Program Information

NOTE:  Applications will only be processed when college is in session.

Dreamkeepers provides assistance to students at risk of dropping out of college due to unexpected financial emergencies. Dreamkeepers assistance was created to help students stay in college and meet their educational goals, ultimately, securing a better financial future.

ELIGIBLE EXPENSES INCLUDE:  INELIGIBLE EXPENSES INCLUDE:
Utilities
Housing/Rent
Food/Meals
Medical/Dental expenses
Personal automobile expenses
Public transportation/bus pass
Child care
Gas
Tuition
Fees
Books
Legal fees
Tobacco
Alcohol
Entertainment expenses

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 
Note: If you do not meet one or more of the eligibility requirements below, please contact the Dreamkeepers College Administrator via the contact information at the bottom of this page to discuss your situation.

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible to apply, the student must:

  • be enrolled in a financial aid-eligible technical diploma or associate degree program;
  • be awarded a federal Pell Grant;
  • have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA);
  • have a minimum term/semester grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 for the most recent term;
  • maintain “satisfactory academic progress” (SAP) for federal financial aid purposes;
  • have on record a successful course completion (course or non-credit) in a prior term at Nicolet College;
  • have a qualifying “emergency” event that is documentable


Assistance is granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.


APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested students must create an account and submit an application. Documentation of your request for assistance, including copies of bills or estimates, is required.
Students will monitor the status of their application through their Dreamkeeper account in the online portal.


ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS
A representative from the Learner Success department will contact you once your assistance payments are ready to be picked up from the Business Office located in the Welcome Center on the Lake Julia Campus.

 

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