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

2015-2016 Academic Year (Fall 2015, Winter/Spring 2016, Summer 2016)

Application Enrollment Period is May 1, 2015 – July 6, 2015.

Eligibility

  • Student must have been in foster care 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.

The Fostering Futures Scholarship application is available here.

Please note this is a fillable form that may be completed online. Sign and date your completed application, keep a copy for yourself, and then submit the application to the address or fax number located on the bottom of the application. Illegible applications will cause a delay in processing.

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).