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WPC Scholarship Application

WPC Annual Conference Scholarship

Scholarship Application
for Students/Residents/Fellows
WPC Annual Conference

September 20-23, 2018 (Thursday-Sunday)
The Essex Culinary Resort & Spa 
Burlington, Vermont


“WPC is the one place where I don’t have to explain
who I am, why I have chosen to do what I’ve done, or
why I am choosing to stay in a career that is so difficult…
The women at WPC ‘get it’. They get that God’s calling
is higher than my comfort. They get the drive to pursue it.
And they get my doubts and thoughts of giving it all up.” 
 -female medical student

Get connected with Women Physicians in Christ
and be blessed through fellowship 
with women who understand who you are.

We invite you to join the women of WPC at our 2018 Annual Conference in Burlington, Vermont, Sept. 20-23. Conference scholarships are made possible through the generous donations of women physicians and dentists. These scholarships are available to any currently enrolled female medical or dental student.

Scholarship Application

We are glad you are interested in attending the Women Physicians in Christ (WPC), Annual Conference! Our conference theme this year is "Restore the Joy” and will be held at The Essex Culinary Resort & Spa in Burlington, Vermont. There will be dedicated sessions for students/residents/fellows in addition to other great topics and opportunities to fellowship with physicians and others in training.  There are scholarships available on a first-come basis to assist with the cost of the registration. Meals from Thursday dinner through Sunday breakfast are included with the registration. You will still be responsible for arranging transportation, lodging* and cost of additional meals. We hope that you will be able to join us for the conference! 

Prerequisites for applying:

1. Currently enrolled medical or dental student, resident, or fellow
2.Current CMDA member (membership is free to students and has many benefits)

a. Go to www.joincmda.org to join now.
b. If you need to renew your membership, go to https://cmda.org/members/page/renew.

Application Deadline: September 1, 2018
If you are eligible and interested in applying for a scholarship, please complete the form below or this PDF form and submit it to Debbie McAlear at wpc@cmda.org or by Fax (423) 844-1017. 

 

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     $345.00 Student - Full Registration
     $445.00 Resident/Fellow - Full Registration
     $200.00 Partial (Thursday)
     $200.00 Partial (Saturday)
     $75.00 Partial (Sunday)
     $75.00 Partial (Banquet Only (Saturday 7-9 PM)
     $275.00 Partial Conference
     
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    As a student/resident/fellow, if you are  awarded a scholarship, it covers the costs of registration (which includes all the meals).  Some students/residents/fellows prefer receiving only a partial scholarship and opt to pay for part of the registration fee as a donation to WPC. If this is you, let us know how much you'd like to contribute to the cost of registration:

     
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    *Scholarships do not cover the cost of lodging, but WPC has a special rate available at the The Essex Culinary Resort & Spa in Burlington, Vermont. Are you interested in being connected with another student/resident/fellow who is also looking for a roommate?

     

     
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    Cancellation Policy for Scholarship Recipients--I understand there is a $30.00 cancellation fee if I cancel after August 21th or $60 after September 1st /or $60 if I do not show up at the conference after accepting a scholarship. I authorize my credit card to be charged. I also understand that I will not be eligible for future scholarship aid if I am a no-show at the conference.
     
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