Up to $12,000 per year (for up to 5 years).
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 in public or private foster care for the 12 months leading up to their 18th birthday, have been adopted or placed in legal guardianship after the 13th birthday, or been orphaned for at least one year by the age of 18. Additionally, applicants must be graduating high school seniors who graduated with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and been accepted to an accredited Pell-eligible institution.
Eligible Grade Levels:
High School Senior, High School Graduate, GED, College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior
No residency requirement
Application opens in April 2024.
Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.