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Washington State Governors' Scholarship for Foster Youth

College Success Foundation

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for students who are currently in an open dependency court order in Washington State or an open dependency tribal court order and intend to continue their education and earn a college degree. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be have been placed in any of the following situations: foster care (family foster care, kinship care, or residential/group care); dependency guardianship (with either relatives or non-relatives); or guardianship (with either relatives or non-relatives). Applicants must be enrolled as a Washington State high school senior; have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.0 or greater; have resided in Washington State for at least three academic years prior to high school graduation; and plan to enroll in college on a full-time basis, beginning the fall term of 2014 at an eligible nonprofit accredited public or independent college or university in the state of Washington. See website for more details.

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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Deadline: Dec 16
Award Range: $2,000 - $4,000
Awards Granted: 40
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