Dream Center

DREAM Scholars Fellowship Program

Apply now for Cal poly dream center's first fellowship program

Selected fellows will have the opportunity to work in teams to put their learning into action and dialogue with their cohort through activities.

The Cal Poly Dream Center, in partnership with career services, is excited to announce its first DREAM Scholars Fellowship Program. The fellowship is designed to provide Cal Poly students with career, professional, and personal development opportunities along with financial support for their undergraduate studies. The program encompasses career development workshops and group dialogue topics designed to promote both interpersonal identity development and professional development as they relate to undocumented students.

Through this program, selected fellows will have the opportunity to learn, grow, and develop skills needed for future careers. The program is expected to enhance paid learn by doing inclusive opportunities on our Cal Poly campus.

This program is a six-week-long program during the start of the Spring 2022 quarter. Applications for this program will be due on March 6 at 11:59 pm. Selected fellows will be expected to meet on Mondays 4-6 pm, where the first hour will be dedicated towards career and professional development topics and the second hour will be dedicated towards interpersonal identity development dialogue. 


Weekly workshop topics: 

Week 1 | Workshop: Sharing Your Status in The Workplace

Week 1 | Dialogue: You are More Than Your Status - Sharing Your Story

Week 2 | Workshop: Ways to Work as an Undocumented Student  

Week 2 | Dialogue: Being Your Own Advocate in Spaces

Week 3 | Workshop: Dreaming of Grad School

Week 3 | Dialogue: How to Navigate PWIs

Week 4 | Workshop: Salary Negotiations and Jobs Offer Evaluation

Week 4 | Dialogue: Navigating Cultural and Familial Expectations

Week 5 | Workshop: How to Not Procrastinate: Time Management and Deadlines

Week 5 | Dialogue: Navigating Stress due to Status

Week 6| Week of May 1st: Student-Led event at the Dream Center


DREAM Scholars Fellowship Program Application

Apply to be a DREAM Scholar Fellow for Spring 2022! Applications are due March 6 at 11:59 pm. Click here for the application.

More Information About the DREAM Scholars fellowship Program

Contact Information:

Yesenia Beas Ramirez, Graduate Assistant: ybeasram@calpoly.edu


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