TEACh Scholarship Fund

Awarded to applicants age 24 years or younger who are graduating high school seniors or high school graduates (or GED recipients) who are or have been in formal foster care, as verified by a third party, and either currently reside in Ventura County or did reside in Ventura County while in foster care or whose foster care dependency originated in Ventura County. Awards are only for current and former foster youth who will attend or are attending an accredited community college, trade or technical school, or accredited 4-year college or university. Applicants may re-apply for consideration in successive years.

Special Requirement: Awards are only for current and emancipated foster youth who are or have been in foster care or a group home in Ventura County.

Varies; Generally $1000 to $3000
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please respond to each prompt. Your entire response should be no more than 500 words and should not duplicate the general application essay. 1. How has being in foster care affected your life. 2. Please share any other information you would like us to consider (for example, financial need, current life circumstances, additional achievements or talents). 3. If you are a past TEACh recipient, please provide an update since your last award.