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Sallie Mae - Completing the Dream




The Sallie Mae Fund’s Completing the Dream Scholarship Program helps diverse students from historically underserved communities complete their post-secondary education. 

Students on-track to complete their degree or continuous education program who are facing financial challenges may apply to receive a one-time scholarship of up to $2,500 to help complete their post-secondary education program.

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Enrolled full-time or part-time at an accredited post-secondary institution or continuous education program

  • Two-year Schools
  • Four-year Schools
  • Vocational/Technical certificate/certification program

Open to Students planning to complete their degree or program by the end of Spring 2023 semester.

Current cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher

Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551

Be a diverse candidate

  • Diverse shall include, but not limited to:
    • Gender
    • Disability
    • Race
    • Ethnicity
    • Belonging to an underserved community

Able to demonstrate leadership abilities.

Demonstrate good moral character in all aspects of your life, including personal, professional, educational, in your community, and online presence

Scholarship Process