The third annual patient conference of
the American Headache and Migraine Association will be held in
Washington, D.C., on Sunday, June 21 from 8:00
a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
More information about the conference
and a link to the registration page can be found on our conference page.
The AHMA realizes that attending this
conference is not financially within reach of all of our
members. We have, therefore, pulled together the funding to
offer a limited number travel scholarships of up to $500 each to help cover
transportation, conference hotel, and meals.
About the scholarships:
Scholarship recipients must be at
There are people who absolutely
cannot attend without financial assistance. Please do not
apply for a scholarship if it is possible for you to attend
without this assistance.
Each scholarship is intended for
one patient. It does not include a companion.
Scholarships can be applied to
hotel costs for the night before the conference and the
night of the conference only.
Scholarship recipients are expected
to travel to and from the conference by the least expensive
mode of travel.
All scholarship recipients will be
write 500 to 1,000 words about
their conference experience, to be published on
complete a W-9 form. Recipients
will receive a 1099 form for tax purposes.
keep and submit copies receipts for
travel, conference hotel, and meals.
submit copies of receipts along
with any unused portion of the scholarship funding.
you want to apply for one of the travel scholarships, please
below. All parts of the form are mandatory.
Please note: The conference is a benefit of AHMA membership;
therefore, you must be a member of AHMA
to apply for these
If you aren't an AHMA member, join
deadline for scholarship applications is Tuesday, March 31,
Finalist scholarship candidates will be interviewed by
phone the first part of April, and scholarships will be awarded
the middle of April.
you apply: Research and determine how much it would cost for you
to attend the conference, and be sure that you would be able to
attend if you receive one of the scholarships.