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 programDeadlines 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.
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