HDSA Annual Convention Scholarship 2023: Louisiana Residents

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America will be hosting the 38th Annual HDSA Convention in New Orleans on June 1-3, 2023.  To help local families participate, we are pleased to announce the creation of a financial aid scholarship for individuals and/or families living in Louisiana who wish to attend the Annual Convention. We are accepting applications through Wednesday, March 15, 2023.  Applicants will be notified no later than March 31, 2023 as to whether they have been awarded a scholarship.

Scholarship Availability & Application

  • The intent of this scholarship is to help families and individuals who live in the state of Louisiana to attend the 38th Annual HDSA Convention.

  • The scholarship is open to any family member or caregiver who is affected by Huntington’s disease. There are no restrictions regarding prior Convention attendance.
  • Applicants must be 18 years or older as of January 1, 2023.

What does the Scholarship cover?

A Full Scholarship: A full scholarship recipient will receive funding to cover hotel accommodations at the Sheraton New Orleans and Convention registration, which includes your ticket to the Convention Gala on Saturday.

A Partial Scholarship: Any person may also request a partial scholarship if they are able to pay for some portion of their costs and only require partial assistance.

Application Deadline: Applications must be received no later than, March 15, 2023. 

 

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Sections 1 through 7

1. Previous attendance at an Annual HDSA Convention: *
2. I have attended local: *
3. Are you active in any local HDSA Chapter/Affiliate and/or Support Group? *
5. Type of Financial Help Needed: This section will help us to better understand the financial support you’ll need to attend the HDSA Annual Convention. As a scholarship winner, I’ll need help with (check what you will need help with): *
If you selected Partial Scholarship, which item do you need assistance with? As a scholarship winner, I’ll need help with (check what you will need help with): *
6. Financial Need: The total 2022 Gross Annual Income for your household was: *
7. Release of Liability: I hereby accept full responsibility for the safety and care of myself and the family members traveling with me should I be awarded an HDSA Annual Convention Scholarship. I and my family members traveling with me are able to travel on our own and attend the HDSA Annual Convention in New Orleans, LA without aid or supervision. *
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