The Student-Caregiver Scholarship provides financial assistance to students who are caring for an adult relative while enrolled in college.

Award Amount




Degrees offered
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
Award Type
  • Books
  • Tuition
Documents Required for Submission
  • Complete Application Form
  • Proof of Post-Secondary Enrollment
  • Essay
  • Other
  • Interested students can submit either a 1,500-word essay or a two-minute video addressing the following questions: Who are you caring for and how are you involved as their caregiver? How has your role as a caregiver influenced the decision for your major
Age Requirements
Minimum: 16
Maximum: 99
District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Other
Secondary Credential Obtained
  • US High School Diploma
  • US GED
  • Non-US High School Diploma
  • National External Diploma Program (NEDP)
Student Status
  • HS credential seeking
  • HS credential obtained
  • Currently enrolled in post-secondary
Other Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be full-time college students at an accredited two-or-four-year college or university in the United States, or full-time high school students who are registered to attend a qualifying institution the following semester.