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Education and Training Vouchers for Youths Aging Out of Foster Care

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

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Scholarship Overview

This grant is for students between the ages of 16 and 23 who have a high school diploma or equivalent. To qualify, applicants must be attending a Texas public or private college that provides a bachelor's degree or not less than a two-year program that provides credit towards an associate's degree or certificate; be beyond the age of compulsory school attendance (age 18) and be attending an accredited or pre-accredited program that provides not less than one year of training toward gainful employment; be in TDFPS foster care and be at least 16 years old and be likely to remain in foster care until age 18; have aged out of TDFPS foster care after turning 16 who are not yet 21; or are adopted from TDFPS foster care after turning 16 years old who are not yet 21.

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?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

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Details

Average Award: $5,000
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable

Requirements

Minimum Age: Is this you?
  • 16
Maximum Age: Is this you?
  • 23
Class Year: Is this you?
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • Texas
Other Qualifications: Is this you?
  • Foster Care / Orphan
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