Scholarships& Support for Students

Applications for the Student DREAMers Alliance Scholarship are open annually

Thank you for applying for this scholarship, we are excited to support you on your journey!

This scholarship opportunity is available for current & past SDA participants two-and four-year academic programs as well as certificate/licensing programs. Twelve, one-year scholarships are available, each in the amount of $2,500, to support you on your journey through higher education. The Julia and Guillermo Avila scholarships are awarded to students navigating increased obstacles or barriers in their pursuit of higher education. The Virginia Czapla scholarship will be awarded to a student with a high level of service to their community. Scholarship applications must be resubmitted annually for additional funding.

2025 Scholarship Process

Important Dates

Please read carefully!

All the information on this page including the eligibility criteria & steps to the application process.

If you have any questions, please email and we will answer as soon as possible.



Complete the scholarship application.

Please note if you are requesting a scholarship renewal, you should complete the renewal form.


Proof of Income

Email proof of household income to


Compose Essay

Complete a 500-1000 word essay



Get a recommendation form filled out by a school staff member, community member or family friend. 


Notify SDA Team

Please email when all steps are completed.


Final Interview

If you are selected to move on to interviews, we will contact you to schedule it pending the submission of all application materials.

If you have questions

It takes courage to ask for help and is a channel of strength for many of our current leaders.

If you have any questions, please email and we will answer as soon as possible.

Supplemental Financial Assistance
Hispanic Alliance understands that sometimes life events can affect your ability to stay in school.

We have funds that are available year-round for college-related supplemental support (e.g., books, required school equipment, emergencies, etc). Applications are reviewed by the SDA team on a case-by-case basis and are dependent on available funds.

Prompt for Essay
Tell us about a significant experience that challenged you academically or personally and what you learned about yourself as you faced the challenge.

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