Big Family believes education is important when it comes to making a difference in the lives of foster children.

Through the generous support of donors, we proudly award $1,000 scholarships to at least ten deserving students each year.

To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  • In Michigan foster care for one consecutive year at the time of their 18th birthday.
  • Be under the age of 22 on or before March in the year they apply.
  • Be enrolled or accepted in an accredited post-secondary program at the undergraduate level, apprenticeship program, or technical school.

For questions concerning the scholarship process, please contact us.

Download the 2016 Big Family of Michigan Scholarship Form.