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Our Programs Scholarships and Grants

FC2S partners with organizations, foundations, and individuals to deliver scholarships to foster youth across the country. With this funding and our support, hundreds of young people reach their educational goals every year.

The Casey Family Scholars Program: Since 2000 we have administered over $13M in Casey Family scholarships to 1,240 former foster youth, with 807 graduates to date.

The Casey Family Services Alumni Program: Open to those who were part of Casey Family Services foster care in Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont, this scholarship provides up to $10,000 over the course of a college career.

The Casey Family Programs Continuing Education and Job Training Scholarship: Open to those who received services from Casey Family Programs in Louisiana, Montana, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, or Wyoming. This program covers vocational, undergraduate, and graduate programs.

The Sponsored Scholarship Program: Each year, FC2S connects hundreds of sponsors like you to college-bound youth aging out of foster care – giving you the opportunity to help fund a foster youth’s education.


Click here to see our eligibility requirements. The 2015-16 application is closed.  Awards will be announced in June 2015, and the 2016-17 application will be open from January 1-March 31, 2016.

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