HLAS National Convention Scholarship Award
The Hearing Loss Association of Sarasota announces the first annual HLAS National Convention Scholarship Award. The Scholarship will be awarded to an individual who demonstrates in writing (by completion of the application process) a sincere educational interest in and commitment to sharing the mission of the Hearing Loss Association with others affected by hearing loss. The Selection Committee will give priority consideration to an applicant who meets all the criteria as set forth in the application process AND who cannot afford to attend the HLAA convention without the assistance of this scholarship.
SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION: The scholarship will entitle the winner to a registration to the Hearing Loss Association of America convention in Portland, OR from June 27-‐30, 2013. The scholarship will also include a room at the convention hotel for three nights and round trip airfare or automobile travel expense between Florida and Portland, OR. The maximum value of the scholarship is $1,000.00. The winner is responsible for making all travel, hotel and convention registration arrangements. The winner is expected to attend the entire convention, which runs from early Thursday morning through Saturday. There are also some activities which take place on Wed afternoon and Sunday morning, but these are not mandatory. It is advisable to reach the convention site by Wed evening as workshop activities begin early Thursday morning. Additional details are contained in the application document attached. Please read all sections carefully.
ELIGIBILITY: The applicant must be a current and active member in good standing of the Hearing Loss Association of Sarasota chapter. This award is for a first-‐time attendee at a national HLAA convention. Attendees of previous conventions need not apply.
The deadline for receipt by HLAS of the completed application is March 14, 2013. For an application form, click here. For more information, please contact Joan Haber, Scholarship Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 941-‐ 921-‐9197.