Youth who attend Make It Happen! are twice as likely to enroll in college
There are approximately 30 more slots left for foster youth at the annual Make It Happen! event.
Make It Happen! is a four night three day college campus experience which foster care youth can attend fully paid. This year it is being held at Pacific Lutheran University on July 6-9 and incoming high school senior and college freshman are eligible to apply.
Who is Eligible?
Youth in Care currently in 11th or 12th grade.
What is Make It Happen?
Make it Happen! is a FREE summer program for Washington State foster youth, currently in 11th or 12th grade, interested in learning about college. Youth will experience college life by attending workshops, participating in fun activities, and living in the dorms for four days and three nights. Transportation to and from Make It Happen will be provided.
Where is Make It Happen?
Pacific Lutheran University
When is Make It Happen?
July 6 - 9, 2011
(Wednesday - Saturday)
How can youth register?
The program web site can be found here: www.collegesuccessfoundation.org/makeithappen
The program application is here: www.collegesuccessfoundation.org/document.doc?id=280
Priority deadline is June 15th (or until slots are filled).
Youth can complete the application with their guardian and/or social worker and email, mail, or fax back to Denise Wright at College Success Foundation:
Make It Happen! College Success Foundation
1605 NW Sammamish Road, Suite 200
Issaquah, WA 98027