The National Voice of Foster Parents

2019 Scholarship Application

The Helen Stone Memorial Scholarship is awarded to five current foster, adoptive, or kinship caregivers to provide assistance in attending the National Foster Parent Association's annual education conference. Each scholarship is worth $500 to be used for expenses in attending the 49th Annual Education Conference to be held in Anaheim, California on June 12, 2019, until June 15, 2019.

2019 Timeline

Application Open:

January 8, 2019

Submission Deadline:

April 12, 2019

Acceptance Notices:

April 19, 2019


  • Deadline to apply is April 12, 2019, and scholarships will be awarded by April 19, 2019.
  • The funds will be available to you after you have paid the registration fee and arrived at the conference.
  • You must be a member of the NFPA to apply for this scholarship.  If you are not a member, you can click here to join now, then return to complete this application.
  • NFPA board members and their family members are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • You will need your NFPA member ID.  To find your member ID, log in to the NFPA website and you will see your Member ID listed as a 7 or 8 digit number.
  • You must be registered as an attendee for the 2019 Annual Education Conference prior to submitted your application.  If you are not registered, please register here first.
  • Incomplete applications will be disqualified


The National Foster Parent Association is a champion for the thousands of families that open their hearts and their homes to the over 400,000 children in out-of-home placement in the US. The NFPA believes in the importance of family-based care for foster children and that every child deserves support and a permanent family.

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