Tam Tran Scholarship Fund for Undocumented Students in Rhode Island

Formerly César Chávez Scholarship Fund

Today is:


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MOBILE PHONE: Registration for FAFSA Day
FAFSA DAY for DACA and undocumented students living in Rhode Island is scheduled for Saturday, October 20, 2018 and November 3, 2018 from 12-2PM at this address: 209 Central St. Central Falls, RI. 02863.

We will also have information about the 2019 Tam Tran Scholarship application.
Click here for a list of documents that you must bring with you to the session.
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The Tam Tran Scholarship Fund is the only fund of its kind in Rhode Island that is earmarked only for undocumented students. We invite all undocumented high school Seniors and DACA recipients currently enrolled in a Rhode Island college or university to apply for scholarships in the amount of $500.

NOTICE: The next deadline to submit for the Tam Tran Scholarship is Friday, February 15, 2019. Go here for more information
Read more about the 2015, 2016 and presenting the 2017 Tam Tran Scholars

Photos to the right are from the UndocYOUniversity Convening organized in 2017 by the CASO Action Group and Tam Tran Scholars
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Visit the CASO website

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Yaruska Ordinola
Project Assistant
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Our Founders | 2010
José González, Michelle DePlante (Carr), Marta V. Martínez and Roberto González
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Fundraiser to benefit the Tam Tran Scholarship | Meet Yuyi Morales, author of children’s book called DREAMers

Born in the city of flowers, Xalapa, México, Yuyi Morales blossomed into an illustrator, storyteller, and renowned children’s book author that led her to receive many prestigious awards throughout her career. She is the five-time recipient of the Pura Belpré Medal (2003, 2006, 2008, 2013, 2015) for her illustrations, and the first Latina to win the Caldecott Award Honor (2015).
Dreamer of the world, Yuyi Morales introduces her new children’s book called DREAMers at a once in a lifetime reading in Rhode Island. Dreamers tells a magical story of how Yuyi and her son, who immigrated from México, eventually found refuge within the stories of books at a Public Library shortly after arriving to the United States.
Join us October 12, 2018 to welcome Yuyi Morales at La Galería del Pueblo, 209 Central St. Central Falls, RI 02863 from from 5-7:30pm and raise funds for the Tam Tran Scholarship, which will benefit both undocumented and DACA students in higher education. For information contact Yaruska Ordinola at yaruska@tamtranscholarship.org
Your $20 donation includes a copy of DREAMers • Food and drinks will be served.
This event is co-sponsored by the Tam Tran Scholarship Fund and La GaleRIa del Pueblo @ Rhode Island Latino Arts.