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2023 Virtual Conference Medical Scholarship Application

Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: Research & Clinical Advances 2023


If you DO NOT meet the below requirements, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship Information for Conference

Who is eligible to apply
US residents only are eligible to apply.

Categories:  Medical student; resident; post-doctoral candidate; fellow;  nurse practitioner candidate; doctor or nurse practitioner new to practice, i.e., less than 5 years experience; veterinarian with equivalent status to the aforementioned; physician assistant;  representative from a public health department. 

What is the scholarship for
To enable participation in the LDA/Columbia CME Conference  “Lyme Disease Association’s 22nd annual  Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases Scientific Conference”  (October 13,14, 2023, Virtual)

Why is this scholarship being provided
Our goal is to disseminate knowledge to the above eligible categories so they can learn from leading scientists and clinicians about the progress in Lyme & tick-borne diseases. Such knowledge stimulates novel research ideas, forges collaborations, and enhances clinical care.

Deadline
LDA must receive the application from you by Sept. 25, 2023 to be considered for a scholarship. Applicants will be considered on a first come first serve basis until the funds are depleted. Accepted applicants MUST register for the conference by September 30, 2023 or their scholarship acceptance will be withdrawn.

How will the scholarships be awarded
Scholarships will be awarded at the sole discretion of the Lyme Disease Association, Inc. (LDA). If the information you provided is found subsequently to be untrue, you will be required to reimburse the LDA for the full cost of the scholarship award.

How will the scholarship be administered
The LDA will notify you of its decision.  If you are accepted, detailed instructions will be sent to you.  Reimbursement policies will be sent to you at the time of acceptance.

If you are notified that you are approved for the scholarship, you must register and incur the registration fee yourself upfront. Accepted applicants MUST register for the conference by September 30, 2023 or their scholarship acceptance will be withdrawn, and you will be unable to attend.

After the conference, if you attended, LDA will reimburse you for your fee.

After the conference, scholarship recipients who attended will need to submit an LDA reimbursement form along with conference registration email receipt they received, to be reimbursed for non-CME or CME conference registration fee.  If you only attend partial conference, you will receive a percent of maximum reimbursement amount.


How to Apply
Submit the following documentation to certify your eligibility for this scholarship:

  1. Verify identity:
    • ID or Business Card from your employing Institution/Practice/Health Dept. that includes your name OR
    • Letter on institution/practice/health dept. stationary signed by the department chair, dean, faculty mentor/member who knows you the best, doctor or director and his/her contact information.
  2. The online application form below and required document(s) you will upload must be received by Sept. 25, 2023 (12M ET). Questions email [email protected]

2023 Virtual Conference Medical Scholarship Application

Name(Required)
Address(Required)
Category Eligibility(Required)
Max. file size: 32 MB.
ID or Business Card from your employing Institution/Practice/Health Dept. that includes your name OR Letter on institution/practice/health dept. stationary signed by the department chair, dean, faculty mentor/member who knows you the best, doctor or director with his/her contact information.


 

2023 Scientific Conference Jointly Provided by
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This 2023 Scientific Conference is supported by independent educational grants from
 

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IGeneX, Inc.


 

THANK YOU!