2018 Travel and Lodging Scholarship

Reimbursement Details

Scholarship conference attendee reimbursement information:

  •  Deadline
    • All necessary travel receipts must be submitted to Yolonda Addison at [email protected] December 30, 2018
  • Timeline 
    • Checks will be mailed within 14 business days after receiving the receipts
  • What is covered?
    • 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 “elected women from Hawaii and Alaska”.
    • Roundtrip Mileage
      • Reimbursement of up to $500 total at the rate of $0.54 per mile for those who prefer to drive
      • NOT INCLUDED IN SCHOLARSHIP: Gas reimbursement, Parking, Tolls, etc.
    • Lodging should have been settled at the conference as scholarship rooms were charged directly to NFWL’s master bill. If you experienced an issue with your room payment, please let Ayushi Mehta at [email protected] know.
  • Questions/Comments/Concerns?

Confirmed Conference 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. 13th at the Membership Meeting (approx. 3pm ET) & ends after the installation dinner on Nov. 16th (approx. 10pm ET)

What is the approval process for the scholarship?

  • As long as you meet the requirements above, you are approved for scholarship – Once all scholarship spaces have been filled, there will no longer be an option to apply for one in registration
    • Please follow the next steps guide below to ensure completion of registration & your scholarship application
  • You will receive an email from NFWL within 3-5 days with your scholarship approval

Questions about scholarships? please contact NFWL at [email protected]

What does a Scholarship Cover?

Lodging

Shared Room

  • Four (4) nights SHARED stay with another elected woman between the nights of Nov. 13, 14, 15, & 16 will be covered directly on NFWL’s master bill
    • Any nights beyond four will be charged to your credit card in the amount of $199 + tax
    • Your credit card information will be required to reserve your room for incidentals and/or late cancellations

Private Room

  • If you are staying four (4) nights, three (3) nights at the Omni Shoreham between the nights of Nov. 13, 14, 15, & 16 will be covered directly on NFWL’s master bill
    • Any nights beyond three will be charged to your credit card in the amount of $199 + tax
    • Your credit card information will be required to reserve your room for incidentals and/or late cancellations

Travel

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 “elected women from Hawaii and Alaska”.

Roundtrip Mileage

  • Reimbursement of up to $500 total at the rate of $0.54 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 [email protected] by the deadline of December 30, 2018.***