Criteria for Annual Conference Scholarship

  • Applications must be received by April 30, 2020.
  • You must be a current BIANYS member to apply. If you are not a member, please purchase a membership. If you need assistance paying the membership fees, contact us at 518-459-7911.
  • First time applicants will receive priority over applicants who have received scholarships in the past.
  • Funding for scholarships is very limited – please apply only if you are experiencing severe financial need.

Expenses Covered by the Scholarship Program

  • Annual Conference registration for both June 10 & 11, 2020.
  • Meals are already included with the conference package. Additional meals are not reimbursed.
  • Conference registration and meals for a personal aide (if required).
  • Qualified recipients may receive a stipend of up to $100 to offset hotel or transportation expenses. Applicants must live more than 50 miles away from the conference location to qualify for travel/hotel stipend.

Please fill out the Scholarship Application below or download and print out an application.

No information will be given out by telephone regarding the outcome of scholarship decisions. Letters announcing scholarship approval or denial will be sent in early May 2020.

Travel and lodging are the responsibility of the conference attendees. Please note that the amount of the scholarship reimbursement available may not cover all of your conference expenses. Please contact Saratoga Springs Holiday Inn 1-800-465-4329 to reserve your room directly. Tell them that you are attending the Brain Injury Association Conference to receive a reduced room rate (hotel code is IJ5).

Annual Conference Scholarship Application

    To be eligible for a travel stipend, you must live more than 50 miles from Saratoga Springs.
  • All other meals will be buffet-style.