Adoption Scholars' Travel Grant
To encourage the exchange of information between adoption researchers, adoption practitioners, and other members of the adoption community the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute will fund scholars new to the field of adoption research to present at national adoption conferences.
The Adoption Institute will reimburse up to $800.00 of travel related expenses to selected scholars whose research is accepted for presentation at the following 2000 national adoption conferences.* (For information about submitting proposals to the individual conferences go to the conference deadlines page.)
American Adoption Congress
April 13-16, 2000, Nashville, TN
North American Council on Adoptable Children
July 27-July 30, 2000, Baltimore, MD
Child Welfare League of America National Adoption Conference
December 2000, Tentatively scheduled for Northern California
Submit a completed application form and a copy of the letter of acceptance from the individual conference to the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute. The applications will be reviewed by a subcommittee of the Institute's Practice and Research Advisory Committee. The application deadline is February 1, 2000 for conferences held in the first half of the year (March-July) and June 1, 2000 for conferences held between August and February.