The following list includes ONLY scholarships that are focused toward youth that are or have been in foster care, or were adopted.
The National Foster Parent Association offers scholarships for foster youth, adopted youth, or biological youth of currently licensed foster parents, who wish to further their education beyond high school, including college or university studies, vocational/technical school or junior college.
See the NFPA Youth Scholarship page for details.
Recipients receive a $22,000 scholarship which is disbursed over the course of their collegiate career. Scholars attend the National Scholars Conference which takes place in Washington, DC in April and they receive access to various support services offered by the Horatio Alger Association which include:
The International Student Foundation's mission is to provide scholarships, mentoring and leadership training for select foster care and orphaned students…raising up leaders of influence. They are looking for youth who:
Information and application forms at http://isfsite.org
Foster Care to Success partners with organizations, foundations, and individuals to deliver scholarships to foster youth across the country. They have several programs including scholarships, grants, training vouchers, and others.
More information at www.fc2success.org
You have the opportunity to aid children and youth in foster care by your financial support, contributions, memorials, and honoraria for the Scholarship Program, in any amount, which is welcome and tax deductible.
The National Foster Parent Association is a non-profit, voluntary organization established in 1972 with tax exempt status under Section 501 (c) (3) of the internal Revenue Code. The National Foster Parent Association depends upon public donations to continue its work. You can help!
Making a donation to the NFPA Scholarship fund in secure and easy. When we receive your donation, we will send you an acknowledgment in the mail for tax purposes. Click here to make a donation to the NFPA Youth Scholarship Fund.