Foster Youth College Success Initiative (FYCSI)

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FYCSI provides funds to colleges to institute support services to assist youth in foster care, orphans, or wards of the court to apply for, enroll in, and succeed in college.  These funds are divided among the three sectors: SUNY, CUNY; Independent colleges, and are allotted to campuses individually based upon the eligible students attending.

 

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State Statute:             Chapter 57 of the Laws of 2016

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FUNDING SOURCE(S):

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Federal-                      

Special Revenue-       

Total-                           $3,000,000

 

NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS SERVED: 352 college students (2015-16)