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The purpose of the scholarship committee is to advise the Board of Directors of the Texas Foster Family Association on the awarding of scholarships.

Committee Objective

Duties and responsibilities of the Scholarship Committee include:

  • Review all scholarship applications received by the Texas Foster Family Association
  • Issue written reports to the Board of Directors as required, recommending qualified candidates to receive scholarships
  • Advise the Board of Directors in establishing and modifying scholarship criteria and other elements of the scholarship program
  • Assume such other functions as deemed necessary by the Board of Directors


The Committee will meet at least twice a year and may conduct additional meetings as necessary. The Committee Chair shall give reasonable notice to all Committee members of the place, day, time and purpose or purposes for any Committee meeting. Meetings may be conducted in person or by conference call.

Shawn Johnson, Chair