The NYFC Nick’s Scholars Program is a working partnership between the private sector, foster care agencies, CUNY and Private Colleges in New York City designed to support our students most effectively. NYFC believes education provides a solid foundation for the path towards success and self-sufficiency. This comprehensive program provides wraparound support to current and former foster youth, enrolled at any CUNY or Private College in New York City. The Nick’s Scholars Program is designed to close the educational achievement gap of foster youth by providing essential financial, academic, and emotional support. The program helps students to improve their educational and personal outcomes.