National Conference Financial Aid

A financial aid fund is available for families to apply for financial assistance to attend FIRST National Conferences. The National Conference Financial Aid Fund will provide funds for registration and accommodations.

Funding is limited; all applications will be evaluated based on fund guidelines. Applications will be available November 1, 2017. Application deadline will be February 1, 2018. You may apply for both, however only one scholarship per applicant will be awarded.

Eligibility for Applicants:

  • Based upon availability of funds, priority will be given to applicants who clearly demonstrate a need for financial assistance based upon income and family circumstances. All applications will be strictly confidential. Each applicant must commit to volunteer at the conference for 2 hours and attend all conference workshops.

Disbursement of Funds:

  • Based on the type of award, the recipients will be reimbursed at the conference, either on the last day or mailed to them immediately after the event. If awarded registration fees, the awarded fees will be waived when you submit your completed registration form.
  • The award recipients must bring receipts for reimbursement; no costs will be reimbursed without written proof.

Application:

  • The application to apply for Financial Aid to attend the 2018 National Conference will be available Nov. 1, 2017 and the deadline to submit applications will be February 1, 2018.
    Application can be mailed to:
    FIRST
    ATTN: National Conference Financial Aid Fund
    2616 N. Broad Street, Colmar, PA 18915

    Applications can also be faxed at 215-997-9403 or emailed to Lisa Breuning, lbreuning@firstskinfoundation.org.
  • Applications must be submitted with:
    1. Confirmation of hotel reservation
    2. Copy of most recent IRS Form 1040
  • Information provided will only be used for the FIRST National Conference and remain confidential.

Apply for Conference Financial Aid Scholarship

Announcing the Stephanie Turner National Conference Scholarship Award

In honor of our beloved friend Stephanie Turner, a beacon of hope and inspiration to all those in the ichthyosis community, a scholarship, sponsored by a generous and compassionate family in the FIRST community, will be awarded for $1,000. The scholarship may be used toward conference costs of travel, registration and hotel for one family or individual. More information about applying for the Stephanie Turner National Conference Scholarship will be available online this fall. This application will be available on November 1, 2017 and the deadline to submit applications will be February 1, 2018.
Application can be mailed to:
FIRST
ATTN: National Conference Financial Aid Fund
2616 N. Broad Street, Colmar, PA 18915
Applications can also be faxed at 215-997-9403 or emailed to Lisa Breuning, lbreuning@firstskinfoundation.org.

Apply for Stephanie Turner Scholarship

Conference dates and locations

Friday, June 29, 2018 7:00 am - Sunday, July 1, 2018 2:00 pm
Nashville Airport Marriott
600 Marriott Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

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