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1,000 Dreams Fund Blog

Anita B., 17 – FUNDED

Some of Anita B.’s advice is to always strive to be your best, despite the obstacles. And, this 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient knows about obstacles, having had her parents deported. Still, she stayed on track with her dreams and will be attending Northwestern University. What is your professional dream? I want to be an

Hannah I., 18 – FUNDED

Hannah I. dreams of becoming a nurse midwife to assist underserved communities in their birthing process. And, the 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient is on her way, with plans to attend Georgia State University Honors College as a pre-nursing major. What is your professional dream? I hope to become a nurse midwife and have my

Edmari Correia de Castro, 19 – FUNDED

“I want to be able to work in a business that serves its community and a team that looks forward to improving and bettering themselves and the company,” says Edmari Correia de Castro, a 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient. She’ll be paving the way forward for that dream when she attends UNC Charlotte this fall

Lilly, 16 – FUNDED

It was her dad’s near-fatal stroke that further motivated Lilly Nguyen’s dream to be a neurosurgeon who specializes in stroke recovery. This 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient is already on her way, having written a stroke case report that was published in a medical journal! She is planning on pursuing a B.S./M.D. program and majoring

Sena, 18 – FUNDED

“Always listen to your heart and mind and do what you want and what will make you happy!” That is some solid advice from Sena F., a 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship winner who is studying architectural engineering at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). What is your professional dream? My dream is to work

Nilsa, 18 – FUNDED

With a double-major in politics and law and global studies plus a minor in finance, Nilsa L. has a FULL schedule at Bryant University! It’s all to serve this 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient’s dream of working in the public affairs or political arena; she wants to be an advocate for others and help them

Eleni, 18 – FUNDED

Eleni Olivea Varlas has big goals and aspirations — and a tremendous amount of schooling in front of her in order to achieve her dream of being a pediatrician! So, this 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient knows the power of financial assistance, which helps her focus on her studies without worrying about money. She’s planning to

Shifra, 18 – FUNDED

Although 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient Shifra Weingarten has taken some time away from school due to illness, she is still passionate about the pursuit of her goal to be a nurse at University of Wisconsin-Madison. What is your professional dream? I would love to take my nursing training to underserved countries. How will you

Jenny, 18 – FUNDED

Jenny Chen, a 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship 2020 recipient, is attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this coming semester as a Gies College of Business student. But, even though her goal is to become a CPA, she wants to prioritize the importance of giving back to the community while still living the dreams of

Miranda, 18 – FUNDED

“I will conquer this. I will do great things no matter what gets in my way.” This is the mantra that Miranda Grace Osborne tells herself every time she starts to doubt the success of her future. And, it’s working for her. This 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient will be attending West Virginia University to