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Foster Children Education Scholarship (Deadline: April 15, 2019)

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Who Can Apply: The student is eligible to apply for this scholarship if they:

  • are a graduating senior, or have obtained a high school diploma in the State of Nevada
  • are, or have been, in foster care (never legally adopted or expected to be legally adopted) in the State of Nevada; preference will be given to applicants who have been in foster care in Washoe County
  • are legal residents of the US
  • have significant financial need
  • have been accepted into an accredited 2-year or 4-year school, or certificate program at a trade school or vocational school
  • are not be related to the donors
  • agree to maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA and provide a copy of unofficial transcripts at the end of each semester they are receiving a scholarship

Submission:

  • transcript
  • essay (max. one page) written by the student that tells the selection committee about: your life, your plans for the future, why you chose your program, how your education will impact your life, and how you plan to finance your education
  • letter of nomination from a teacher/counselor who knows the student’s goals, life story

Deadline: April 15, 2019

Amount: Varies