Important information Foster Youth should know:
- To qualify, you must be a current or former foster youth, must have established court dependency at any time between the ages of 16 and 18, and must not have reached your 22nd birthday as of July 1st of the award year.
- KinGap youth, adopted youth, guardian placement, and voluntary placement may not be eligible for the Chafee Grant, unless court dependence was established, at any time, between the ages of 16 and 18.
- The California Department of Social Services will determine your foster youth eligibility status.
- Students: To check your Chafee Grant status you can go online to WebGrants for Students.
Online Chafee Grant Application
Here’s the general CSAC information about Chafee grant: