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Dream Project


January 15, 2016

Save the date: Spring BBQ and Live the Dream

We’re busy getting ready for two Dream Project spring events: Spring BBQ and Live the Dream! Spring BBQ: May 6 Spring BBQ is our biggest event of the year. High school juniors from all our partner schools take a field trip…


Leadership spotlight: Heber Garcia

I first heard about Dream Project as a senior at Mount Rainier High School (Heber is pictured above, second from the left). I was getting ready to apply to my dream school, the University of Washington. Only thing was, I…


January 7, 2016

Financial aid events

The financial aid process can be complicated, which is why Dream Project has traditionally hosted a winter quarter event on UW campus called Scholarship Saturday to help guide students through the process. This year, we are following a new strategy and…


November 9, 2015

Welcome back!

Dream project teammates

Serving 14 high schools in King County, the Dream Project assists low-income and first-generation high school students to pursue higher education and raises awareness among university students about educational opportunity and social mobility.


Admissions Workshop Weekend preview

Crowd at Admissions Workshop Weekend

Nearly 1,000 low-income and first-generation high school students will come to the UW campus for Admissions Workshop Weekend (AWW)


Mentors “teach” Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success team members

Dream Project member addressing Gates Foundation

On July 14, eight Dream Project mentors, leaders and former mentees presented to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success team, leading a part of their strategic leadership retreat


Meet the Dream Project’s 2015-2016 Americorps duo

Dream Project AmeriCorps volunteer Nadine Mortell, center, with friends

The Dream Project is fortunate to have two talented AmeriCorps volunteers for the 2015-2016 academic year. Let’s meet them!


Providing support for Highline School District summer camps

Highline summer campers

Highline School District expanded its summer programming for middle school students, and the Dream Prjoect was there to help


Dream Project receives $50,000 from Safeco and Liberty Mutual

Safeco Insurance logo

The Dream Project recognizes some vital sources of support.


November 5, 2015

New Office of Student Veteran Life coming to campus

The UW’s new Office of Student Veteran Life will provide students with programs, access to resources, guidance, and mentors as they transition from military to university life.



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