Shining Star Scholarship for the Adoption of Children with Special Needs

Since 2002, Adoption STAR has provided prospective adoptive parents with scholarships to adopt children with disabilities, who we fondly refer to as our Shining Stars.

Scholarship Criteria:

Adoption STAR will award adoption scholarships to clients according to the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be committed to the adoption of a child with cognitive and physical disabilities.
  • Must be clients of Adoption STAR and have a completed and approved adoption home study for the adoption of a child or children with special needs.
  • Scholarships will be awarded at time of match taking into consideration the needs of the child.
  • cholarship awards will be applied towards the agency’s placement fee. If an adoption does not take place for any reason (including, but not limited to, a family withdrawal), the scholarship funds will be forfeited and awarded to another qualified candidate.
  • Deadline: Ongoing

How to Apply:

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

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