The post-secondary resources provide options for career and educational opportunities for youth to explore. These resources include financial aid specifically for current and former foster care youth, the Maryland Tuition Waiver and the Maryland Education and Training Voucher.
For additional information, you can reach out to Social Services Administration’s Education Specialist:
Maryland Education and Training Voucher
ETV provides additional money for college or training programs to help young adults in foster care. Eligible students may receive up to $5,000 a year for qualified school-related expenses. Funding is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, based on need. For more information and to complete the application visit Maryland ETV.
Maryland Tuition Waiver
The Maryland Tuition Waiver provides a waiver for paying tuition costs for both credit-bearing and non-credit bearing courses as well as mandatory fees at any Maryland public institution of higher education. Eligibility requirements and additional information visit the Tuition Waiver for Foster Care Recipients.