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 2020-21 Academic Year.  The application deadline is September 1, 2020.  Late applications will not be accepted. 

There are three ways to complete the application:

  1. Online:  Create a MiSSG Student Portal Account at After the student’s account is created, select “Online Scholarship and Grant Applications” at the top of the page. Scroll down to the Fostering Futures Scholarship and click on the “FFS 2020-21 Application.”
  2. Paper Application:  Complete the 2020-21 Fostering Futures Scholarship Application Form and submit the application to the address or fax number located on the bottom of the application.
  3. Phone:  Contact the MI Student Aid Customer Care Center at 1-888-447-2687 and complete the application over the phone.