Scholarships are money for college that you don’t have to pay back. Scholarships each have different requirements, so if you see a scholarship you are qualified for, you should apply! There are some scholarships that are specifically for foster youth (see below).
There are also lots of other scholarships for people interested in certain subjects or sports, or who come from certain neighborhoods or backgrounds. Check out the following links to learn more about scholarships you might be eligible for:
- http://roybal-allard.house.gov/uploadedfiles/scholarships_student_resource_guide_2013.pdf http://www.maldef.org/assets/pdf/2012-2013_MALDEF_Scholarship_List.pdf