Apply to Join the Guardian Scholars Program

The New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) Guardian Scholars program is a comprehensive program for youth in foster care who are enrolled at Hunter College, John Jay College, City College, or Kingsborough Community College. The Guardian Scholars program provides an academic scholarship that can be used towards tuition, room and board, textbooks, school supplies, and other living expenses. NYFC provides the essential financial, academic, and emotional support for Guardians Scholars during their entire college experience.

You must:

•Be a highly motivated student currently or formerly in foster care in New York City

•If formerly in foster care, must be in care on or after 16th birthday

•Be currently enrolled or accepted to Hunter College, John Jay College, City College or Kingsborough Community College

•Be an incoming freshman or sophomore

If you are interested in applying, please view the application below.

Guardian Scholars Program Application

Completed applications must be received by Friday, July 13, 2012 in order to be considered.