New Jersey Foster Care Scholars Program

The NJFC Scholars Program provides funding for eligible youth who have experienced a CP&P out-of-home placement, CP&P independent living arrangement or transitional living program and are seeking a post-secondary degree at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or a career/technical school. Contact Foster and Adoptive Family Services at 800.222.0047

Applicants must meet all of the following requirements:
• Be between the ages of 16 and 23
• Be in possession of a high school diploma or certificate of high school equivalency (GED)
• Be granted admission to a degree or certificate granting post-secondary institution or program that has been accredited to receive Title IV funding
• Have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)