Symposium Scholarships for Patient/Family Meeting

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. UPDATED POLICY – If you have received a scholarship within the past three years (2017, 2018, 2019), you may not be eligible for TRAVEL/HOTEL assistance this year BUT you could qualify for REGISTRATION FEE assistance.

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.   Click here to see Fundraising Tips!  UMDF is a NORD member — NORD recently created a program that supports conference travel (Click here for more information).

If you have questions, please contact or call 888-317-8633.

Click here to download a scholarship application form.

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