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PLWH Scholarships

We are pleased again this year to offer a limited number of scholarship opportunities for persons living with HIV (PLWH) to attend this year’s Conference.

These scholarships are intended to assist PLWH who have the interest, availability, ability and commitment to provide support to HIV education, prevention, intervention, and/or care service efforts in their local communities. Priority is given to first time participants who would not be able to attend the Conference without assistance. The scholarship award is not for employees who work for any organization that provides service to PLWHA in any capacity.

The scholarship covers registration for the conference, including continental breakfast and lunch. Transportation, hotel accommodations and evening meals are not covered.

For colleagues working with PLWH who wish to assist in the scholarship application process, we invite you to download and read this letter.

A typed letter of recommendation from an ASO, doctor, case manager, or health care provider must be submitted with each application. The letter will be used to assist the review team with selecting the best applicants for awards.  The recommendation letter must clearly verify the author’s experience with the applicant’s interest and commitment to provide support to help with prevention and/or care services efforts in their local community. Observations noted by the applicant may be included. All letters must be on letterhead and typed. Handwritten letters and letters not on letterhead will not be accepted.

To apply for a PLWHA Scholarship:
1. All persons applying for this scholarship must be HIV positive.
2. Please have eligible applicants complete the application and submit all requested documentation.
3. All application packets must be received by Friday, July 1, 2022 (NO EXCEPTIONS).
4. All notifications of scholarship awards will be sent by Friday, July 29, 2022.

For PLWH, we invite you to complete the online application by clicking on the button below. 

If you have any questions, please contact:
Inez Morris, PLWH Scholarships Chair

You can also download the Scholarship Application [Word version], and mail by the deadline of Friday, July 1, 2022, to:

Conference Scholarships

C/O AID Upstate

Attn: Inez Morris
PO Box 105
Greenville, SC 29602

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