Ohio Reach: Offers support for current and former foster youth seeking higher education
Impact Community Action: Offers career training assistance
EEQual Scholarship Awards Program: Offers scholarship for students experiencing difficult circumstances for post-secondary education
Ohio Bridges: Employment program for youth who have left foster care
All youth who are currently involved with FCCS/ NYAP or PFSN on an open case, or who are engaged in a current relationship as a mentee with the volunteer department are eligible to apply.
Scholarship opportunities available for the 2022-2023 academic school year are:
Jack Donahue Four-Year Scholarship (up to $16,000.00):
The Four-Year Jack Donahue scholarship is to be used toward completion of a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university. The award is $4,000.00 each year on a renewable basis, details below.
Jack Donahue Two-Year Scholarship (up to $8,000.00):
The Two-Year Jack Donahue scholarship is to be used toward completion of a two-year degree or continuing education (post high school program). The award is $4,000.00 each year on a renewable basis, details below.
Alvin R. Hadley Four-Year Scholarship (up to $16,000.00):
The Alvin R. Hadley scholarship is a four-year renewable scholarship, best suited for a youth working towards a four-year degree. The award is $4,000.00 each year on a renewable basis, details below.
CME Sponsored Scholarship ($1,000.00):
The CME Federal Credit Union Scholarship is a one-time non-renewable award of $1,000.00 given each year to a deserving student. Applicants are eligible for conversion to a Merit Scholarship after the award period for the CME Scholarship expires which can be renewed for three additional years.
Merit Scholarships ( up to $4,000.00):
Merit scholarships are renewable scholarships awarded each year based upon the number of eligible applicants for FCCS scholarships and donated funds available.