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FEDERAL STUDENT AID
FOSTER YOUTH TUITION & FEE WAIVER
Tuition and fee waiver available to eligible foster youth students for the equivalent of 4 years of undergraduate study.
400 Maryland Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20202
Eligibility: Foster youth must have been in the legal care and custody of DHS (or one of the nine federally recognized Tribes in Oregon) for at least 180 days after age 14 and did not exit substitute care prior to the age of 16.

Oregon’s Department of Human Services (DHS) will work with the community colleges, Oregon public universities and Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) to notify them of student's eligibility for fee waiver.
Hours: Application deadline: October 1-June 30 of the award year, or the student’s last day of class for the academic year (whichever is earliest)
OREGON STATE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
OREGON STATE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES CHILD WELFARE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM (ILP)
The Independent Living Program (ILP) helps youth who are, or were, in foster care to become self-sufficient adults. It gives an opportunity to learn valuable skills necessary to make a successful transition from state and Tribal custody to living on their own in the community. Services through the ILP helps with building skills to live on your own, provides funds for continuing education and assistance with housing.
500 Summer Street NE
Suite E67
Salem, OR 97301
Eligibility: Current or former foster children ages 16-20. Call your caseworker or local Child Welfare office for more information
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES
VANCOUVER CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES OFFICE
EDUCATION/TRAINING VOUCHER PROGRAM
Provides up to $5,000 per year to eligible foster care youth who have left foster care or are likely to leave foster care because they have turned 18 for education-related costs including but not limited to tuition, fees, books, housing and transportation. Applicants must reapply every year. Funding is granted based on need, available resources and proof of academic progress.
907 Harney Street
Vancouver, WA 98666
Eligibility: Youth who have been emancipated from the Washington state foster care system or who were in foster care and adopted after age 16 and are enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited post-secondary education/training program anywhere in United States
Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-4:30pm
OREGON STATE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM (ILP)