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Author(s):The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS)
Title:Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Source:http://ticas.org/files/pub/hopeshurdles.pdf
Date:2009
Organization:The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS)
Short Description:This report shows that despite federal and state programs and policies intended to help them afford college, surprisingly few California foster youth who apply for student aid receive all the grants they should.
Annotation:In California and nationally, very few former foster youth make it to or through college, and cost is a major obstacle. This report shows that despite federal and state programs and policies intended to help them afford college, surprisingly few California foster youth who apply for student aid receive all the grants they should. Report includes useful general information on Chafee scholarships.
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College Access
Foster Youth
Low-Income Students
Need-based Aid
Non-traditional Students
Participation
State-Level Information

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