AFCC Scholarship Application

Thanks to the support of AFCC members who contributed to the scholarship fund, scholarships are available for the AFCC 56th Annual Conference, The Future of Family Justice: International Innovations, May 29-June 1, 2019, at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto, Canada

Scholarships cover the cost for the following:
  • pre-conference institute
  • conference registration
  • attendee meals (welcome reception, luncheon, and annual banquet)
  • networking functions
  • certificate of attendance
**Scholarship recipients are responsible for any additional costs associated with travel, lodging, meals and/or other expenses.

A limited number of scholarships include a stipend to help recipients offset the cost of travel and accommodations. Preference for scholarships with stipends is given to applicants with higher travel costs, international applicants, and those who demonstrate financial need.

Preference for scholarships is given to AFCC members. Membership status will be verified on March 1, 2019. Click here to join AFCC.

Due to the number of applications received in past years, those who have received a scholarship in the last five years are not eligible.

The application deadline is March 1, 2019. Recipients will be notified in mid-to-late March.

Click here for complete guidelines and criteria. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

You may find it helpful to compose your responses to the short answer questions in a word processing program and then paste them into the submission form. Here are the questions for which you may want to prepare answers or look up information for before beginning the application:

    • Will you receive any funding support from your employer or other source outside AFCC?

    • What is your current earned income?

    • How many people are financially dependent on you? Do not include yourself.

    • What is your total household income?

    • How would your attendance at this conference forward the mission of AFCC? The AFCC mission statement can be found here. (Please limit to 150 words.)

    • AFCC strives for diversity among colleagues, professions and services. Our collective differences enhance the work of AFCC by providing many different perspectives. Diversity includes, but it is not limited to: age, gender, ethnicity, geographic region, disability, culture, religion and sexual orientation. How would you bring diversity to the association? (Please limit your response to 150 words.)

    • Describe how your participation at this AFCC Conference will impact your community. (Please limit your response to 150 words.)

    • Are there are any additional circumstances the AFCC Scholarship Committee should consider? (Please limit your response to 150 words.)

  • Provide contact information (name, address, email, and phone) for a professional reference from your community.