The Ford Family Foundation/Ford ReStart Program

The Ford Family Foundation established the Ford ReStart Scholarship Program to encourage adults, age 25 or older, to begin or return to full-time, post-secondary education. Each year, up to 46 applicants are selected from Oregon and Siskiyou County, California to receive a Ford ReStart scholarship. An applicant must be at least 25 years old by March 1 of the application year, be no more than halfway through their degree program, and seek an associate's degree or a Bachelor's degree at an eligible institution in CA or OR (and not previously have earned a Bachelor's degree).


Award Amount $1,000 - $25,000
Number of Awards 45 - 46
Application Deadline March 1
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students, Postgraduate students
Renewability Renewable


Minimum GPA Required 3.0
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency California, Oregon
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College California, Oregon
Area of Study None specified
Financial Need Financial need analysis is required


Organization Scholarship Programs Manager
The Ford Family Foundation
Address 440 East Broadway, Suite 200
City, State, Zip Eugene, OR 97401
Telephone (541) 485-6211
Fax (541) 485-6223
Web Site Web site
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