A Guide To College Financial Aid: What You Need To Know To Help Your Kid Fund Their Education.
Published: September-October 2018
Fostering Families Today
Vol. 18, No. 4 , p. 26-27
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This article discusses strategies foster parents can use to guide their foster teens through the financial aid process for postsecondary education. Information is provided on the Federal Application for Financial Student Aid, foster youth status on the application, the designation as an “independent student”, and grants under the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program.
foster adolescents; financial assistance; postsecondary education; federal programs; foster parents; parental role