Students in custody of the Department of Human Services may be
eligible for additional financial aid support to attend career tech
or college. Students are encouraged to reach out to the Department
of Human Services and the college they're attending for
There are many scholarships available, specifically for students
that have been in foster care.
Oklahoma's Promise offers qualified Oklahoma students an
opportunity to earn a scholarship for college tuition. Students in
custody of the Department of Human Services should contact their
caseworker for an application. For more information, visit www.OKpromise.org.
Eligible students receive a resident tuition waiver for all
courses for which they're being charged at Oklahoma schools. For
more information, visit the
Foster Care Tuition Waiver page. Students should check with
their caseworker to begin the waiver process. If a student no
longer has a caseworker, please contact Jeffrey Walls, the Program
Manager of the Successful Adulthood Program at the Oklahoma
Department of Human Services at Jeffrey.Walls@okdhs.org.
Oklahoma Youth With Promise
This $3,000 scholarship is available for students who are
currently in or have recently aged out of the foster care system.
Click here to learn more about and apply for the Oklahoma Youth With Promise
Education and Training
Oklahoma Department of Human Services' Education and Training
Voucher Program makes additional funding available for
post-secondary training and education for eligible youth. Click
here to learn more about the Education and Training
Voucher (ETV) program or contact your assigned Child Welfare