Ford ReStart Program

For adults 25 years and older

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Applications are now closed for the 2019-2020 academic year


The Ford ReStart Program is need-based and is for adults with considerable years of employment ahead. Each year, up to 46 Ford ReStart Scholars are selected.

Scholarship amount: Covers 90% of unmet college costs not covered by outside resources  

Who qualifies?

  • Residents of Oregon or Siskiyou County, Calif.
  • Adults 25 years or older 
  • Students no more than halfway through their degree program
  • Students seeking an associate or bachelor’s degree.  
  • Students who plan to enroll full time in their state of residence (Oregon or California)

What is the scholarship?

  • Supports students who have significant financial barriers to college
  • Award amount is calculated on college cost of attendance (tuition, fees, room and board, personal costs, etc.), minus other grants and scholarships
  • Non-financial support including academic, emotional and professional guidance and leadership development
  • Renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study

How to Apply

For complete eligibility and selection criteria: Download the Ford ReStart Handout PDF 

Ford ReStart Program


The Ford Family Foundation Scholarship Office
44 Club Road, Suite 100 | Eugene, OR 97401
Toll Free: (877) 864-2872 | Local: (541) 485-6211
Fax: (541) 485-6223

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