Ciara’s Light Foundation is pleased to offer Travel Scholarships to the 2018 Dravet Syndrome Foundation Conference in Aurora, Colorado, July 19-22.

Scholarship funds are limited and are available on a first come basis.

Awards are available for:

Airline flight for 1 parent/caregiver (up to $400)


23 cents per mile for those driving (who do not require airfare) and reimbursement for tolls

What is not covered in the scholarship:

-Airport transfers
-Checked bags

If awarded an Airline travel scholarship, you will need to book your flight with cancellation insurance and submit your receipts at least 2 weeks prior to the conference. Scholarship reimbursement checks will be distributed when you arrive at the conference. In the event you need to cancel your trip, your scholarship will be forfeited, and you will need to contact the airline to make refund/credit arrangements.

Scholarship recipients are chosen at the discretion of Ciara’s Light Foundation Conference Scholarship Committee. You will be notified of the committee’s decision within one week of your application.
If you have any questions, please contact

    What type of scholarship are you applying for?

    Have you hosted a fundraising event or volunteered for DSF in the past?

    Have you attended a Dravet Syndrome conference previously

    Have you received funding from the DSF Scholarship Program sponsored by Greenwich Biosciences for the 2018 conference?

    Have you applied for and/or received local funding?

    Scholarships are first given out to cover transportation. If additional funds are available, would you like to apply for registration and/or hotel costs?

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