Oregon Chafee Education and Training Grant

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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Award Amount: $3,500
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes