How To Apply

Submitting and Monitoring Your Application

Don’t forget! You must submit your application and upload the required documents by January 31, 2022, by 11:59 p.m. PST:

  • For first-time college students, a copy of your official high school transcript and test scores and information detailing your previously earned college credits (if applicable).
  • For community college graduates, a copy of your official community college transcript.

Your application is not complete until all required documents are uploaded. WE CANNOT CONSIDER INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS.

It is your responsibility to monitor the status of your application and attachments and make sure your application is complete.

You may monitor the status of your application on your homepage at Allow 5 to 7 business days after submitting or uploading attachments for your online status to update.

  • Started: Items are needed or are being processed. To see the items, click the ‘Started’ tile. This will open a box listing all required items and the current status of each.
  • Complete: All required forms and documents have been received and verified and your application will be considered for the scholarship.

You may also monitor the status of your documents:

 Not Received: the attachment has either not been received or has been rejected.

 Processing: the attachment has been received and is being reviewed.

 Rejected: the attachment has been rejected – you can see the reason.

 Accepted: the attachment has been verified and accepted by ISTS.

If a document has been rejected, you will receive an email letting you know why. You should submit the correct document ASAP. If you have questions or difficulties, reach out to ISTS at:

Email: [email protected]

Call: 1 1-855-376-7076 and ask for the TheDream.US Scholarship Program

 View last year’s 2021-2022 Application Guidelines