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Scholarships are available for DCS Adoptive Parents, DCS Licensed Resource Parents and DCS Relative Placement only. 

You may apply by filling out the form below. All applications will be processed as first come first served basis.

Please carefully read the following before filling out the form:

  • Children are not allowed to attend the conference.
  • If awarded, the scholarship only covers the cost of registration. Each form covers one (1)person (i.e. married couples cannot apply for both on one application). Lodging and travel are the initial expense of the participant and may be reimbursable per DCS policy. Please refer to DCS travel and lodging policies to determine individual eligibility for reimbursement. Any further questions regarding travel/lodging should be directed to your Foster Care Specialist/Relative Support Specialist and/or Adoption Liaison.
  • Completion of the scholarship form is not considered to be “officially” registered for the conference. You will be notified by Arlene Jones-Joiner of the decision by email. Please allow for 5 – 7 days for a notification. Please note that no applications will be accepted after August 2, 2019 and registration closes on August 2, 2019.
  • Please follow this link UPON APPROVAL of the scholarship, to register for the conference. Select the Scholarship Recipient as the registrant type. Each person must register themselves individually (i.e. Mr. and Mrs. will only register one person not both).