Blavin Scholars

Blavin Graduates

The Blavin Scholarship and Program provides students who have experienced time in foster care with comprehensive support in navigating and maximizing their college experience as they pursue a bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan.

The Blavin Scholars Program is committed to the following mission:

  • Supporting Blavin Scholars in navigating and maximizing their experience at U-M
  • Developing a supportive network among Blavin Scholars and the larger campus 
  • Educating Blavin Scholars and the community to enhance their academic, professional and life skills
  • Creating purposeful transitions for Blavin Scholars that lead to success in college and career
  • Increasing college access, retention, and graduation among students who experienced foster care