Fostering Futures Scholarship Application and Information

The Fostering Futures Scholarship (FFS) provides eligible foster youth with scholarship funds for tuition, fees, room/board, books, and supplies/equipment required for enrollment.  The FFS is available to students on a first-come, first-served basis. Students must complete one application per academic year and return it to Student Scholarships and Grants, listed at the bottom of the application.


Application Enrollment Period

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2016-17 academic year.  The application deadline is June 30, 2016.  Late applications will not be accepted.  The application is a fillable form that may be completed online.  Please print, sign and date your completed application, keep a copy for yourself, and submit the application to the address or fax number located on the bottom of the application.

2016-17 Fostering Futures Scholarship Application


  • Student must have been in foster care due to abuse/neglect on or after their 13th birthday.
  • Student may receive funding at any age. (There is no upper age limit.) 
  • Student must be an undergraduate, attending a Michigan public or private 4-year college/university or a community college at least half time.
  • Student must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards as set by the institution.
Questions may be directed to Student Scholarships and Grants at or call toll-free at 1-888-4-GRANTS (888-447-2687).