Nomination Process

American Dream Awards Scholarship is open for nomination!

American Dream Scholarship Award – One (1) $3,000 scholarship given. Nominees must be 16 years or older,  who is an immigrant or a child of immigrants, living in the Fairfield County area, who faced many challenges along their journey to achieve their American Dream. The winner receives $3,000 in the name of the educational institution of their choice, such as public or private universities, and community colleges, and for applicants over 18 years or older, technical, trade, and vocational schools are also accepted.

 

To apply read the information below:

American Dream Scholarship

 

Nominees must be 16 years or older who is an immigrant or a child of immigrants living in the Fairfield County area, who have faced many challenges along their journey to achieve their American Dream. Self-nominations and third-party nominations accepted (ex: teachers, co-workers, school counselors or advisors, clergy, social workers, friends, and family members).

 

Only one application per participant will be reviewed by the section panel.

 

The selection panel is comprised of five representatives of the Gala's major sponsors, and one member of the TNADF board.

The winner receives 2 tickets to attend the Gala.

 

To learn more, watch the videos on past recipients of this category

Nomination Rules

Nomination forms can only be filled out below and sent electronically. Previous nominees and award recipients, or family members of any person involved in the organization of the event do not qualify. The nomination process begins May 1, 2022, and ends June 1.

The winner will be announced on June 10, 2022.