Adoption STAR Academic Scholarship Program

Through its academic scholarship program, Adoption STAR recognizes college bound individuals who were adopted by providing academic scholarships.
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Scholarship Criteria

Adoption STAR will award two to six academic scholarships ($500 – $1,500) to college bound individuals according to the following criteria:

  • High school transcripts and/or other applicable test scores that reflect improvement and high achievement should be furnished with the application.
  • The applicant must have been adopted or in foster care and be known to have overcome adversity.
  • The applicant should demonstrate good character and high achievement despite obstacles or special challenges.
  • The applicant must have advanced education plans to a 4-year college.
  • The applicant should have demonstrated academic progress during their four years of high school.

Application Requirements

  • The applicant should possess good character, described by two letters of recommendation with at least one of the letters furnished by a teacher or guidance counselor.
  • High school transcripts and/or other applicable test scores that reflect improvement and high achievement should be uploaded with the application.
  • Deadline: May 15

How to Apply

  • Apply online
  • Your submission will be acknowledged with an E-Mail confirmation.
  • Questions? Email us.

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