Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships by Grade Level > High School Scholarships > ACF Youth in Foster Care Scholarship Program

ACF Youth in Foster Care Scholarship Program

$2,000

March 16, 2019

Awards Available: 3

Apply Now!
  • 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

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

Comments (0)

expand_more

Care to comment?
Go ahead - we're listening! Did you apply for this scholarship? Why? Why not? Maybe you even won!
Your comments could help fellow Scholarships.com members.


If you can read this, don't touch the following fields


Latest College & Financial Aid News

Academics Anonymous - Profs Using Pseudonyms for Publishing Purposes?

November 13, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Scholars will launch an interdisciplinary journal next year, called The Journal of Controversial Ideas, where authors will be able to publish their academic work under pseudonyms due to "recent threats against polarizing academics." There will be no restrictions on academic disciplines, and "both left-wingers and right-wingers" are welcome on the editorial board. [...]

College Students Expected to Vote in Record Numbers in Midterm Election

November 6, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Research indicates that college students are expected to vote in record numbers in today's midterm election, in stark contrast to the nation's lowest youth turnout and voter registration in 2014. While forty percent of 18- to 29-year-olds say they will "definitely vote" in the midterm elections, "doesn't mean they'll actually cast a ballot on Election Day." Here are a few of the issues in higher education on which voters will have a say: [...]

Graduate Students' "Fight for $15"

October 30, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Photo courtesy of The Nation

Graduate student assistants across the nation are pushing for a $15 per hour stipend, which they believe is a "minimum living wage." Graduate students have attributed the 29 percent stipend increase at Emory University to their successful campus advocacy. [...]