Division of Student Belonging and Success

The Helen Packer Scholarship Program

Program Purpose:

The Helen Packer Scholarship Program provides an opportunity for youth who have experienced foster care to pursue an undergraduate degree. The Program promotes academic success and degree completion through a continuous system of support and resources. Scholars receive professional guidance, educational support, and peer mentoring as important components of the program structure. The goal is to assure successful planning and preparation for college, followed by structured academic coaching to make a smooth transition to university life and academic success.



Helen Packer information:

Helen Packer Early alert and Early referral Notification Form