Travel Grant for National Meetings

Travel Grant for National Meetings

VHF is pleased to offer travel grants to attend national meetings. National meetings enable our community to come together and exchange information on a wide variety of topics, from the basics of diagnosis to the most relevant developments in treatment and technology. 

VHF’s Terry Lamb Enrichment Scholarship can be used for travel grants for national meetings. Award amounts may vary but are typically in the range of $250 – $500 per person (not to exceed $2,000 per family) and depend on the availability of travel scholarships offered by the national organization. Contact VHF at 804-740-8643 or if you have any questions. 

Meeting: National Bleeding Disorders Foundation (NBDF) Bleeding Disorders Conference (BDC)

NBDF’s BDC features educational sessions, industry symposia, networking and social events, and exhibits. A lineup of dynamic speakers who provide essential information and insights on the evolving landscape in this exciting new era of treatment for hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, and rare bleeding disorders. » Go here to learn more about NBDF BDC

Meeting Dates: September 12-14, 2024

Meeting Location: Atlanta, GA

VHF travel grant deadline: 2024 VHF travel grant deadline has passed

Meeting: National Bleeding Disorders Foundation (NBDF) Washington Days

NBDF’s Washington Days is an opportunity for people affected by inherited blood disorders to advocate for issues that are important to them. We are looking forward to gather together in person with hundreds of volunteer advocates from across the United States to meet with legislators and staff to discuss issues important to our community such as federal funding for bleeding disorder programs and supporting policies that increase affordability of coverage, and access to care.

VHF is pleased to offer travel grants to attend national meetings. » Go here to read more about the experience of one of our travel grant recipients.

Meeting Dates: March 5-7, 2025

Meeting Location: Washington DC

VHF travel grant deadline: TBD

How to Apply: Check back here in December 2024 for more information.

VHF travel grant eligibility: These scholarships were designed for individuals living with an inherited bleeding disorder and their immediate family and/or household members. Applicants must have participated in VHF activities and live in the territorial jurisdiction of VHF; which include the Commonwealth of Virginia, with exception of the following: The cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Herndon, Manassas, Manassas Park, and Vienna and the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudon, Prince William and Stafford

VHF travel grant guidelines: Scholarship recipients will be determined through a review process conducted by volunteers on the VHF Scholarship Committee. Scholarships are limited to funding availability and priority/special consideration is given to: First time applicants and those individuals not previously funded by VHF, Individuals diagnosed with an inherited bleeding disorder, Individuals who have volunteered and/or are an active participant of VHF, Those individuals who are clearly able to communicate a need and would benefit from participating in such a program, Applicant’s intention to make effective use of the program (write an article for the newsletter or speak about the experience at an upcoming VHF event).

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