New, Incoming Students

Up to $10,000 per year

May be renewed each year until graduation

  • GPA of 2.5 for undergraduate students and 2.7 for graduate students is normally required
  • A completed 2019-2020 Dream Act Application with an expected family contribution number (EFC) below 10,000 is required:
  • Submit a completed NewSchool Dream Act Opportunity Award Application

2020-2021 Academic Year Dream Act Opportunity Award Scholarship Application

2019-2020 Academic Year Dream Act Opportunity Award Scholarship Application

Please complete the application above and submit it with the requested materials to:

Office of Financial Aid
NewSchool of Architecture & Design
1249 F Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Fax: (619) 684-8880

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Students must apply at least 1 week prior to their start date. Award notices are sent approximately 1 week after application is received.

  • This scholarship may not be combined with other NewSchool scholarships or discounts except for the Community College Discount for Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Construction Management programs.
  • Scholarship funds are disbursed quarterly during the academic year.
  • Failure to comply with the application requirements, or late filings, will be disqualified from consideration. Please direct your questions to
  • All scholarships and institutional awards are based on availability and subject to change.
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