2021 Advocate Scholarship Application

Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: Research for Cure

Who is eligible to apply–By Invitation Only

LDA has a limited number of scholarships to offer for the Lyme Disease Association (LDA)-Columbia University Lyme & Other TBD virtual conference on October 2, 2021.  You have been sent a link to this page because your name has been suggested to LDA as a possible scholarship recipient based on your Lyme disease education work and financial need.  You are not permitted to share this link with anyone else or you may lose your eligibility to be considered for a scholarship.

If you do not require financial assistance to attend, please do not apply for this opportunity, just go onto the website and register, as that opens up the scholarship monies for others in need. Thank you. 

What is the scholarship for

To enable participation in the LDA/Columbia CME Conference  “Lyme Disease Association’s 21st annual  Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases Scientific Conference”  (October 2,2021  Virtual)   

Why is this scholarship being provided

Our goal is to disseminate knowledge obtained from the conference to as many people as possible.  Such knowledge stimulates novel research ideas, forges collaborations, and enhances clinical care.


LDA must receive the application from you by Sept. 7, 2021 to be considered for a scholarship. Applicants will be considered on a first come first serve basis until the funds are depleted.

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 will be administered

The LDA will notify you of its decision.  If you are accepted, detailed instructions will be sent to you.  You will need to pay for registration and then will be reimbursed  for non-CME registration cost. Reimbursement policies will be sent to you at the time of acceptance.

Total of scholarship will only cover cost for non-CME registration for the virtual conference.

How to Apply

The online application form below must be received by Sept. 7, 2021 (12M ET). Questions email LDA@LymeDiseaseAssociation.org

2021 Virtual Conference Advocate Scholarship Application

  • e.g. Officer, trustee, Board of Director, member
  • Website, Facebook or twitter url's
  • Download the W-9 form here.
  • Max. file size: 32 MB.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from:

Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation


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