ACF Youth in Foster Care Scholarship Program

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 collegeFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $2,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes