Adoption Exemption Program
To provide college financial assistance to students who once were in foster or other
residential care and have been adopted.
- Were in foster or other residential care,
- Were adopted, and
- Were the subject of an adoption assistance agreement under Subchapter D, Chapter 162,
Texas Family Code.
Available only for use at a Texas public college or university.
Tuition and fees for courses for which the college receives tax support.
Provide the Financial Aid Office written proof, from the Texas Department of Family
and Protective Services (TDFPS), of eligibility. To obtain a letter of eligibility
from TDFPS, contact a representative in one of the district offices:
General questions may be emailed to the Department of Family and Protective Services
or contact your adoption assistance case worker for additional information.
To read more about this program check out: Texas Education Code, 54.367
And the TDFPS website: Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
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