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Family Scholarships to CWD's Focus on Technology Crystal City Conference

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The Diabetes Scholars Foundation will provide financial assistance for families from the United States to attend the Children with Diabetes Focus on Technology Conference from February 1-3,2013 in Crystal City Virginia. The conference is a gathering of world-renowned clinicians, researchers, physicians, adults, children and families with diabetes. It offers many opportunities to gather information on the latest in diabetes care.

Family scholarships cover the cost of conference registration, hotel stay, and limited meals at the conference for up to a family of four. Families must provide their own transportation to the conference.

What is Covered?

Each scholarship will cover the following expenses (for a family of up to 4 people):

  • Conference registration, which includes educational sessions, activities, and unlimited access to vendor exhibits
  • Meals during the conference, including breakfast, lunch and snacks on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday
  • One guest room (for up to four guests) for two nights
  • CWD conference t-shirt
  • What is Not Covered?

    The following items will not be covered under the scholarship:

  • Transportation to and from the conference
  • Meals not outlined above
  • Incidental charges (i.e., phone, room service, etc) incurred during the stay (each family will be required to provide the hotel a credit card for any incidental charges)
  • Expenses for extended family members and/or friends
  • Who is Eligible?

    The Foundation seeks to award conference scholarships to families from the United States with at least one child who has Type 1 diabetes, age infant to 18.

    Eligible families must complete a typed application (not handwritten), postmarked by Decemeber 15, 2012. Applications will be evaluated based on the individual family's:

  • Interest in better caring for their child with diabetes
  • Enthusiasm for sharing their diabetes knowledge with others in their community
  • Track record of involvement in diabetes education outreach
  • Financial need
  • Each family must have at least one child (age infant to 18 years old) who has type 1 diabetes.
  • The Foundation reserves the right to award additional scholarships, after the deadline and notification dates, if funds become available.

    Questions about the application or the application process may be emailed to scholarships@diabetesscholars.org.

    Please do not contact Children with Diabetes with questions. The scholarship program is administered by the Diabetes Scholars Foundation, which is a separate non-profit organization.


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