With Your Support

support a scholar

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 Katie Chapman at 206-398-4401.

“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  

provide meals

$350
will provide meals for a student during the winter break holiday
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supply 'dorm starter kits'

$1,000
supplies five “Dorm Starter Kits”
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provide books

$1,500
supplies books for a student for the entire year
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provide health insurance

$4,000
provides health insurance for three students for an entire year
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provide housing

$12,000
provides year-round housing and meals
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provide a year of support

$28,000
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
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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

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success to significance

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program outcomes

  • 46 graduates (June 2019)
  • A retention rate of 83%
  • 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.