The Fostering Scholars Scholarship Program provides financial aid, academic coaching, a supportive community, and a transformative college experience to students who have experienced the foster care system. For over 15 years, Fostering Scholars has awarded nearly 90 full scholarships to cover undergraduate tuition, books and fees, year-round housing and a range of academic and personal supports to promote the educational attainment of these exceptional students.
- 58 graduates (June 2021)
- 15-22 scholars enrolled annually
- A retention rate of 80% 2006-2020
- Fostering Scholars' comprehensive program of support makes it a national model and one of the only programs of its kind at a private, independent university.
- Scholar alumni are successfully pursuing careers and post-graduate degrees in a wide range of fields including accounting, cancer research, law, nursing, education, software development and social work.