American Dream Fellowship Competition
Elmhurst University is committed to helping individuals achieve the American Dream.
We are pleased to announce the third annual American Dream Fellowship, a scholarship competition to support the enrollment of first-generation college students.
All first-year admitted students who are first-generation college students are invited to participate in the competition,* which will consist of two rounds:
Round One: Due Jan. 17, 2020
Submit a video (no more than three minutes in length) on this topic:
- As a first-generation college student, what would graduating from college mean to you and your family/friends?
Round Two: President’s Day, Feb. 17, 2020
Attend the second round of the competition on Elmhurst University’s campus.
- First Place: The winner receives a four-year, full-tuition scholarship.
- Second Place: The winner receives a stipend to cover four years’ room and board.
- All students who compete in both rounds receive a $1,000 annual American Dream Fellowship grant.