Department of Health and Family Services, DCFS Scholarship
Youth who have been in out-of-home care (foster home, group home, residential care center or court ordered Kinship Care) in Wisconsin for at least six (6) months after the age of fifteen (15) and are entering a degree, license or certificate program. Or have been in OHC placement in another state but has become a resident of Wisconsin. Must be accepted into an institution of higher education at the time the application is submitted. Must be age twenty (20) or less, unless enrolled in a post-secondary program on his/her 21st birthday, extending eligibility to age twenty three (23). First time applicants must provide a copy of acceptance letter from the institution of higher education; previous applicants renewing award must provide proof of successful completion of the prior semester.
Amount - Up to $5000
Deadline - No deadline given
Print application at website - www.dhfs.wisconsin.gov/forms/DCFS/CFS2197.pdf