Fostering Futures Michigan Scholarship
Scholarship Sponsored by Michigan Education Trust
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. FFS provides scholarships to students who have experienced foster care in Michigan on or after age 13. Students must also demonstrate financial need to qualify.
A) Student must have been in Michigan foster care due to abuse/neglect on or after their 13th birthday.
B) Enroll at least half-time at a participating institution.
C) Student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and demonstrate financial need.
D) Be a Michigan resident since July 1 of the previous calendar year.
E) Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or approved refugee.
F) For renewal, student must meet institution's Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy.
G) Not be in default on a Federal student loan.
H) There is no maximum age restriction for the student.