Supporting independent CCA students who come from foster care, kinship care, group homes ward of court, orphan status or other independent background. This program creates a community of support, helping students reach their goal of certificate or degree completion.
We provide one on one academic and personal support, by creating a success plan.
Denver Foundation Scholarship: Helen M. McLoraine Scholarship for Foster Care Emancipating Youth
Scholarships for individuals who have been in the Colorado foster care system for a minimum of 24 months between the ages of 13 and 18 who are planning to attend or are attending a career or technical school, community college, or four-year institution. This program is for youth in the Colorado foster care system or youth that have emancipated. Scholars may receive funding for up to four years. The 2018 Helen M. McLoraine Scholarship for Foster Care & Emancipating Youth is now available. For more information, please visit the Denver Foundation Scholarship page. Please contact Charmaine Brown at email@example.com with questions.
Application Dates: January 1-March 31 annually
Awards: $2,500-$5,000 based on a combination of need and merit
Renewable: Up to five years if the student remains compliant with program requirements
Phone: 303.433.8383 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mile High United Way's Bridging the Gap program provides supportive services to youth age 18 through 24 as they transition out of the child welfare system.
1. When will you have time to do your academic work?
2. Where can you concentrate the best to get your work done?
3. What tools and resources do you need to maximize your academic and personal success?
4. Who is in your support network?
5. Why did you choose your current certificate or degree?
6. How do you learn the best and how do you prefer to organize yourself?
Students are encouraged to attend campus events and activities. Students are connected to the various support services on campus, such as career services, student life, tutoring, foundation scholarships, and student support services, ie. TRiO, Transfer Success.
For more information, please contact: Beau Green, Director of Student Advocacy