Best College Scholarships For Adopted Children

These are College Scholarships for Adopted Children. A number of organisations provide scholarships to adopted children attend college.  The scholarships are available to adopted children who are studying as graduates, undergraduate, high school seniors or graduating high school seniors.

The scholarships ranges from $1000 to more than $25,000.

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships

Up to $20,000 per year, for one to two years.

Course: all courses
Eligibility: All students must not be more than 30 years
Deadline: November 1st     Award: $25,000
Apply Now: scholarship website 


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The DCF Adopted Child Tuition Waiver and Fee Assistance Program

Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Course: Multiple courses    Award: Full tuition
Eligibility: Be a U.S. Citizen or non-U.S citizen
Deadline: varies

Apply Now: scholarship link

The Daniel A. Terry Scholarship

Sponsor: The California Fire Foundation
Course: High school diploma
Award: $2,000  Deadline: Varies
Eligibility: Be under 27 years of age
Apply Now: scholarship link

Youth in Foster Care Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Albuquerque Community Foundation
Course: Degree courses   Award: $1,000
Eligibility: An undergraduate college student
Deadline: Varies
Apply Now: scholarship link

The TFFA Scholarship

Sponsor: Texas Foster Family Association (TFFA)
Course: Multiple courses   Award: Varies
Eligibility: first-time college student studying a Full time, part time
Deadline: May 31st every year
Apply Now: scholarship link


SAWE Scholarships

Sponsor: The Society of Allied Weight Engineers, Inc. (SAWE)
Course: Technical course of study, Undergraduate courses
Award: $1,000   Deadline: April 1st.
Eligibility: High school seniors or graduates
Apply Now: scholarship link

An SFM Foundation scholarship

Sponsor: The SFM Foundation
Course: College or university degree (bachelors or associates)
Award: $1,000 and $10,000  Deadline: March 31.
Eligibility: Must be the natural, step-child, adopted
Apply Now: scholarship link 

Adoption STAR Academic Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Adoption STAR
Course: Degree course   Deadline: May 15 annually.
Award: $500 – $1,500     Eligibility: College students
Apply Now: scholarship link 

Vermont Scholarships For Foster Care Youth

Sponsor: The Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC)
Course: Multiple courses   Deadline: Early in March
Award: $1,000 to $3,000 and $1,000 to $2,000
Eligibility: Be 21 years of age or younger
Apply Now: scholarship link