SWOHF is pleased to offer scholarship opportunities for travel to our national organization conferences. These scholarships are awarded by the SWOHF Board after review of all applications received. The scholarships are open to individuals in our community diagnosed with a bleeding disorder who live in the Greater Dayton area and are treated at Dayton Children's HTC or Dayton area hematologist. The scholarship is for.one individual affected by a bleeding disorder and one immediate family member only.
This scholarship award is intended to solely cover:
• Registration to the 2020 HFA Symposium or 2020 NHF Annual Bleeding Disorders Conference
• Travel to Baltimore for HFA or Atlanta for NHF
• Hotel Accommodations
If granted this scholarship, the award is solely for direct expenses and, for HFA Symposium, an application must be completed requesting HFA hotel scholarship if possible. Travel expenses and hotel will be paid directly by SWOHF.
Before you apply, please be aware that there will be other costs to attend; for example: meals, taxi/shuttle, baggage, and other miscellaneous expenses. SWOHF is not responsible for any additional expenses of the trip.
HFA Symposium in Baltimore, Maryland on April 23 to 26, 2020
HFA’s Symposium is an annual community-centered educational event that draws hundreds of members from the bleeding disorders community together to share information, learn new advancements and build a network of support! For more information on this HFA meeting, please visit their website: www.hemophiliafed.org and click on Programs, Events, Symposium.
Download the application (click form above), complete as directed and submit by January 8, 2020.
NHF Bleeding Disorders Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on August 6-8, 2020
The NHF conference is one of the largest yearly gatherings for the national bleeding disorder community. For more information on this meeting, please visit their website: www.hemophilia.org and click on Events/Educational Programs
MORE INFO AND APPLICATION WILL BE AVAILABLE IN MARCH/APRIL.
SWOHF is excited to have the opportunity to offer these scholarships and we are confident that the family selected to attend will come back with greater knowledge and enhanced empowerment!