Vermont John H. Chafee Education and Training Scholarship
This scholarship was established for youth with experience in foster care. The mission of this program is to help young adults prepare for and enter training or educational institutions after high school. Funding for this program is conditional upon annual federal approval.
Experienced Department for Children and Families (DCF) custody after the after of 14 (after age 16 if exited to adoption or legal guardianship) Be under the age of 26 and have not participated in the program for more than five years (years do not have to be consecutive) Demonstrate financial need Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding (Pell grants, federal Direct loans)