2023 Travel and Lodging Scholarship Details

Who Can Apply for a Scholarship?

 1. Currently Elected Women ONLY

  • Must be a currently elected female official on the state or local level
  • Must have inquired if your state/county/city will pay for any of your travel and/or lodging expenses

 2. Required Attendance

  • Must attend all scheduled programming during the Conference
  • Required attendance starts Nov. 16th at the Membership Meeting (approx. 2 pm ET) & ends after the lunch on Nov. 18th (approx. 3pm ET)

What is the approval process for the scholarship?

  • As long as you meet the requirements above, you are approved for scholarship.
  • You will receive an email from NFWL within 5-7 days with your scholarship approval.

Questions about scholarships? please contact NFWL at ayushi@womenlegislators.org

What does a Scholarship Cover?


Private Room

  • Two (2) Night stay at the Waldorf Astoria for the nights of Nov. 16th and 17th will be covered directly on NFWL’s master bill
    • Any nights beyond two will be charged to your credit card in the amount of $269 + tax for a room
    • Your credit card information will be required to reserve your room for incidentals and/or late cancellations


Roundtrip Coach Airfare

  • Reimbursement of up to $500 total
    • NOT INCLUDED IN SCHOLARSHIP: Baggage Fees, Seat Upgrades, Parking at Airport, Transportation to and from airport, etc.
    • If roundtrip airfare from your state is in excess of $500 at the time of this application, please notify NFWL staff immediately to request an adjustment to your scholarship. 

Roundtrip Mileage

  • Reimbursement of up to $500 total at the rate of $0.56 per mile for those who prefer to drive
    • NOT INCLUDED IN SCHOLARSHIP: Gas reimbursement, Parking, Tolls, etc.

***Please note that travel reimbursement will be paid AFTER the conference, provided you have submitted all necessary travel receipts to ayushi@womenlegislators.org by the deadline of December 15, 2023.***