Fostering Scholars
With Your Support

With Your Support

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    A gift of any size will help Fostering Scholars fulfill its important mission. All gifts are tax-deductible. If you are interested in learning more, please contact the Office of University Advancement 206-296-6000.

    “Not only does this scholarship proVide me with an education, it provides me with a sense of self, independence, and self-reliance that I was never able to have.” Scholar, Class of 2014  

    Donation Meals
    will provide meals for a student during the winter break holiday Give>
    Donation Dorm
    supplies five “Dorm Starter Kits” Give>
    Donation Books
    supplies books for a student for the entire year Give>
    Donation Health
    provides health insurance for three students for an entire year Give>
    Donation Housing
    provides year-round housing and meals Give>
    Donation All
    supplies tuition, books, all school-related fees, health insurance, housing, meals, program activities, academic and personal mentoring, and access to the emergency fund for an entire year Give>


    With the support of the Fostering Scholars program, scholars receive access to a great education, stable housing, health care, as well as opportunities to study abroad and engage fully in the college experience. Recipients of the scholarship receive:

    • Full funding of tuition
    • Books and other education-related materials
    • Waiver of all enrollment related fees
    • Year-round on-campus housing and meal plan
    • Student health insurance
    • Access to a Health & Wellness Fund
    • Support and advising from a dedicated staff member
    • Quarterly cohort socials
    • Learning assistance workshops
    • Community celebrations (back to school, graduation, holiday)
    • Enrichment Fund  to support campus involvement such as retreats, clubs, and study abroad
  • Help us move from
    success to significance


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    program outcomes

    • 29 graduates (June 2015)
    • A retention rate of 80%
    • Fostering Scholars' comprehensive program of support makes it a national model and one of the only programs of its kind at a private, independent university.
    • Program alumni are successfully pursuing careers and post-graduate degrees in a wide range of fields including accounting, law, nursing, software development and social work.