The 2023 application is now closed. The 2024 application will open February 1st and close May 1st.
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:
Applicants must have been adopted or exited foster care to permanent guardianship at or after the age of thirteen (13).
Applicants must be incoming college freshmen age 21 or younger.
Three letters of recommendation. Letters should reflect the writer’s knowledge of the student’s achievements, improvements, and personal needs.
- Teacher/ Administrator: One letter should represent a teacher or administrator who is familiar with the student’s work and accomplishments.
- Personal Reference: The second letter should come from a significant person in the child’s life (i.e. social worker, coach, mentor, etc.).
- Parent: The parent letter should highlight the growth the student has shown since adoption.
Didn’t take the ACT/SAT? No problem. Just send us documentation.
A copy of your adoption or legal guardianship paperwork.
Requirements to Maintain Scholarship:
If you are selected as the scholarship recipient, you may be awarded a $5,000 grant every semester (for a 4 year institution) if you meet the maintenance standards. Our standards align with Federal Grant standards.