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 scholarship is for DCFS youth and youth who were formerly in the care of DCFS. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be at least 16 years old but not yet 21 on the application deadline date. The Department must have court-ordered legal guardianship for the applicant or the Department must have had legal guardianship for the applicant prior to the adoption being finalized, or the applicant must be in the Subsidized Guardianship Program. The award consists of $471 each month for up to four years; a medical card; a tuition waiver to any Illinois state-funded community college or university; reimbursement of the cost of books not covered by financial aid; and education advisors and OETS staff will offer assistance as needed.
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.
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
|Renewable:||This scholarship is renewable|
Minimum Age: Is this you?
Maximum Age: Is this you?
Class Year: Is this you?
- High school freshman
- High school sophomore
- High school junior
- High school senior
- College freshman
- College sophomore
- College junior
- College senior
Home State: Is this you?
Other Qualifications: Is this you?
- Foster Care/Orphan
Must be current or former DCFS youth.