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ACF Youth in Foster Care Scholarship Program

$2,000

March 16, 2019

Awards Available: 3

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Nelson's student aid fund will make awards to young adults aging out of foster care who want to develop a marketable skill or continue their education at a post-secondary school. They hope they can positively impact the lives of young people who have already suffered from the insecurity of an unstable childhood.

    Applicants must:
    -Be a New Mexico resident for a minimum of one year
    -Have been in the New Mexico foster care system for a minimum of one year
    -Be between the ages of 17 and 21 at time of initial application
    -Minimum 2.5 GPA for high school and completed a GED program or a minimum 2.5 GPA in college

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • PO Box 25266
  • Albuquerque, NM 87125

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