Family Fellowship Program

$90,000

May 01, 2020

Awards Available: 10

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The objective of the Family Fellowship program is to offer family-like financial and emotional support to college-bound "aging out" foster youth. As part of our family initiative, we will also be a support system for our Fellows and provide things such as mentoring, care packages, summer bonding trips, and more. For the Family Fellowship program, Together We Rise is seeking 10 "aging out" foster youth between the ages of 17-23 years old. For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship website: https://www.togetherwerise.org/family-fellowship/

    Applicants must be aging-out foster youth between the ages of 17-23 years old. Must be 24 years of age or younger before June 1st of the year the scholarship is awarded. Must have graduated from high school or currently be a high school senior with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and have been in foster care while living in the United States. 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 13th birthday; OR they have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday and have been accepted into or expect to be accepted into an accredited, Pell-eligible college or other post-secondary school (ex: trade school, cosmetology school, etc.). Must have U.S. Citizenship. Application Essay and documentation is required. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 580 W Lambert Rd #A
  • Brea, CA 92821
  • MG@togetherwerise.org
  • 714-784-6760

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