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ETV & All Iowa Opportunity Scholarship

 

FAFSA AND ETV/ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP:

 

All youth in foster care/relative or suitable other placements should be completing their applications for FAFSA and ETV/All Iowa Opportunity Scholarship now if they plan to attend college this fall 2020-Spring 2021. The AIOS closes March 1st . https://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/ https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa



Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Grant

The Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Grant provides awards of up to $5,000 per year to students who age out of foster care and students who are adopted after age 16. Grant awards are sent directly to the college or university and can be used to pay for tuition/fees, room/board, book/supplies and personal/living expenses.

Eligibility Criteria

Student must be/have been:
·         The age of 18 or aged out of court ordered foster care and custody of the Department of Human Services.
·         The age of 18 or aged out of court ordered foster care and custody of the Department of Human Services and order to live with a relative or suitable person.
·         Between the ages of 16 and 21, as of July 1, and was in one of the living situations described above until the age of 18. Student will have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
 and the Iowa Financial Aid application annually, and be eligible and awarded prior to the age of 21, as of July 1, on the day he or she begins college.
·         Previously in Iowa foster care and was legally adopted after the age of 16. Student will be under the age of 21, as of July 1, on the day he or she begins college.

* Students who are enrolled and maintaining satisfactory academic progress toward degree completion at age 21 are eligible to receive ETV until the age of 23. A student's age will be determined by student's age as of July 1 each year.


If you are a youth who aged out of foster care or were adopted from foster care after the age of 16 and need help applying for scholarships, please contact:

 

Tristan Lynn
515-725-3409
Tristan.lynn@iowa.gov

 

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