Scholarship Application

Application Opens March 1st.

Application Due May 5, 2019
The main objective of our Family Fellowship Program is to offer family-like financial and emotional support to college-bound, “aging out” foster youth. As part of our family initiative, we will also be a support system for our Fellows and provide things such as mentorship, care packages, winter bonding trips, and more.

In addition to the above, we will also offer the following financial support for up to five years:

  • Tuition Support
  • School Supplies
  • Textbooks
  • Laptop/printer
  • Academic Assistance/Tutoring
  • Housing allowance
  • Dorm supplies

Together We Rise is seeking 10 aging out foster youth between the ages of 17-23 years old to join our Family Fellowship Program.

All of the following requirements must apply to the applicant and be checked for verification purposes:

  • Have graduated from high school or currently be a high school senior with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Have been in foster care while living in the United States.
  • Have been in public or private foster care for the 12 consecutive months leading up to and including their 18th birthday; OR have been adopted or placed into legal guardianship from foster care after their 13th birthday; OR they have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday.
  • Have been accepted into or expect to be accepted into an accredited, Pell-eligible college or other post-secondary school (ex: trade school, cosmetology school, etc.).
  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • I am 24 years of age or younger before June 1, 2019.

All required documents must be sent together. Applications missing any of the required documents will be considered incomplete and will not be eligible for the fellowship. Filling out this application does not guarantee support. Our board members review all applications, and support is given based upon merit and need.

If you have any questions or know of a good candidate for our Family Fellowship Program, please contact us at (714) 784-6760(714) 784-6760 or info@togetherwerise.org.