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2019 CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


Meals on Wheels America Members are eligible to apply for one scholarship per organization per opportunity. However, consideration will be made to ensure that funds are distributed widely, giving as many programs the opportunity to send a staff person to the 2019 Conference as possible.

The application period closed on Friday, May 17, 2019. Results will be communicated by mid-June.

If you have any questions regarding any scholarship opportunity, please contact grants@mealsonwheelsamerica.org.
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SUBARU OF AMERICA NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

For Meals on Wheels America Member programs that have the inability to attend due to financial constraints

Thanks to support from Subaru of America, Meals on Wheels America is pleased to provide need-based scholarships of $1,000 each to assist Members in attending the 2019 Meals on Wheels Annual Conference and Expo this August 27-29, 2019, in Dallas, TX. Scholarship funding can be applied toward the cost of full Conference registration, Pre-Conference event registration, hotel and/or travel.
 
All active Meals on Wheels America Member programs are eligible to apply for one Subaru of America scholarship to send a staff person or board member to the 2019 Conference. Scholarship applications will be judged based on financial need and what could be gained by attending. Applicants will be asked to describe their financial or organizational hardships and outline how this year’s Conference focus areas could help overcome these challenges. You can preview the application here.
 
NOTE: Each Member program is eligible to receive one scholarship and therefore only one application will be reviewed. Before submitting an application, please confer with your staff on who will be submitting the application for your organization. 
 
The application period is now closed. Results will be communicated by mid-June.

PAYMENT INFORMATION

Scholarship award recipients will be required to register and pay Conference Full Registration fees. We strongly encourage that recipients register prior to the July 3, 2019 Early Bird deadline to secure the lowest possible rate. A check for the full amount of the scholarship will be mailed to the Member program following the Conference and should be received by the end of September.


   
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THE HOME DEPOT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

For Meals on Wheels America Member programs that have a focus on improving the safety of their clients

Thanks to support from The Home Depot Foundation, Meals on Wheels America is pleased to provide scholarships of $1,000 each to assist Members in attending the 2019 Meals on Wheels Annual Conference and Expo this August 27-29, 2019, in Dallas, TX. Scholarship funding can be applied toward the cost of full Conference registration, Pre-Conference event registration, hotel and/or travel. The Home Depot Foundation and Meals on Wheels America partner in efforts around in-home safety, so scholarships will be granted to organizations who offer, or have a focus on improving, the safety of their homebound clients through fall prevention, safety checks, in-home assessments and/or home modification/repair. The purpose of this scholarship is to create the opportunity to support the continued learning and innovation around safety programs within our network.
 
All active Meals on Wheels America Member programs are eligible to apply for one Home Depot Foundation scholarship to send a staff person or board member to the 2019 Conference. Scholarship applications will be judged on what could be gained by attending and the programs’ current and future work in safety for older adults as part of their service delivery model. Applicants will be asked to describe their current and future work in in-home safety and outline how attending this year’s Conference will support their future works. You can preview the application here.

If selected for a scholarship, recipients will be required to attend Home Depot Foundation-related sessions and events during the Conference. 

NOTE: Each Member program is eligible to receive one scholarship and therefore only one application will be reviewed. Before submitting an application, please confer with your staff on who will be submitting the application for your organization. 
 
The application period is now closed. Results will be communicated by mid-June. 

PAYMENT INFORMATION

Scholarship award recipients will be required to register and pay Conference Full Registration fees. We strongly encourage that recipients register prior to the July 3, 2019 Early Bird deadline to secure the lowest possible rate. A check for the full amount of the scholarship will be mailed to the Member program following the Conference and should be received by the end of September.


 
PetSmart Charities

PETSMART CHARITIES SCHOLARSHIPS

For Meals on Wheels America Member programs that currently offer, or have a focus on establishing, the services provided to pets of their clients

Thanks to the generosity of PetSmart Charities, Meals on Wheels America is pleased to provide scholarships of $1,000 each to assist Members in attending the 2019 Meals on Wheels Annual Conference and Expo. Scholarship funding can be applied toward the cost of full Conference registration, Pre-Conference event registration, hotel and/or travel. Given the support of PetSmart Charities to Meals on Wheels America’s efforts around the human-animal bond, scholarships will be given to organizations that currently offer, or have a focus on establishing, the services provided to pets of their Meals on Wheels clients. The purpose of this scholarship is to create the opportunity to support the continued learning and innovation around pet initiatives within our network.

All active Meals on Wheels America Member programs are eligible to apply for one PetSmart Charities scholarship to send a staff person or board member to the 2019 Conference. Scholarship applications will be judged on what could be gained by attending and the programs’ current and future work in pet-related services for older adults as part of their holistic service delivery model. Applicants will be asked to describe their current and future work in pet care and outline how attending this year’s Conference will support their future works. You can preview the application here.

If selected for a scholarship, recipients will be required to attend PetSmart Charities-related sessions and events during the Conference. 

NOTE: Each Member program is eligible to receive one scholarship and therefore only one application will be reviewed. Before submitting an application, please confer with your staff on who will be submitting the application for your organization. 
 
The application period is now closed. Results will be communicated by mid-June. 

PAYMENT INFORMATION

Scholarship award recipients will be required to register and pay Conference Full Registration fees. We strongly encourage that recipients register prior to the July 3, 2019 Early Bird deadline to secure the lowest possible rate. A check for the full amount of the scholarship will be mailed to the Member program following the Conference and should be received by the end of September.

SPONSORS


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  • Aetna
  • Mutual of America
  • PetSmart Charities
  • Subaru of America
  • The Home Depot Foundation
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  • TrueSense Marketing
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  • Accessible Solutions
  • Meals on Wheels Fundraising Co-Op