Students from economically disadvantaged families based upon U.S. Department of Health & Human Services poverty guidelines and other family circumstances.
Generally, students without previous enrichment travel opportunities that have met a minimum threshold for academic achievement.
Students sponsored by an Education Partner and actively involved in programs that enhance regular school curriculum and support the student's own demonstrated dedication to personal growth.
Programs that allow the student to interact with others from different backgrounds. Programs that expand the student’s artistic, academic or language and cultural skills and abilities.
Programs are generally two weeks in duration or longer.
Programs can be foreign or domestic
Grants may cover program fees, travel to and from the program location and other costs such as passport fees or required insurance.
Grants are generally awarded to the Education Partner or program provider, not directly to the sponsored student.
Education Partners are the point of contact and liaison for Farther Foundation in facilitating communication with the students.
Submit your application via this Google Form.
You may also download an application that you can complete and email, mail or fax to us at:
Farther Foundation223 S. Elmwood Ave.Oak Park, IL firstname.lastname@example.org) 708-497-7240