Financial Aid Resources
Foster youth face an uphill battle affording higher education. But numerous scholarships, grants, tuition assistance, and other financial aid programs are available online. Are you foster alumni looking for financial resources for higher education or career training? Be sure to do vigorous research to find the most financial resources – there are many out there, we’re showcasing just a few resources. Feel free to contact the Emerge Emancipation Program with any related questions.
Foster Care Resources
Here are some resources for students who are (or have been) in foster care:
- Transitioning to Adulthood: An article offered by the Ohio Kinship care, Foster care, and Adoption, intended to help educate and inform young adults about adulthood.
- Foster Youth Transition Toolkit (PDF): The Department of Education’s toolkit for young adults formerly in foster care who are looking for resources to begin their transition to young adulthood.
- Mental Health Resources: Ohio’s list of available resources.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here we’ve listed the most frequently asked questions we’ve received from prospective students. If you still have a question, submit it here.
I have questions about financial aid. Whom should I talk to?
Where is the Emerge Emancipation Program located?
The Emerge Emancipation Progam is operated out of the Emerge Recovery & Trade Initiative. We’re located at 2960 W. Enon Road. Our campus is the former Greene County Career Center. Learn more here.
I was told to apply for FAFSA. What is that?
FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. You need to fill out the application and submit it every year to be eligible for federal financial aid.
Visit our financial aid information page to learn more. The application for FAFSA can be found on the official FAFSA website.
Make a Contribution
Donations of any amount are tremendously appreciated, as they help make an impact in the lives of youth and young adults from the foster care system.