Four Ways to Help Homeless Students Overcome Barriers to Scholarship Funding

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth

In this blog post, Cyekeia Lee, director of higher education initiatives at the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, shares strategies for youth-serving professionals who are helping homeless students navigate the scholarship application process. Homeless students can face many obstacles when seeking scholarship funding (e.g., having a GED instead of a high school diploma, getting parental permission, lacking a GPA, and having incomplete transcripts). Learn more.