33rd Annual Family Conference Disney 2019
Family Conference Scholarships

The National MPS Society is pleased to offer scholarships to our 33rd Annual Family Conference, Dec. 19–21, 2019, at Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista at Disney Springs Hotel in Orlando, FL. Scholarships will be awarded to a parent or legal guardian of a child with a MPS or ML. Scholarships will help enable families to attend the conference who are otherwise not financially able to do so. Preference is given to families attending a conference for the first time. The exact number of scholarships offered will be determined by the requests received and the financial needs of the applicant.

Family conference scholarships can be allocated to: 

  • Registration: one adult conference registration (valued at $250)
  • Travel reimbursement: maximum of $500
  • Hotel: maximum of 2 nights (valued at $335.26)

Criteria for applying:

  • Member of the National MPS Society, with membership updated for 2019
  • Parent or legal guardian of a child with an MPS or ML
  • Application must be completed electronically using our online application program
  • Applicant must provide a letter stating why they want to attend the conference and how they or their family may benefit.
  • The application must be submitted electronically no later than July 20, 2019.

Go to https://mps.onlineapplications.net/applications/. If you are a first-time user, click on "Register Now" to set up your account. Once you are logged in, open the 2019 Family Conference Scholarship Application. If you are returning user, simply log in on the left-hand side and apply. Scholarship awards will be announced in late August.
The application deadline is July 20, 2019. If you are a newly diagnosed family after this date, please contact leslie@mpssociety.org for additional information.

Amber Mongan
Chairperson, Family Support Committee