EDUCATION IS THE GREAT EQUALIZER

we are purpose-driven servants working to provide every youth in foster care access to a college education
Homelessness

50% of former foster youth are homeless within two years of leaving the system

Incarceration

78% of the current death row population spent time in the foster care system

Placements

Foster youth experience an average of 12 placements in just four years of high school

Our Reach

98% of nsoro scholars have never been incarcerated
78% of nsoro scholars have graduated
96% of nsoro scholars have never abused drugs or alcohol
92% of nsoro scholars have never been homeless

With over 900 students attending College Bound and 700 scholars, we are creating a population of thriving former foster youth determined to beat the odds.

98% of nsoro scholars have never been incarcerated
89% of nsoro scholars have graduated or are still in school
96% of nsoro scholars have never abused drugs or alcohol
78% of nsoro scholars have never been homeless
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nsoro Graduates
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Current students in our scholarship program
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New scholarship recipients in 2018
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Universities across the United States

Since 2007, we have awarded over 700 scholarships for postsecondary education. Currently supporting 268 scholars at 192 universities, we are creating a population of thriving former foster youth determined to beat the odds:

Click the map below to see where our scholars are enrolled.