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  

will provide meals for a student during the winter break holiday Give>
supplies five “Dorm Starter Kits” Give>
supplies books for a student for the entire year Give>
provides health insurance for three students for an entire year Give>
provides year-round housing and meals Give>
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

Fostering Scholars Brochure

program outcomes

  • 34 graduates (June 2016)
  • A retention rate of 80% (2006-2016)
  • 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.