The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation has a limited amount of funds available for full and partial symposium scholarships. These scholarships are limited to members who are affected individuals, LHON affected individuals, and their immediate family members.
You must be an affected adult and/or have an affected loved one to qualify for a scholarship. If you have received assistance in the past three years (2016, 2017, 2018), you may not be eligible for assistance this year.
Prior to applying for a UMDF symposium scholarship, please exhaust all other potential resources for financial support. Please check with state and local resources for assistance in subsidizing attendance costs before submitting your application. See Symposium Fundraising Page for more information.
Also check out the UMDF Resource Guide for more information.
If you have questions, please contact email@example.com or call 888-317-8633.
Scholarship forms will be available soon. Check back in January!