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Postsecondary Support Programs for Students Who Were in Foster Care

Here is a comprehensive list of postsecondary programs across the state of Michigan that offer assistance to students who were in foster care.

Some of the assitance at these postsecondary institutions include:

Tuition Assistance
Campus Support
Campus Housing
A Campus Coach that's available 24/7
Meal Plans
Ed Plans that suit your needs


List of Postsecondary Programs That Offer Support For Students And Alumni of Foster Care in College:

Aquinas College - Fostering Success Scholarship Program

Eastern Michigan University - MAGIC Program

Ferris University - Ferris Youth Initiative (FYI)

Grand Valley State University

Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Campus Support Program

Lake Michigan College - Start to Finish Program

Lansing Community College

Michigan State University - FAME Program

Northwestern Michigan College - yourNMC Program

Saginaw Valley State University & Delta College - F.A.S.T. Program

University of Michigan-Flint - MPowering My Success

University of Michigan - Blavin Scholars Program

Washtenaw Community College

Wayne County Community College District - Scholars Motivated to Advocate & Realize their Talents (SMART)

Wayne State University - Transition to Independence Program (TIP Wayne State)

Western Michigan University - Seita Scholars Program

Be sure to also check out the Fostering Success Michigan Higher Education Consortium (FSM HEC), which is a collaboration of these campus support programs that aims to support youth with experience in foster care as they prepare for a postsecondary education. Click on the link below for more information!  


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Fostering Success Michigan is a program of The New Foster Care that aims to increase access and success in higher education and post-college careers for youth with experience in foster care. Learn how you can contribute to building a holistic network that insulates (i.e., strengthens protective factors and reduces risks) the education to career "pipeline." 

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