About this resource
This resource provides wraparound support to current and former foster youth, enrolled in college in New York City.
Scholarship Resource: http://www.newyorkersforchildren.org/campaigns/nicholas-scoppetta-schola...
The NYFC Nick’s Scholars Program is a working partnership between the private sector, foster care agencies, and colleges in New York City designed to support our students most effectively. NYFC believes education provides a solid foundation for the path towards success and self-sufficiency. This comprehensive program provides wraparound support to current and former foster youth, enrolled in college in New York City. The Nick’s Scholars Program is designed to close the educational achievement gap of foster youth by providing essential financial, academic, and emotional support.
For up to 5 years, Scholars receive:
- Academic Advisement
- Peer to peer mentoring
- Career Exploration
- Networking opportunities
- $500 – $700 per month for living expenses
- $1000 – $1,200 per year for textbooks
- Up to $1000 per year for tuition
- $500 move – in allowance