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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.

View 2020 American Dream Fellowship first-place winner Jennie Bosas’ video submission.


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. 22, 2021

The American Dream Fellowship Competition application will open in early December.

Round Two: President’s Day, Feb. 15, 2021

Details to come as we get closer to the date!

*Students who plan to apply for the Niebuhr Service to Society Competition are not eligible to also apply for the American Dream Fellowship.

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