Apply to become


DreamSF Fellow!

Applications for 2020 now closed.
Eligibility Requirements

You can apply to the DreamSF Fellowship if you are:


  • 18 years of age or older

  • Living in the Bay Area

  • Available 20 hours a week

  • Available from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm every Friday

You also need to be currently enrolled, planning to enroll in, or recent graduate from an educational program such as a 2 or 4-year university or trade school.

You must also:

  • Commit to a six-month or year-long fellowship

  • Be invested in working with and supporting immigrant communities.

  • Have a strong connection to one’s Bay Area immigrant community.

  • Fluency in an additional language is preferred, but not required.

Learn more about the DreamSF application process in our FAQ section.

What you'll need

The DreamSF Fellowship application you will be asked to provide basic personal and professional information as well as the following:


  • Responses to 3 short answer questions of about 250 words each and 3 essays of about 500 words each. Short answer questions and essay topics are about your professional skills, goals and interests; your connection to immigrant communities; and your personal growth and development.

  • ​Your resume or CV. You will need to upload this document in PDF format. If you need help writing a resume, your school's career center can help.

How to submit your application:

Review the checklist below and submit a complete application by the deadline. Check that you have completed and proofread all essay responses.​


Your application is ready to submit with the following:

  • Uploaded resume or CV in PDF format

  • A clear commitment to a six-month or year-long track at the time of the application

  • A complete list of all possible time commitments for the next six months (or year, depending on the track)

  • Confirmation that you are available to attend weekly enrichment seminars on Fridays from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm 

  • Confirmation that you can commit to working 20 hours a week Monday through Friday between 9:00 am to 6:00 pm for the duration of your fellowship


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