Information and links to various resources for foster youth

Applying to College

UC Application

CSU Application

Common Application

HBCU Application

Los Angeles City College

Santa Monica College

El Camino College

Financial Aid

FAFSA Application

WebGrants for Students

Chafee Grant

CA Dream Act Application

California Student Aid Commission

College Preparation

Register for the SAT Test

Register for the ACT Test

Khan Academy


Scholarships for L.A County Foster Youth

Beat The Odds Program

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Foster Youth Resources

Foster Care to Success is a college fund for former foster youth pursuing higher education. Get access to scholarships, fellowships, and many other resources.

College Sponsorship - provides academic and financial support to current or former foster youth attending a four-year university. Please check their website for more information.

Alliance for Children's Rights

I-Foster - is a comprehensive website designed for youth in foster care. Students can access SAT Test Prep, Career Resources, and track their path to college

United Friends of the Children

First Place for Youth

My Life My Rights -A resource guide designed specifically for foster youth to guide you on your rights. This guide is also helpful in teaching you both educational and independent living resources. You can get answers to questions like how to access healthcare benefits when you 18, stay on track for high school graduation, and employment resources.