What to do
You can apply if you are:
- over 18
- live in the Bay Area
- available 20 hours a week
- available from 9 am to 12 pm every Friday
- proficient in English
You also need to go to a 2 or 4 year college. You must either:
- Be currently enrolled
- Planning to enroll
- Or have recently graduated
You can apply regardless of your immigration status.
What you will need
To apply you will need to respond to 2 short answer questions of about 250 words each and 3 essays of about 500 words each.
Short answer questions and essay topics are about:
- You professional skills, goals and interests
- The role migration has played in your life
- An example of personal growth
There is also an optional short essay about COVID-19 accommodations.
2. Your Resume
You will need to upload a copy of your resume (or CV) to the application. Your school's career center can help you write a resume.
What happens after you apply
We will email you about your application in late May or early June.
If you are selected as a semi-finalist you will have virtual interview in June.
If you are selected for the fellowship, you will start in early July 2021.
The DreamSF Fellowship supports young immigrant professionals by partnering with organizations that help San Francisco's immigrant community.
Last updated April 22, 2021