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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 NBDF 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!

Atlanta Georgia! NBDF Conference 2024

2024 NBDF Bleeding Disorders Conference will be held September 12-14, 2024 in Atlanta GA.

The National Bleeding Disorders Foundation (formally NHF)’s 76th Annual Bleeding Disorders Conference (BDC) will take place from September 12 to 14, 2024 in Atlanta, Georgia! We are excited to bring the bleeding disorders community together once again for three incredible days of educational sessions, valuable networking opportunities, and exciting exhibits at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta.  We look forward to welcoming y’all to Atlanta!

Click here to check out NBDF's website. 

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Discover the unique blend of culture, history, and adventure in Atlanta. From historical icons to famous soft drinks, there is an activity for every person in the family to enjoy. 

Find out what makes this city special by visiting these places only be found in Atlanta.

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights – A museum and cultural experience like no other, located in what is known as the home of the American Civil Rights Movement.  Location: Downtown Atlanta, six-minute walk from BDC’s venue.

Georgia Aquarium – Did you know that the nation’s largest aquarium is in Atlanta? Home to 500 species and more than 60 habitats, this is a can’t-miss experience for the whole family.  Location: Downtown Atlanta, 15-minute walk from BDC’s venue.


HFA Symposium 2024 - Thursday April 11 to Sunday April 14, 2024 in Indianapolis IN 

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.

The HFA team is bringing you the latest information on medicine and technology, mental health care, Spanish resources, access to financial resources, barriers to care, and so much more.  



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