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Fostering Independence Waiver Program Webinar

Friday, April 3, 2020, 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
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Fostering Independence Waiver Program Webinar DHS/OCYF, in conjunction with PHEAA Representatives, will discuss the Fostering Independence Waiver Program, referred to as “FosterEd.” This which was established with the passing of Act 16 and provides tuition and mandatory fee waivers to Pennsylvania resident youth who are, or have been, in foster care and are eligible for the Federal Chafee Education and Training Grant Program. This program is set to begin in the fall semester of 2020.

The webinar will cover the following items:

  • Program Overview
  • Eligibility Requirements
  • Program Requirements
  • Application Process
  • Verification Process/POC
  • Notification to post-secondary schools
  • Status Letters
  • Unmet Costs/College Admission Letters