Education: College / Higher Ed

Ohio: Education & Training Voucher (ETV)

About this resource

The Ohio Education and Training Voucher Program is a federally-funded, state-administered program designed to help youth who were in U.S. foster care with the college expenses.


You must be a current or former foster student who falls under one of the requirements listed below: 

  • was in U.S. foster care on your 18th birthday and aged out at that time.
  • was in foster care, legal custody or guardianship to a kinship caregiver at or after 16.
  • was adopted from U.S. foster care at age 16 and older
  • will have your foster care case closed between the ages of 18 and 21.

Last;y must have been accepted into or be enrolled in a degree, certificate or other accredited program at a college, university, technical, vocational school.