Applications are being accepted for the 2010-2011 academic year January 1, 2010 thru March 31, 2010


 These scholarships are awarded based on a combination of merit and need, and funding levels are determined based on cost of attendance and other resources.

Click here for their website.


Change a Life Foundation operates a scholarship program for graduating high school seniors in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Orange Counties and for Emancipated Youth throughout California.

The Change a Life Scholarship Program wishes to bridge the financial gap that college-bound students face. The donor wishes to do this by providing scholarships to students with great potential, high financial need, strong academic demonstration and community/civic involvement. Scholarships are meant to assist economically disadvantaged students who excel academically to attend the University/College of their choice, with a scholarship of up to $5,000 to defray unmet needs such as: tuition, room and board, lab fees, books, and health care insurance.

Click here for the website and application.

Foster A Dream is accepting applications for our 2010 “Dare to Dream” Academic Scholarship.

Current and former foster youth living in the Bay Area who plan to pursue or continue their higher education dreams are invited to apply.

 Click here for the application.

Applications for the DVC Scholarship program are still being accepted. To put your name in the running for scholarship money available only to current DVC students, you must submit your application by Tuesday, February 2nd.  

To find out more information about the scholarship process and whether you are eligible, please visit: Students must complete a scholarship application online, a 1-2 page essay discussing their educational goals, leadership, and educational journey, and submit two letters of recommendation. Only complete applications will be considered for awards.

This is a great opportunity to get extra money to help support you as a DVC student. There are hundreds of scholarships availalable. Don’t miss out.

Scholarship Opportunity

January 14, 2010

Scholarship Application for Students From Foster Care Now Available


Casey Family Programs and The Orphan Foundation of American are pleased to announce that applications for college scholarships for students from foster care are now available for the 2010-2011 academic year. The Casey Family Scholars Program will award approximately 75 new scholarships for undergraduate study and career/technical training at accredited institutions and programs. A limited number of graduate school scholarships will also be awarded. Scholarships include support services.

Undergraduate scholarships are awarded based on a combination of merit and need, and funding levels are determined based on cost of attendance and other resources. Graduate scholarships are merit-based and provide $10,000 for post-graduate study in any field. Graduate scholarships are renewable for one year.

The online application closes at midnight March 31, 2010.

Questions can be directed to:

Orphan Foundation of America (OFA) —
Tina Raheem at OFA — (800) 950-4673
John Emerson at Casey Family Programs — (206) 270-4921