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Climate Career Pathways Scholarship Application 

Thank you for your interest in the Dream.Org Climate Career Pathways Scholarship Fund made possible with support from PwC Charitable Foundations, Google.org, and Google Nest. The Dream.Org Climate Career Pathways Scholarship empowers untapped talent to enter the green economy. Dream.Org seeks to elevate people from diverse communities to position them for employment, shaping a more inclusive future while reducing negative environmental impacts that have disproportionate effects on communities of color.

Dream.Org is an equal opportunity/affirmative action organization. It encourages applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, sex, gender identity, age, disability, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or whether the criminal justice system has impacted you. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and strive for a workforce that reflects the populations that we serve. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to submit their applications with an emphasis on people coming from Black and Brown and underrepresented communities, Veterans, and individuals with a disability. 

Therefore, the eligibility criteria are as follows:
  • 18 years of age or older as of the application deadline.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Be an underrepresented person pursuing a climate-based and sustainability role in the climate sector, or up-skilling, particularly members of the Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native American or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and Asian communities.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and reside in one of the 50 U.S. states for tax purposes.
  • A valid bank account under the recipient's name, to receive the award via direct deposit. 
Should you want to pursue this scholarship, there are a few types of applicants we can support:
  • One in pursuit of a qualified climate sector certification, college degree, or other within six months of the award.
  • One enrolled in a qualified climate sector certification, college degree, or other.
  • One who has completed a qualified climate sector certification, college degree, or other in the last year.
What education or up-skilling source is qualified? It should be offered by one of the following:
  • An accredited academic institution such as a training program, community college, or 4-year university. 
  • An accredited organization that is acknowledged as best in class. 

How much is the award? $3,500 per person! Apply now!

To complete this application:
  • Complete all the required fields on this form.
  • Click the Submit button on the Save/Submit page.
It is your responsibility, as the applicant, to submit a fully completed application.

For contact information and frequently asked questions, please click on the provided link: FAQs.

Application Deadline - October, 6th 2023 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time Zone

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Personal Info

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Climate Sector Certification or Course Information 

Award Usage

Area(s) of Interest & Short Answer EssaysPay close attention to both content and word count when writing your essays. For best results, type the essay in your choice of a text editor (e.g. Microsoft® Word) and cut and paste your essay in the space below. It is strongly recommended that you have another person read over your essays before submission. Keep your response to each question to 200 words, or less. (A very important part of your application, make it count! Show us your passion, strengths, weaknesses, leadership and communication skills, and your overall Climate goals!) 

Relevant Work And/Or Technical Skills History:
For these next questions, please:
  • Use full names and descriptions. 
  • Provide the full club or organization name.
  • Provide a detailed account of the activity and your role.
  • Be thorough in your responses.
  • Each activity should only be listed once. It should not be listed in both categories below.
  • Resumes cannot be uploaded in lieu of completing this form.
  • Do not use acronyms or abbreviations.
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Relevant Tech Skills and Certifications:
For these next questions, please provide a description of skills, specialized knowledge, and certifications you have that are pertinent to the climate tech sector, such as previous technical or operational experience.
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