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Prevention and Protection Services Education and Training Voucher (ETV)

ETV funds up to $3,500 per school year are available to help pay for post-secondary school and training.

ETV is available until age 21, with extension to 23 if enrolled on 21st birthday. Funds can be used for accredited public, private, or non-profit programs, in or out of state. Youth must re-apply each year and meet requirements to be considered.

Funds may be used for expenses related to the cost of education, such as:
  • Room and board
  • Books and materials
  • Child Care
  • Tutoring
  • Transportation

ETV is available to young people who meet one of these criteria:
  • graduated from High School or completed their GED while in a foster care placement and in the custody of the State of Kansas
  • were in a foster care placement and in the custody of the State of Kansas when they attained the age of 18
  • adopted from foster care after 16th birthday
  • after having been in foster care, attained permanent order of Guardianship after the age of 16
  • in an out of home foster care placement for any length of time after their 15th birthday