In 2021, the Sallie Mae Fund partnered with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund to expand the Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program for Graduate Students to help graduate and professional students from minority and other historically underserved communities reach their education goals. The program will award 30, $10,000 scholarships over three years to graduate students, totaling $300,000. To qualify, applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident, be a diverse candidate (including gender, disability, race, ethnicity, or belonging to an underserved community), be enrolled full-time or part-time at an accredited post-secondary institution graduate level program for during the 2022-2023 academic year, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and demonstrate leadership qualities and good moral character.
Eligible Grade Levels:
Graduate Student, Doctoral Student, Dental Student, Law Student, Medical Student
No residency requirement
Application opens in February 2024.
Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.