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Oregon Chafee Education and Training Grant

$3,500

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Department of Human Services (DHS) Independent Living Program (ILP) has received Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) funding to help current or former foster care youth with post-secondary education and training.

    Eligibility:
    -Are currently in foster care
    -Have been in foster care for at least 180 days (6 months) after your 14th birthday and left substitute care at age 16 or older
    -First-time applicants must be under the age of 21. Youth may then continue to apply/receive funds until they turn 23 years old as long as they are enrolled in a post-secondary education or training program and making satisfactory progress toward completion of that program

    Deadlines for application:
    -Fall: August 1
    -Winter: November 1
    -Spring: February 1
    -Summer: May 1

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Peggy Cooksey
  • 1500 Valley River Drive
  • Suite 100
  • Eugene, OR 97401
  • peggy.d.cooksey@state.or.us
  • tel: 541-687-7394
  • fax: 541-687-7414

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