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Travel Scholarships


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 individual affected by a bleeding disorder and one immediate family member only.

This scholarship award is intended to solely cover:

 • Registration to the HFA Symposium or NHF Annual Bleeding Disorders Conference

 • Airline Reservations 

 • Hotel Accommodations

If granted this scholarship, the award is solely for direct expenses: 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

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!

NHF Bleeding Disorders Conference 2022: AUGUST 25-27,2022  Houston, Texas

Click here for more information from NHF's website.

You’re invited to attend the 74th Annual Bleeding Disorders Conference in Houston this August! From August 25-27, you’ll be able to reconnect with the community for three days of learning and fun! With dozens of educational sessions, workshops, poster presentations, networking opportunities, and exhibits, there’s something for the whole family! Click here to view the Program at a Glance. The in-person conference also features a virtual platform for consumers and chapter members who are unable to travel to Texas. 

This year at BDC, consumers will be able to access a variety of sessions on relevant and important topics, such as mental health and self-care. With this everchanging world, #NHF2022 is your chance to reconnect with your community and learn and share experiences together. Plus, you’ll be able to hear from physicians on all topics that will help make your day-to-day life with an inheritable blood or bleeding disorder more manageable.

With three full days of educational sessions, workshops, industry symposia, and networking and social events – totaling over 90 hours of programming – as well as an expansive Exhibit Hall with poster presentations, exhibit booths and presentation theatres, BDC 2022 promises to be an altogether rich and comprehensive learning experience for both in‐person and online attendees that you won’t want to miss!

SAVE THE DATES for NHF Conference 2023:  August 17-19, 2023. More info when available


HFA Symposium 2022: APRIL 20-23,2022  San Antonio Texas 

Shine those boots and saddle up; we’re heading to San Antonio for what is shaping up to be our biggest and best Symposium yet. Mark your calendars April 20-23, 2022, and plan to join HFA members in the heart of Texas for our first in-person Symposium since 2019. Check out their website for more info

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: and click on Programs, Events, Symposium.

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