Scholarship awards will be paid directly to the school and not the student. To be eligible to apply for the Illinois Dream Fund Scholarship, an undocumented student must meet the following criteria:
- High school or college GPA of 2.5 (on a 4-point scale);
- Have resided with his/her parent(s) or guardian(s) while attending high school in Illinois;
- Have graduated from a high school or received the equivalent of a high school diploma (GED) in Illinois after attending an Illinois high school for at least three years.
The internal (U of C) deadline to apply is February 1, 2013. Please see the Illinois Dream Fund website for more information.