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9/24-26 Washington DC: Detention Watch Network Conf (Scholarship Available)

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    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 18, 2009
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      Detention Watch Network 2009 Conference Scholarship Application


      Application Deadline: FRIDAY, August 21, 2009


      Detention Watch Network is offering a limited number of travel scholarships for the 2009 Conference, which will be held on September 24-26, 2009 at Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington , DC .  If you would like to attend the conference but cannot afford to get to DC you can apply for a travel scholarship. We are also offering housing assistance either in the form of solidarity housing or shared rooms. All scholarship requests will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, and relevant factors, including organizational budget and geographic diversity, will be taken into consideration.  Priority will be given to affected individuals/families and to those participants who would otherwise not be able to attend.


      The application deadline is August 21, 2009 and DWN will consider all scholarship applications only after this deadline.  Scholarships will be awarded by Friday, August 28, 2009, at which time you will be informed whether you will receive the scholarship you requested.  DWN will reimburse scholarship awardees upon presentation of receipts for travel expenses. 


      Applications must be emailed by the end of the day, Friday, August 21, 2009 to be considered.  Please email completed applications to: Silky Shah at sshah@...



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      Have you applied for a scholarship to a past DWN conference?

      How long have you been a DWN member?


      Please describe your reasons for wanting to attend the conference (4-6 sentences):


      Please describe your reasons for requesting a scholarship:


      Will you attend the full 2.5 day conference, September 24-26?

      Do you have a place to stay (i.e. with a friend or colleague)? 

      If not, would you be willing to stay with a DWN member or in a hostel with other conference participants? 


      Estimated travel costs:




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