True Potential 2016/2017 Scholarships

Young adults with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status are hardworking, have a track record of great performance in their educational careers and are looking to achieve at the collegiate level. But, these DACA students do not have access to federal or private funds to pay for school. Three years ago a board member ...

True Potential updated

True Potential, a scholarship program for young immigrants who have been awarded DACA or TPS and will attend a community college in Nebraska or Iowa has been a brilliant example of the power of our platform. It is led by one of our Board Members, Ross Pesek and his (much smarter) wife Karen. Ross and ...

About True Potential

The True Potential scholarship focuses on creating opportunities for young immigrants who have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) immigration status. This immigration status is commonly called the “Dream Act.” These immigrants are not eligible for any public benefits, including federal financial aid and many scholarships. Because of the public funds restriction, True Potential uses ...

Who Qualifies for the True Potential Scholarship?

WHAT:   The True Potential Scholarship seeks to create opportunities for young people pursuing their True Potential through education. True Potential will grant at least five full tuition scholarships per school year to deserving students. WHO:   The True Potential Scholarship has been created to help young immigrants continue their education.  Specifically, the True Potential scholarship targets ...