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1,000 Dreams Fund Blog

Anna, 20 – FUNDED

Anna S. is one of our 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship 2020 winners. This Georgetown University undergraduate student is charting her course to law school — but, she’ll be the first to admit that one of the best things anyone can do is be open to new opportunities, not a prescribed plan or path that others

Ana, 18 – FUNDED

This fall, Ana Park will be attending the University of Washington-Seattle with a plan to major in biochemistry. But, that’s just the beginning for this 1,000 Dreams Fund scholarship recipient who wants to continue her studies in pharmacy school so she can help underresourced communities have access to medicine. What is your professional dream? My

Helena, 18 – FUNDED

Helena Berger is currently finishing up the semester at Stephens College. But, that doesn’t mean she’s taking the summer off — quite the contrary. The 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient opted to take three summer-school classes at University of Missouri – Kansas City (UKMC) that will transfer to Stephens. Her desire to work in the

AnnAnn, 19 – FUNDED

“Music has shown me the beauty of humanity and its power to connect people of all cultures and backgrounds.” Those are compelling words from AnnAnn Puttithanasorn, a 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient who is attending Bard College and studying flute performance and psychology. What is your professional dream? My dream is to become a flute

Linda, 18 – FUNDED

Linda Omali attends the University of Kentucky, where she’s majoring in biochemistry as an undergraduate. The 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient has her eye on medical school, though, as she sets her course for the future. What is your professional dream? My professional dream is to become an anesthesiologist. How will you use the 1,000

Katelynne, 19 – FUNDED

Katelynne Berland is currently studying biomedical engineering, with a focus in cardiovascular engineering, at Georgia Institute of Technology. If that’s not impressive enough, this 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient has also not let some health conditions hold her back. What is your professional dream? I plan to purse an M.D./Ph.D. program for clinical cardiovascular research,

Gabrielle, 20 – FUNDED

Gabrielle D. ultimately wants to be able to champion progressive changes in areas like global warming and climate change, sustainability, poverty and homelessness, reproductive rights, and gun control. No big deal, right?! This inspiring young woman and 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient is a student at Towson University, where she’s currently pursuing a Political Science

Avery, 19 – FUNDED

Avery, a first-year architecture student at Kansas State University, has big dreams to have her own architectural firm one day. In the meantime, the 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient is taking it one semester at a time — always trying to make each one better and grow both educationally and personally. What is your professional

Macy, 21 – FUNDED

Macy, a senior at Washburn University, may be graduating soon. But, school is far from over for this 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient who is just finishing up her undergraduate degree and on her way to graduate school to follow her dream of being a school psychologist. What is your professional dream? My dream is

Cara, 16 – FUNDED

As a junior in high school, Cara is currently enrolled in six International Baccalaureate (IB) courses that will span into next year to qualify her as an IB Diploma Finalist. Given that intense course load, it will likely come as no surprise that this 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship recipient has her sights firmly fixed on