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    Foster Greatness Scholarship

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    Offered by Foster Greatness

    Reviewed by Zach SkillingsLast updated Apr 8, 2024
    1 award worth

    $500

    Grade level

    College & Graduate Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    May 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The Foster Greatness Scholarship is offered to one college or graduate student in the state of California who has been part of the foster care system in their life. To apply for this $500 scholarship, students must create a short video (one minute or less) introducing themselves and sharing what they would like to see in a community created for people with lived experience in foster care. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must also create a free Foster Greatness account where they will be able to access a variety of digital tools and resources around work, education, and more.

    This scholarship will be awarded to students based on both the quality of their video response and the manner in which they engage with the Foster Greatness platform. Students who get the most out of the Foster Greatness platform by engaging with the tools and content will be given higher consideration. Finalists will be interviewed about how the Foster Greatness community can positively impact their lives. Apply by May 15th to be considered for this scholarship!

    About Foster Greatness

    Foster Greatness challenges the conventional foster care social services model by empowering young people to take charge of their own lives, instead of imposing limiting definitions of success. Their platform, designed by and for young people with foster care experience, aims to redefine relationships and broaden life experiences.

    Eligibility information

    The Foster Greatness Scholarship is offered to one college or graduate student in the state of California who has been part of the foster care system in their life. Students must also have a Foster Greatness account in order to be eligible for this scholarship. Signing up is free.

    Grade Level

    College & Graduate Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, DACA

    State

    California

    Application information

    You can apply to this scholarship with your Scholarships360 account. To view more details and apply, login or create your account by clicking the “Apply” button below.

    Essay Prompt

    Please submit a YouTube link to your video response. To ensure your video is viewable by our scholarship review team, please set your video visibility to "Unlisted". This means that only people with the video link can watch your video. For those unable to create a video, you may also write your answer below.

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents and DACA students.

    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The Foster Greatness Scholarship winner will be announced: May 30, 2024.

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