OFA Casey Family Scholars Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$15,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 31

Sunday
Awarded By:

Orphan Foundation of America

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Approximately 50 to 100 awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be under the age of 25 as of March 31.
  3. Must have been in foster care or been a ward of the court for a minimum of 12 months at the time of his/her 18th birthday OR have been adopted or taken into legal guardianship out of foster care after his/her 16th birthday OR must be able to provide death certificates for both parents and not have been adopted after the death of his/her parents.
  4. Must be enrolled in or have applied to college or a postsecondary training program at time of application.
  5. Must reside in the United States.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for international and U.S. undergraduate students who have been in foster care or been a ward of the court for one year at the time of their 18th birthday OR must be able to provide death certificates for both parents and not have been adopted after the death of their parents. Students must be under the age of 25.

Application requirements for the OFA Casey Family Scholars Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Adoption verification
Additional Information: The scholarships are awarded based on a combination of merit and need, and funding levels are determined based on cost of attendance and other resources. In addition to the money, Casey Family Scholars will receive ongoing support through the OFA's mentor program.

Award Amount: $2,500 to $5,000 annually, renewable for up to five additional years or until completion of the first degree.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $15,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 31

Applications are available online on the Orphan Foundation of America (OFA) website from Jan. 1 through March 31. Students must apply using the OFA online application form. If the student does not already have an OFA username and password, he/she must register for an account. The student must then complete and submit the rest of the application by March 31. Upon completion of the application, each applicant will receive paperwork via email which must be completed and postmarked by April 15. The applicant must submit one form of adoption verification (listed on the OFA website) along with the paperwork packet.
Contact: Tina Raheem
Address: 21351 Gentry Drive Suite 130 Sterling, Virginia 20166-8511

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