This grant is for students who age out of foster care and students who are adopted after age 16. Applicants must be Iowa residents and meet one of the following criteria: 1) under the age of 18 and currently in licensed foster care under the care and custody of the Iowa Department of Human Services or Iowa Juvenile Court Services and will remain in placement to within 30 days of their 18th birthday; 2) under the age of 18 and currently under Juvenile Court order to live with a relative or suitable person and will remain in placement to within 30 days of their 18th birthday; 3) currently between the ages of 18 and 21 and was in one of the living situations described above until the age of 18. They will be under the age of 21 on the day they begin college. or 4) were previously in Iowa foster care and were legally adopted after the age of 16. They will be under the age of 21 on the day they begin college.
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.