Foster Care Scholarship Program; created. (HB3020)

Introduced By

Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton) with support from co-patrons Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), and Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Foster Care Scholarship Program. Creates the Foster Care Scholarship Program to provide scholarships for eligible students who are aging out of the foster care system. To be eligible, students must be (i) domiciled residents of Virginia, (ii) recipients of foster care services at the time of their graduation from high school, (iii) graduates from a public or private high school with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a scale of 4.0, and (iv) good citizens, as defined by regulation of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073149212
01/10/2007Presented and ordered printed 073149212
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2007Assigned Education sub: Higher Education (Rust)
01/23/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3020)