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Meet the 2019

Cohort Fellows

The DreamSF Fellowship is an opportunity to grow a network of mentors and gain experience in direct services, advocacy, and immigration law careers. To apply follow these three simple steps:

Step One


Satisfy the Program 

Requirements & Review 



Step Two


Prepare Short Essays

& Resume  




Step Three


Submit a Complete Application by 

April 26, 2019 





Before starting the application review the program requirements to ensure you meet the criteria to apply!


  • Have a flexible schedule to accommodate 20 hours a week. 

  • 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.

  • Have obtained a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.

  • Must be 18+ to apply.

  • Available Friday’s weekly from 9:30 – 12:30 PM.

  • Fluent in a second language.



How would the DreamSF Fellowship benefit your short-term and long-term goals? 

How do you hope to grow within the Fellowship and what skills or perspectives can you share with the 2019 cohort of fellows?



What life experience(s) shaped your understanding of immigration/immigrants in the United States? What impact did it have on you and your; family, friends, relationships, or identities? Please feel free to include anything you think is relevant for the committee to know about you.



Describe a scenario that pushed you to take on a role you are not accustomed to. The example can come from your; personal, family, school, work, or other life experiences. Please describe how you responded to this new role and how this moment impacted others and affected your understanding of yourself?


Resume Support

College career centers can support you in creating a resume or CV. Visit these site for templates and helpful tips! 



Review Checklist


  1. Double check you have all three short essay responses.

  2. A complete resume or CV in pdf format.

  3. Know which track you are ready to commit six-month or year-long.

  4. List all your possible commitments for the next six months or year.

  5. Are available Friday's from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm weekly to attend enrichment seminars. 

  6. Know you can accommodate 20 hours a week Monday through Friday between 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.​




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