Helen M. McLoraine Scholarship for Foster Care & Emancipating Youth
This scholarship program provides educational scholarships for foster care youth who are emancipated or are in the process of preparing to emancipate from the foster care system in Colorado. Awards can be up to $10,000 per year with an average award size of $5,000.
Scholarship awards are based on financial need, the strength of the student application, and the student’s educational plan. Scholarship awards will be paid directly to a recipient’s educational institution and may be used for tuition, fees, and required books and supplies for the upcoming academic year. An individual can receive a scholarship award from this fund for a maximum of four years. Awards may be used for part-time or full-time undergraduate study at any accredited U.S. trade or technical school, community college, or four-year college/university. Please note that award disbursement is contingent upon the outside scholarship policies of a recipient’s college or university.