SchoolHouse Connection Youth Scholarship Program

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SchoolHouse Connection Youth Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $2,000

Number of Awards: Ten (10)

Deadline: Nov. 8, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

SchoolHouse Connection would like to announce “SchoolHouse Connection Youth Scholarship Program”. The scholarship is intended to support youth who have experienced homelessness to ensure their completion of a post-secondary education program. The program provides professional assistance with financial aid processes, funds and support so students can remain in school and graduate, access to mental health advocacy and referrals, professional legal advocacy and referrals, and assistance in locating and establishing local contacts for general support and services

Host Institution:

SchoolHouse Connection was founded by Barbara Duffield and Patricia Julianelle, the nation’s leading experts on the early care and education of children and youth experiencing homelessness. For the past twenty years, we have ushered to passage critical policies and programs for children and youth experiencing homelessness and provided extensive technical assistance on these policies.

Eligibility:

To receive the SchoolHouse Connection Youth Scholarship Program, a beneficiary must:

  • Applicants must be under the age of 20 (Those who turned 20 before November 8 will qualify)
  • Applicants must be entering college for the first time during the 2018-19 school year. (Applicants may be high school seniors, students enrolled in a GED or other alternative education programs, or recent graduates/GED recipients)

 Instructions for Applying:

In order to be applying for the scholarship program, you must check the given link:

https://www.cognitoforms.com/SchoolHouseConnection/ScholarshipApplication

Award Description:

  • $2,000 scholarship award (10 scholarships)
  • Trip to a national awards ceremony (travel and expenses included)
  • Second gathering in Washington, DC, 2 years after the initial scholarship award (travel and expenses included)

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.schoolhouseconnection.org/scholarship-program/

Contact Information:

For more information, please contact Amy Bradley, Director of Youth Leadership and Scholarships.