GACI Global Family Conference 2021
Travel Scholarship

GACI Global is delighted to once again be able to offer travel scholarships to patients, parents, or caregivers affected by GACI/ARHR2, who would like to attend the 2021 Family Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, during the weekend of July 23 – 25, 2021.

A number of travel scholarships are available to help defray the cost of registration and accommodations.  Scholarships will be awarded to conference attendees who have financial hardship and will be based on a review of the scholarship application form.  The closing date for applications is XXXXX.

Scholarships are partial and include one family registration and two hotel nights accommodation in a family room at the conference rate at the Holiday Inn Inner Harbor, Baltimore.  A maximum rate of  US$139 plus tax per night, for two nights for a family room including breakfast for four people, will be refunded. Successful applicants are responsible for booking and paying for their accommodation upfront.

Please complete and submit the application form to apply for a travel scholarship.  Please see the Frequently Asked Questions and Terms and Conditions below for more information.  Click here to apply.

Travel Scholarship Application Form 2021

Travel Scholarship 2021

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the travel scholarship for?

Travel scholarships are being offered to patients, parents, or caregivers affected by GACI/ARHR2, who would like to attend the 2021 Family Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, during the weekend of July 23 – 25, 2021.

Who is eligible to receive a travel scholarship?

Travel scholarships are available to patients, parents, or caregivers whose lives have been affected by GACI/ARHR2.  Scholarships will be awarded to conference attendees who have financial hardship and will be based on a review of the scholarship application form.  GACI Global only offers one (1) scholarship per family.

How much money is awarded with a travel scholarship?

The maximum value of the travel scholarship is US$475.  Scholarships are partial and include one complimentary family registration (value US$150) and the cost of two hotel nights bed & breakfast accommodation in a family room for four people at the conference group rate at the Holiday Inn Inner Harbor, Baltimore.

Is there a special conference rate at Holiday Inn Inner Harbor?

A conference group rate of US$139 per night for a single, double, triple, or quad room including breakfast for up to four people has been negotiated with the hotel.  The hotel’s guestroom rates are subject to applicable state, local taxes (currently 17.5% per room per night), and room surcharges such as are in effect at the time of check-in.   The group rate extends 3 days prior to major check-in and 3 days following major check out based on availability.

The conference group rate will be available until 3pm on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, after which reservations will be handled on a space and rate available basis.  Guests may cancel their reservations until 4pm three (3) days prior to arrival to avoid a cancellation fee of one night’s room and tax or forfeited deposit. Cancellations received after 4pm three (3) days prior to arrival will be charged.

How does the travel scholarship process work?

Please complete and submit the application form.  The closing date for applications is XXXXXXX.  You will be notified before XXXXXX if your application has been successful.  You must confirm your acceptance of the scholarship by XXXXX.  If you do not accept the scholarship the offer will be voided.  If you are awarded a scholarship and you do not attend the meeting, your scholarship will be voided.  You must book and pay for your own accommodation.  The travel scholarship will be paid two weeks after the conference.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

If you accept a travel scholarship, you are agreeing to the following conditions:

  1. You must attend the GACI Global Family Conference, July 23-25, 2021.
  2. You must use the scholarship explicitly for meeting-related expenses.
  3. You must book and pay for hotel accommodation out of pocket.  GACI Global is not responsible for making these arrangements.
  4. Travel scholarships will be paid two weeks after the conference.
  5. Travel scholarships will be paid by US$ check to US recipients. Payment will be made via PayPal to non-US recipients.