Interested foster youth must apply for the scholarship by July 8. (Photo by BrianAJackson/iStock Getty Images)

ASPIRE529 returns to give financial aid to foster children

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

A state program that seeks to help foster children in Delaware afford college is back for a third year. ASPIRE529 rewards 20 qualified applicants $529 to youth in or aging out of the foster care system seeking higher education. “The high school graduation rate for youth in foster care in Delaware is just over 50%, with less than 5%t of …