Thank you for your interest in our scholarship program. We provide scholarships to be applied toward tuition or textbooks. Our scholarships cannot be used toward living expenses.


Student Qualifications:

- Demonstrate that you have spent time in the foster care system.

- Are 24 years of age or younger at the beginning of the school term for which you

   are applying.

- Are enrolled in an accredited post-secondary education program.


Application Deadlines:

- Fall semester                          July 1st

- Winter semester                     October 1st

- Spring/Summer                      Not available in 2022


​Application Submission Package:

Requirements vary slightly based on whether you are a new applicant or have received a scholarship from us in the past. Please use the checklist on the application to make sure you have included the required documents. The all-inclusive list is as follows:

- Documentation verifying your foster care status

Completed application form

- Copy of your school transcripts verifying your cumulative GPA

   (the entire transcript is not required).

- Letter of acceptance into an accredited program.

- Up to date resume

- Personal essay (guidelines are spelled out on the application form)

​- Current photo


IF AT ANY TIME YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE APPLICATION PROCESS OR DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS, PLEASE CONTACT ELLEN LYSIK AT elysik@bravoprograms.org.

84% of Bravo Scholars have graduated or are on track to do so by age 26. Will you join them?

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