Dear Campus Colleagues,
UCI undocumented students—especially those without DACA—are facing a crisis. Students who lack federal work permits are unable to support themselves through employment. This is a significant detriment to the professional development of our students and puts them in financially precarious positions.
The UCI DREAM Center has created an opportunity for you to help provide students with professional development and economic support—the DREAM Project Fellowship (DPF). DPF will pair undocumented fellows with campus placement sites for the 2019-2020 academic year. Fellows will complete projects that add value to the placement sites and placement sites will fund a $3,600 scholarship received by the fellow (This is the equivalent amount that a work study student would receive for 10 hours per week).
Help us empower undocumented students to meet their dreams. If you are interested in learning more please see the attached FAQ or attend the information session on Thursday, April 11th from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Dr. White Room of the Cross-Cultural Center. If you are able and willing to partner with the DREAM Center please register at: http://tinyurl.com/DPFInterestForm.
Expect Equity, Support Diversity, Practice Inclusion, and Honor Free Speech,
Douglas M. Haynes
Vice Provost for Academic Equity, Diversity and Inclusion | Office of Inclusive Excellence
Director, ADVANCE Program
Professor of History
Director, Medical Humanities Inter-School Excellence Initiative