2018 Scholarship Application

to National Down Syndrome Congress Convention
to be held July 12-15, 2018 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Dallas Texas

Must be Postmarked by January 31, 2018

Scholarships to the 2018 National Down Syndrome Congress Convention, awarded from Graceland Farms Foundation will cover: 

Round trip airline flight, nightly room and tax charges at conference hotel, meal plan (if available), Banquet, NDSC membership, pre conference educator workshop fees and conference fees with a total not to exceed $ 2,000.00 per scholarship 

The National Down Syndrome Congress Convention for 2018 is in Dallas Texas July 12-15, 2018 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel.  Each year thousands of people from around the world attend the convention to learn the latest information from experts in the field.  They include parents, self advocates, siblings, volunteers and community members involved with the care and integration of individuals with down syndrome.  There is something available for everyone.  The Pre-conference Educator Workshop portion of the conference is on July 12 beginning at  8 a.m. it includes CEU’s, handouts and often lunch depending on completion time (normally around 3:15 pm). The interactive workshop will engage participants in identifying and implementing strategies applicable to the classroom.  It is practical in nature and will equip participants with ideas, solutions and tools to implement in your schools. For more information on the conference go to:  http://www.ndsccenter.org/planning-your-trip/

To apply for the Graceland Farms Foundation NDSC Convention Scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Live and work in the state of Michigan.

  2. Be employed at a Michiganschool district working with school aged children in Ottawa, Kent or Muskegon Counties. 

  3. Have an interest in classroom and community inclusion of children and adults with developmental disabilities.

After your form has been completed you may be asked to attend a personal interview.  

Print out the form
 
Please complete the form and mail to:
Graceland Farms Foundation 
11395 Brielle Lane
Nunica MI 49448

 The scholarships awarded will cover: Round trip airline flights, nightly room and tax charges at conference hotel, meal plan (if available from the conference), Banquet, NDSC membership, pre conference educator workshop fees and conference fees with a total not to exceed $ 2,000.00 per scholarship - your arrangements will be made by Graceland Farms Foundation.

Deadline for the 2018 NDSC Conference Scholarship all applications

MUST BE POST MARKED BY; JANUARY 31, 2018