Resources and Support

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Mission, Vision, and Values


The Wright State University Independent Scholars Network exists to provide resources and services which enhance the academic and social-cultural experiences of a student who emancipates from foster care into higher education.


Wright State University will be known as a national model for transforming the lives of Independent Scholars as they prepare to participate in and engage with diverse and global communities around the world.


  • We value students and will carefully identify services and support to match individual needs.
  • We value achievement and recognize that students are unique and will rise to meet and exceed standards of excellence on an individual basis.
  • We value engaging students at every level of their higher education academic experience.

Make a Gift

The Independent Scholars Network relies on the support of the community to improve the outcomes of youth who have been impacted by foster care. To make a secure gift online, click the button below and give to one or both of the following options: