​​“Beginning a new decade with a new look!" Bravo Programs of America awards scholarships and book money to young adults, aged 18 through 24, who are or were in the Foster Care System and are enrolled in an accredited post-secondary education program. 


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Non-profit (501 c 3) charity organization based in Michigan.

Become a Bravo Buddy, and walk along side a student as they work to cross the graduation finish line.

Offer your expertise in workshops or one-on-one coaching sessions

​​Please contact Julie Miller at jmiller@bravoprograms.org for more information on becoming a part of our mentor program.

It takes more than scholarships to help our foster youth reach their educational goals. Here's how you can help!


A foster parent, teacher, or counselor believes in me, encouraging me to work toward my goals.

​But my high school education was disrupted by placement changes and the emotional trauma of being taken from my home.

I wasn’t tracked into college prep courses so I need to take extra classes to catch up.

Even with scholarships and student loans it’s going to be very hard. I’m not sure I have what it takes to graduate.

​​​​The challenge: Staying the Course