UW Dream Project


Admissions Workshop Weekend - A Huge Success

Hundreds of high school students came to UW to work on college applications. Read more about it.

Admissions Workshop Weekend Preview

Join us for an intensive weekend of working on college applications with our mentors.

2013-2014 AmeriCorps: Where are they now?

See what our previous AmeriCrops have been up to since the end of their service in July.

  • From Mentee to Mentor and Beyond

    January 26, 2015

    Melissa Galloway - Medsker

    Already on her way to a career in education, UW sophomore Meili Powell credits the Dream Project with helping define her path. Adopted from China at an early age, Powell’s adoptive mother was a consistent figure of support throughout her childhood. Her mom remarried when she was in 2nd grade and during Powell’s freshman year of high school, unexpectedly passed…

  • Admissions Workshop Weekend - A Huge Success

    December 3, 2014

    Melissa Galloway - Medsker

    Dream Project’s largest event of the year, Admissions Workshop Weekend (AWW), is an annual event at the University of Washington campus, held this year on November 15th and 16th.  During the Autumn quarter preceding college application deadlines, high school seniors are offered transportation from their high schools to campus where they attend a brief information session…

  • Mentor of the Week - Roman Hurst

    November 24, 2014

    Melissa Galloway - Medsker

    Hard work and dedication pays off.  Congratulations to this week's mentor, Roman Hurst! Roman is a first quarter mentor at Chief Sealth and exhibits the true ethos of the Dream Project. When supporting his mentees, he's very invested in not only helping a student craft their personal statement, create a list of extracurricular activities, and/or…

  • Dream Project Reflections - Susie Dobkins

    November 10, 2014

    UW Dream Project

    Susie Dobkins has spent three years in the Dream Project as a mentor at Kent-Meridian, YouthForce, and Global High Schools, a High School Lead at YouthForce, the Dream Project Recruitment Manager, and a College and Career Readiness Assistant (CCRA) at Decatur High School.  She grew up in Rolla, Missouri, and will be planning to graduate…

  • Dream Project Receives $50K USA Funds Grant

    October 22, 2014

    UW Dream Project

     Jenee Myers Twitchell is the director of the Dream Project and is a co-founder of the program. She is also currently pursuing her PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies in the UW’s College of Education. In August, the Dream Project received a $50,000 grant from USA Funds for the 2014-2015 school year. The grant,…