Scholarship Detail

Foster Care to Success Scholarships

Program Information

Deadline Month: March
Application Deadline Dates: TBA
Award Amount: $2,500-$$5,000
Foster Care to Success has provided scholarships since 1991; in 2000 we restructured the program and since then have awarded over $15M to 2,000 students in all 50 states. We are proud of our graduation rate of 65%, with a persistence rate of 75% – both higher than those of the general population of college students.
Type: Undergraduate Study
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering and Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Math, Natural Sciences, Public Service, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Restricted: • Must 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 and not subsequently adopted • Must 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 • Must have been in foster care or orphaned while living in the United States. U.S. citizenship is not required. • Must have been accepted into or expect to be accepted into an accredited, Pell-eligible college or other postsecondary school

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes

Further Information

Foster Caret to Success