Foster Care to Success Scholarship

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  • APPLICATION DATES: January 1-March 31 annually
  • AWARDS: $2,500-$5,000 based on a combination of need and merit
  • RENEWABLE: Up to five years if the student remains compliant with program requirements
  • ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must:
    • Have been in public or private foster care for the 12 consecutive months leading up to and including their 18th birthday; OR have been adopted or placed into legal guardianship after their 16th birthday; OR have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday
    • Be under the age of 25 on March 31 of the year in which they apply if they have not previously received scholarship funding from Foster Care to Success
    • Have been in foster care or orphaned while living in the United States.  U.S. citizenship is not required.
    • Have been accepted into or expect to be accepted into an accredited, Pell-eligible college or other postsecondary school
    • NOTE: This is an undergraduate scholarship only.

AWARDS ARE ANNOUNCED VIA EMAIL ANNUALLY AT THE END OF JUNE.

APPLY HERE.

For more information, vist Foster Care to Success. You may also learn more about their programs.

Beyond Foster Care: Need for Services Beyond the Age of 21

This survey is for California former foster, Independent Living Program (ILP) eligible probation, and dual status youth ages 22 to 35. The purpose of the study is to explore the experiences and need for services of California former foster, ILP eligible probation, and dual status youth who are between the ages of 22 and 35. Participation in the study would last about 20 to 35 minutes. You may choose to withdraw your participation at any time. Your answers will be confidential. The information will be kept in a secure database with no identifying information for the duration of the study. 

The findings of this study will be used to provide suggestions for programs and services that will improve long-term outcomes for former foster, ILP eligible probation, and dual status youth. 

Visit this link in order to complete the survey! 


 

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