The Student Assistance Fund is to assist students from ages 6-22 with school fees (sports, cheerleading, clubs, books, etc.), dental work or glasses.
We can provide assistance up to $50 per academic school year (September-May), per active SLYC student. An Inactive/non-SLYC student may be able to receive assistance up to $25, per academic school year (September-May), 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 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 as 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!
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.
Christopher Powell, one of the two recipients of our 2021 “Next Chapter Award” with his mother, Tandra Hudson and our founder.