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California Chafee Grant for Foster Youth

California Student Aid Commission (CSAC)

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This grant is for current or former foster youth in California to help pay for college or career and technical training. Grants may also be used to pay for child care, rent and transportation while the student is in school.

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.

Contact Information



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


Maximum Age: Is this you?
  • 22
Financial Need: Is this you?
    Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
  • Other postgraduate-level study
Home State: Is this you?
  • California
Other Qualifications: Is this you?
  • Foster Care / Orphan
More Requirements:
    To qualify for this grant, applicants must have established court dependency at anytime between the ages of 16 and 18, demonstrate financial need, and must not have reached their 22nd birthday as of July 1st of the award year.

$1,000 Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship

    Act now as the deadline for this scholarship is October 31, 2015

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