WHAT WE PROVIDE
Up to $3,000 ($6,000 per year) per semester fills crucial gaps not addressed by federal funding and helps ensure scholars are able to meet basic living expenses while in school.
Individualized Mentoring Sessions
Regular check-ins with Forward Steps’ Scholar Mentor that are guided by the students’ needs. Topics are customized to each scholar and can include academic challenges, housing issues, financial aid complications and mental health challenges.
Monthly Professional & Personal Development Workshops
Workshops that provide essential life-skills training, including:
- Finances & Budgeting
- Time Management
- Health & Nutrition
- Stress Management
- Maintaining Healthy Relationships & Boundaries
- Professional Communication
A pre-college program that prepares students for their first semester of college. Students are given information about accessing on-campus resources, receive assistance with organizing their schedules and are given career assessments to identify previously unrealized interests and strengths.