Program Information

NOTE:  Applications will only be processed when college is in session.

Dreamkeepers provides assistance to students at risk of dropping out of college due to unexpected financial emergencies. Dreamkeepers assistance was created to help students stay in college and meet their educational goals, ultimately, securing a better financial future.

ELIGIBLE EXPENSES INCLUDE:  INELIGIBLE EXPENSES INCLUDE:
Utilities
Housing/Rent
Food/Meals
Medical/Dental expenses
Personal automobile expenses
Public transportation/bus pass
Child care
Gas
Tuition
Fees
Books
Legal fees
Tobacco
Alcohol
Entertainment expenses

 

 



 

 
Note: If you do not meet one or more of the eligibility requirements below, please contact the Dreamkeepers College Administrator via the contact information at the bottom of this page to discuss your situation.

 

 

 

ELIGIBILITY
To be eligible to apply, you must:
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units
  • Have completed at least one semester at PCC
  • Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher
  • Have a verifiable street and e-mail address
  • Be facing a verifiable, unforeseen financial emergency
If you do not meet one or more of the eligibility requirements above, please contact the Dreamkeepers College Administrator via the contact information at the bottom of this page to discuss your situation.
 
Assistance is granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.
 
APPLICATION PROCESS
You must complete the online application and upload or submit legible copies of bills, receipts or estimates verifying your financial emergency. Incomplete applications will not be considered. After your completed application has been submitted, an administrator will review it and contact you to schedule an interview. At the interview, you should be prepared to discuss your financial emergency and provide additional documentation if requested. After the interview, you will be notified of the decision.
 
ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS
If approved for funding, in most cases payment will be made payable to a third party. Payment type will be determined by the college on a case-by-case basis. 
 
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