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DreamkeepersSM

 A Program of Scholarship America

Emergency Financial Assistance Program

PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING FOR DREAMKEEPERS

To be eligible to apply, please read ALL of the information below and check each Check Box indicating that you have read and understand each criteria.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA & APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) units at Cuyamaca College
Demonstrate satisfactory academic progress by maintaining a minimum overall
2.0 GPA for all completed college coursework
Have an educational objective of certificate, degree, or transfer
Be able to
document an extreme personal/financial emergency

Complete & Submit the Dreamkeepers Budget Planning Worksheet(Uploaded worksheet online or turned into the Financial Aid Office)

Statement of need: in you request MUST CLEARLY state your need in terms of:

  • Why you need Dreamkeepers funds

  • The amount of funds you are requesting (MAXIMUM AMOUNT $500.00)

  • State what steps you will take to ensure this type of financial emergency can be addresses in the future without Dreamkeepers assistance

ELIGIBLE EXPENSES INCLUDE:

Utilities (Example: Immediate overdue portion of Gas & Electric or Water Bill)
Housing/Rent (Example: If a Notice to Vacate is issued)
Food
Medical/Dental Expense (Unexpected Emergency Only)
Personal Automobile Expenses (Unexpected Emergency Only)
Public Transportation/Bus Pass Child Care Gas

INELIGIBLE EXPENSES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Tuition or Fees
Books &Supplies
Legal Expenses
Nicotine or Any Other Control Substance, Including Alcohol & Tobacco
Entertainment Expenses
Home/Cell Phones, Including Service
Cable TV, Internet Service

NEXT STEP

After completing the above requirement, click the link below to access the Dreamkeepers on-line application:

Dreamkeepers Application

USE THE “EMERGENCY RESOURCE” BUTTON TO FIND ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE

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