Passport to College Promise Program

Passport to College Promise

The state of Washington has created the Passport to College Promise for foster youth who are under 22 and are emancipated from the foster care system. This new program is designed to encourage you to prepare for and succeed in college.

You may be eligible to receive the following:

The Washington Student Achievement Council (WASC) will determine eligibility for this funding source.

For more information, please call 360-992-2039 or visit: 

 

Education & Training Voucher Program

The Education & Training Voucher Program (ETV) is a national program for youth who qualify and are likely to age out of the foster care system.

ETV offers financial help to current and former foster youth to attend colleges, universities, vocational or technical programs. The ETV program helps students in their own efforts to secure financial aid to enroll in postsecondary programs.

The ETV program has up to $5,000 in funds available to eligible students. ETV awards can help fund tuition, fees, books, housing, transportation and other school-related costs.

For more information, please call 360-992-2307 or visit http://independence.wa.gov/programs/etv-program 

 

Washington State Governors' Scholarship

The Washington State Governors' Scholarship for Foster Youth was established to assist Washington youth who will emancipate from state or federally recognized foster, group or kinship care to enroll in and complete degrees or certificates at eligible colleges in Washington. The College Success Foundation manages the Governors' Scholarship program.

For more information, please call 360-992-2582.