2018 Travel and Lodging Scholarship

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 nfwl@womenlegislators.org

 

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 yolonda@womenlegislators.org by the deadline of December 30, 2018.***

 

What Are My Next Steps?

 1. Reserve a hotel room using the link in the registration confirmation email –please note your credit card information will be required to reserve your room for incidentals and/or late cancellations. Any room nights that NFWL is covering will be moved to our master bill.

  • Private Room
    • Use the hotel reservation link you received in your confirmation email to book your hotel room.
  • Sharing a Room
    • ONLY one (1) person needs to reserve the hotel room through the registration portal & indicate there will be 2 guests in the room.

2. Make your travel arrangements and upload your receipts and arrival/departure information into your registration profile or send to yolonda@womenlegislators.org

3. Stay connected with @electedwomen on social media, keep up-to-date on event details on our website, and get excited about being part of a great event!