A scholarship is available to attend the HLAA National Convention 2016 which will be held in Washington DC, June 23-26, 2016 . Lodging is at the host hotel, Washington Hilton.
Deadline to apply is January 1, 2016. Don’t miss out!
SCHOLARSHIP: HLAA-MI will cover the early bird registration which includes the Friday night off-site event, banquet on Saturday evening, the Sunday Awards Breakfast, and lodging for 4 nights (single/double room). Attendee will be responsible for all additional expenses such as travel to Washington DC, other meals and any other expenses including cancellation fees.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPLICANTS:
- Must be a Hearing Loss Association of America dues paying member
- Must be hard of hearing
- Must live in Michigan
Priority consideration will be given to 1st time attendees
POST CONVENTION CONDITIONS: Following the convention, you must submit a written report to the HLAA-MI Board of Trustees on your convention experience by mid July 2016. You will also be expected to appear at the July or Oct 2016 HLAA-MI Board meeting to give a short (5 minutes) presentation on your experience.
Comment from a past scholarship recipient:
Lori – “By time I left the HLAA National Convention in St. Louis, I had a wealth of information to guide me as a co-leader of my chapter and advocate for people with hearing loss. I met so many new people and became life-long friends with many of them. “