that we have for you!

A. Starting November 1st – In partnership with Immigrants Rising, we will be hosting 5 career-specific virtual sessions, each featuring a panel of undocumented entrepreneurs who are self-employed or own a business. Click here to see the full schedule, see who the Panelists are, and get the zoom link for each session.

B. This Wednesday, November 1st – Our National and Opportunity Scholarship applications will open. You are our best promoter! Stay tuned – we will be sharing a helpful toolkit that you can use to spread the word in your local communities and networks. Thank you in advance for getting more Dreamers access to this incredible opportunity.

C. Apply for Teach for America’s Ignite Fellowship for the spring 2024 semester! Ignite is a virtual, paid, part-time tutoring fellowship sponsored by Teach For America. The fellowship is open to all TheDream.US Scholars who have an ITIN or SSN (work authorization is not required), have at least a 2.5 GPA, and meet other eligibility criteria. Fellows receive $1,200 per semester. All majors welcome!

Key dates:

·      Application Deadline – Wednesday, November 15 at 11:59pm

·      Spring Fellowship Dates: February 5 – May 3, 2024

Learn more here about Teach for America’s Ignite Fellowship.

D. Watch now – October’s Immigration Q&A featured a presentation from Mission Asset Fund explaining their financial assistance services, and a “Know Your Rights” training from Jocelyn at ICIRR. Watch the recording here.

All of our events and deadlines are posted on the calendar in your Scholar Hub here. Bookmark it for easy access.

We wish you a happy and cozy November, and we’ll see you on Zoom! ☕️

TheDream.US team