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

The application deadline for the 2015-2016 Academic Year was July 6, 2015.  We are no longer accepting applications at this time.  If you would like to be considered for the 2016-2017 Academic Year, please check back Spring 2016 for an updated application.

Eligibility

  • 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 ssg@michigan.gov or call toll-free at 1-888-4-GRANTS (888-447-2687).