Financial Aid Resources:


Alice E. Foster Memorial Scholarship- $1,500/year

  • Be a ward of the court, under legal guardianship, or have experienced foster care. 
  • Reside in Santa County 
  • Be African/American (biracial okay) 
  • Due April 1, 2018

* Contact for application 

Adult Extended Education Scholarship - $500

  • Adult individual returning to college, has not graduated from high school in the last 2 years

Bob Ross Memorial Scholarship - $8250 CAD

  • Over 21 old, passion for farm industry

Chafee Grant - Up to $5000

  • Dependent or ward of the court, living in foster care, between the ages of 16 and 18 and under age of 22 by July 1 of award year
  • Submit with FAFSA, March 2nd priority deadline

Change a Life Foundation - $5000

  • Foster youth, attending a 4 year college, California resident, and 2.5 GPA or higher

Child Support Lawyer LA - $750

  • Must have been fostered or adopted by a gay or lesbian parent

Don and Roy Splawn Charitable Foundation West Scholarship Grant

  • At least 2.6 GPA, employment paid or unpaid community service, and extracurricular activities

Foster A Dream Scholarship - $500-$5000

  • 2.0 GPA, foster care from Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, and Solano Counties
  • Must be younger than 24 years old

Foster Care to Success - $2,500 to $5,000

  • Foster Care for at least one year, under 25 years old prior to March 31st of year applying

International Student Foundation

  • Orphaned/foster care but not adopted, full-time students. 2.5GPA, 23 years old or younger

Jack Kent Cook Foundation - $40,000

  • Current comunity college student ready to tranfer to a 4 year, GPA of at least 3.5

John Burton Foundation

  • Foster Care
  • Backpack, gift card, and lap top

META Foundation - $2000

  • Continuing student, GPA of 3.0 or higher, U.S citizen or legal resident of Hispanic origin

National Foster Parent Association

  • High school graduating seniors who where in the foster care system or adopted

"No  Essay" College Scholarship - $2000

  • Enrolled in school, legal resident

Nsoro Foundation - $1,500 to $6,000

  • Public or private foster care, adopted or placed into legal guardianship, or been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday
  • Be under the age of 25, GPA at least 2.5

Orangewood Fondation -CHILDREN’S TRUST FUND (CTF) - $187 to $4500

  • Current and former Orange County, CA, foster youth, under the age of 25

Splawn Charitibable Foundation - $1000

  • Financially disadvantaged students

Zip Recruiter Scholarship Challenge - $1000

  • 2.5 GPA


APIASF - $2500

Crowidfornia - $500-$1500

College Jump Start - $1000 Scholarship - $500


Foster a Dream

Fun Leashed - $500

Silicon Valley Children's Fund YES Scholarship 

SJSU Financial Aid & SJSU Scholarships 

Study Soup - $2000

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship - $2000