About this resource

Youth who have been in custody thru the Mississippi Dept. of Child Protection Services 6 months after their 16th birthday, are eligible to receive the Education and Training Voucher. Up to $5,000 annually to eligible students to be used toward the following based on available balance:

  • School-related expenses such as tuition, books, supplies, fees, tutoring, etc.
  • A monthly allowance of $150 while enrolled in school
  • A maximum of $750 annually for computer needs while enrolled in school
  • A maximumof$1,000annuallyfortransportationneedswhileenrolledinschool
  • An additional $150 monthly for youth living in off-campus housing