Foster Care to Success Scholarships

Scholarship Description

Foster Care to Success scholarships are for undergraduate studies only, and are awarded based on a combination of merit and need, and funding levels are determined based on cost of attendance and availability of other resources. Awards range from $1,500 to $6,000 per academic year, and are renewable for up to five years if a student remains eligible. Scholarships are announced annually in June. Recipients and non-recipients are notified via email, at the email address provided in their online application.

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 from foster care after their 16th birthday; OR they must have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday.
have been accepted into or expect to be accepted into an accredited, Pell-eligible college or other post-secondary school.
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 FC2S.
have been in foster care or orphaned while living in the United States. U.S. citizenship is not required.

What is the application deadline? There are two parts to the application; an on-line form which closes March 31, and hard copy materials which must have a postmark date of no later than April 15.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: 1,500

Max Award: 6,000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Foster Care to Success
21351 Gentry Drive Suite 130
Sterling, VA 20166

Contact Person: Tina Raheem, Director of Scholarships and Grants

Phone: (571) 203-0270

Fax: (571) 203-0273