Foster Youth

Scholarships

  • Vermont John H. Chafee Education and Training Scholarship

    Vermont John H. Chafee Education and Training Scholarship

    Amount: $1,000-$5,000. About: The Vermont John H. Chafee Education and Training Scholarship is offered to recent high school graduates in Vermont who have experienced foster care. To be eligible, applicants must be under 26 years old and have experienced Department of Children and Families (DCF) custody after the age of 14. See the scholarship page…

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  • Rezvan Foundation for Excellence

    Rezvan Foundation for Excellence

    Amount: Up to $100,000 (over 4 years). About: Each year, the Rezvan Foundation awards scholarships to students who have spent time in foster care, lost a parent, or been removed from their parents. Applicants must be U.S. residents, currently enrolled in an accredited high school, meet a minimum GPA requirement of 3.5, have submitted application(s)…

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  • Adoption STAR Academic Scholarship Program

    Adoption STAR Academic Scholarship Program

    Amount: Varies. About: Offered by Adoption STAR, the Academic Scholarship Program annually provides scholarships to high-achieving high school seniors who were adopted or live in foster care. Applicants must possess good character, demonstrate high academic achievement and progress, have been adopted or in foster care, and be a high school senior with plans to attend…

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  • Family Fellowship Scholarship Program

    Family Fellowship Scholarship Program

    Amount: Up to $12,000 per year (for up to 5 years). About: Offered by nonprofit Together We Rise, in partnership with the Fund II Foundation, the Family Fellowship Scholarship s intended to help propel foster care youth into higher education. Applicants need to be U.S. citizens between the ages of 17 and 23 and been…

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