The Student Assistance Fund is to assist students from ages 6-22 with school fees (sports, cheerleading, clubs, books, etc.), college tours (juniors and senior students only), dental work or glasses.
We can provide assistance up to $50 per academic school year, per registered and active SLYC student. An Inactive/non-SLYC student may be able to receive assistance up to $25, per academic school year if funds are available.
An active SLYC student is one who attends and participate in our classes/events via in-person or online 70% of the time (15 classes/events per year). If online, the student must have camera on and participating, enter their name and contact information in the chat box.
Young adults who are in vocational school or college must submit the request for assistance on their own.
To request assistance, you must submit the following information to:
Please note that the approval for the assistance request could take 3 weeks and will be made to the school or vendor on behalf of the student.
College students requesting assistance must also provide a copy of:
Requirements and eligibility is subject to change.
**College students who received the Next Chapter Award for an academic year, will not be eligible to receive any additional assistance until the next academic school year!
Speak Life to Youth and Children-SLYC International’s Next Chapter Award application will open on May 1, 2024. The Next Chapter Award (through our Student Assistance Program) is awarded to high school graduating seniors of each academic year, who have been registered to be a part of SLYC for at least 6 months.
The registered student will be eligible to receive an one time award for up to $250 (depending on funding) for their continued education at an accredited vocational/technical school, college or university. If awarded, you and/or the student will be notified by June 30, 2024 and receive funds by August 1, 2024.
To apply, the student must submit a Next Chapter Award application by using the link below. The deadline for submission is 11:59 pm on May 30, 2024.
**College students who received a Next Chapter Award for an academic year, will not be eligible to receive any additional assistance until the next academic school year!
Requirements and eligibility are subject to change.
Christopher Powell, one of the two recipients of our 2021 “Next Chapter Award”.
Antoine Matthews, our 2nd recipient of the 2021 “Next Chapter Award“.
Christopher Powell, one of the two recipients of our 2021 “Next Chapter Award” with his mother, Tandra Hudson.
Our 2nd “Next Chapter Award“ recipient, Antoine Matthews and his mother, Catherine Brannon.