About Build Your Dream Day

UDC will be hosting its second “Build Your Dream Day” event on April 11, 2020 from 9:30am to 3:30pm in the UDC Student Center (4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC). At that event students and their caregivers who choose to accompany them can: 1) gain valuable information about their post-high school college and career pathways including scouting college options at a TMCF college fair;  2) compete for one of 25 scholarships to the pilot TMCF StrengthsSummer@UDC college and career bridge program; and 3) network over lunch with role models and mentors.

Awardees of the scholarship will have room-and-board expenses fully covered during the six weeks and will also earn a salary under the Marion Barry Summer Youth Employment Program, in addition to earning community service hours. Students who successfully complete the TMCF StrengthsSummer@UDC program will receive scholarships to UDC and other participating TMCF institutions that cover the unmet need for the student’s cost of attendance after financial aid is applied.