Whoa now, speedy. This scholarship has other requirements that you may not qualify for. Make sure to read them in the Requirements section before you apply.
This program provides tuition and fees at any Virginia community college for high school graduates or general education development (GED) completers in foster care, in the custody of a social services agency, or considered a special needs adoption. To qualify, applicants must be certified to be in foster care, in the custody of a social service agency, a special needs adoption at the time they received their high school diploma or GED, or have been formerly in foster care when turning 18 and subsequently earned a high school diploma or GED. Applicants must enroll in and maintain at least half-time enrollment (minimum six credits) in an eligible academic program of at least one academic year in length; be a bona-fide resident of Virginia; meet satisfactory academic standards of the college for federal student financial aid programs; have not been previously enrolled full-time in a post-secondary institution for more than five years and do not have a bachelor's degree; and demonstrate financial need.
How easy is it to apply?
Not too bad
This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.
Minimum Age: Is this you?
Financial Need: Is this you?
Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
- High school senior
- College freshman
- College sophomore
Home State: Is this you?
Other Qualifications: Is this you?
- Foster Care/Orphan
Must attend a Virginia community college.