Education and Training Voucher (ETV)

What is the ETV?

ETV is a DHS scholarship that awards up to  $5,000 per academic school year. It can be used to pay for things like:

  • Tuition
  • Books
  • Fees
  • Room and Board
  • Transportation
  • Supplies

Who is eligible for the ETV program?

  • Youth who entered a guardianship or adoption through DHS after the age of 16
  • Youth who left DHS custody on or after their 18th birthday
  • Youth who were in DHS custody for nine months or more between the ages of 16 and 18
  • Youth who were in custody of another state may be eligible if they meet the above requirements

Where can the ETV scholarship be used?

ETV can be used at 2 or 4 year colleges, universities,or technical schools.

How does a young person find out if they are eligible for the ETV?

Call YeS I Can! at 1-800-397-2945 or email


Complete the ETV application at: