Scholarship Opportunities


 

 Sound Transit Foster Care

Download the complete scholarship form and referral form here.

DESCRIPTION
Sound Transit and ANEW have up to 18 $5,000 scholarship awards to grant to young adults who are currently in foster care or are under the age of 25 and previously have been in foster care. 

 

ELIGIBILITY

18 to 25 years old and meets one of following:

– Currently in foster care or custodial care

– Currently in foster care or custodial care

– Living in a group home OR releasing from a residential juvenile facility

– In foster care at some point prior to being 18 years old

 

CRITERIA

ANEW will accept scholarship referrals for individuals applying for a pre-apprenticeship program completing on or before December 31, 2019, until available scholarships have been awarded. Scholarship awards will be granted upon the strength of the pre-apprenticeship application. All application forms must be completed in their entirety for consideration for a scholarship.

The hosting pre-apprenticeship program’s required reporting and payment schedule of scholarship funds will be as follows:

Mid-program reporting requirements:

– Provide an individual employment plan for the pre-apprenticeship student

– Provide an individual employment plan for the pre-apprenticeship student- Provide a summary of student’s status with a performance review to date

When ANEW receives the above documentation from the hosting pre-apprenticeship program, it will receive the first half of the scholarship funds, in the amount of $2,500.

Program completion reporting requirements:

– Submit completion certificate- Submit completion certificate

– Provide a summary of transition/employment plan- Provide any report card, grades, or evaluation for the pre-apprenticeship program

When ANEW receives the above documentation from the hosting pre-apprenticeship program, it will receive the balance of the scholarship funds, in the amount of $2,500.

 

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCESS

The hosting pre-apprenticeship program will submit the following scholarship application forms for student to be considered for a scholarship:

1. Pre-apprenticeship Scholarship Referral Form –This form should be completed by the pre-apprenticeship program and the applying student together.

2. ANEW enrollment form – Student to complete an ANEW enrollment form.

3. Letter of acceptance – Sponsoring pre-apprenticeship program to provide a letter of acceptance into its pre-apprenticeship training program. This letter should include the program’s location, dates, and a summary of the curriculum.

4. Hosting Agency Agreement Form – Sponsoring pre-apprenticeship program to provide a signed copy of the agreement form, agreeing to the required reporting and progress payment schedule.

Selection Process:

– ANEW will review applications as they are submitted.- ANEW will review applications as they are submitted.

– ANEW will notify applicant and sponsoring pre-apprenticeship program of scholarship award within 7 days of receiving the application.

Contact us with questions:

206-381-1384

info@anewaop.org