Baker College - Flint: Living Independently Networking Knowledge (LINK)This program advises and supports youth in all areas of life skills. Staff assist youth in moving toward self-suﬃciency within both campus and community environments by helping them to develop working relationships with appropriate and relevant campus departments and community partners.
University of Michigan – Flint: Mpowering My SuccessThis program provides a wrap-around approach with professional staff that includes visits with a Life Skills Coach, Mentors, and Advisors that are standing by to help the student meet their educational goals and to succeed with their goals.
Michigan State University: Fostering Academics, Mentoring Excellence (FAME)FAME is a resource center for foster youth alumni attending MSU as well as for youth who were in kinship care, have experienced homelessness, or are otherwise independent. FAME exists to provide support and resources to these students during their time at MSU to help them be successful during their collegiate.
University of Michigan: The Balvin ScholarshipStudents who are Michigan residents seeking an undergraduate degree at U of M who have demonstrated financial need and experience in the foster care system are eligible for this scholarship.
Ferris State University: Ferris Youth InitiativeThis program is designed to provide support and learning opportunities throughout the student’s academic career by incorporating academic success, character development and positive approaches to their holistic well-being.