The 2023-24 California state budget includes increased funding for financial aid for foster youth across all three public postsecondary systems. Language governing this funding was included in SB 117, the higher education budget trailer bill.

The fact sheet and FAQs provide an explanation of the changes made to the Middle Class Scholarship and Student Success Completion Grant financial aid programs for foster youth.

Middle Class Scholarship for Foster Youth FAQ

Foster Youth Student Success Completion Grant FAQ