College isn’t free! There
are many ways to pay for higher education, and choosing the right approach requires
a good understanding of your options, your responsibilities, and the various
details of each lender's loan products.
One supporting program
available for former foster youth here in Ohio is the Education Training
Voucher. Unfortunately, ETV cannot cover your entire cost of college. Therefore,it is important to look at other options and
understand the difference.
Education Training Voucher
: Eligible students
may receive grants of up to $5,000 per year for up to 5years or until their 23rd birthday. ETV funds can be combined with other
grants or scholarships to minimize or eliminate the need for student loans.
Foster Care to Success: http://www.fc2success.org/
Contact person: Colleen Gibbons-Brown
Ohio ETV Coordinator
Ever wanted to know where
to look for scholarships?
is the place. Fastweb serves as an online tool for finding scholarships for
students today. http://www.fastweb.com/
What’s the difference
between a scholarship and a loan? When someone receives a scholarship, it means it is
money that is applied to their account and the student is not required to pay