FirstEnergy Corp. Grant for Membership and Conference
Down syndrome organizations that support individuals, families, and communities impacted by Down syndrome located within the FirstEnergy service areas of Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey are eligible to receive a grant of up to $3,000 that can be used to pay for DSAIA membership and leadership conference registrations. Please note that the scholarship application for this grant is in the link below. Do not use the regular scholarship application to submit your request for the FirstEnergy grant.
Please refer to the map below to see if your organization qualifies according to FirstEnergy's service area map.
Applications will be accepted until June 1, 2018.
Member Scholarship Opportunities
Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action offer partial scholarships to small organizations throughout the year. These scholarships will be awarded by the DSAIA Membership Committee on a limited basis and are based on financial need along with other considerations. Most scholarship awards are for $500 or 50% of the regular membership fee. Applicants must meet the scholarship criteria listed below and complete the Scholarship Application.
Potential member must meet all requirements of membership as written in the DSAIA Bylaws.
requirements of scholarship recipients
Enter your data into the Scholarship Application Form and submit. Please remit application and any collaborative information as soon as possible as scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. All applicant information will be kept confidential. All scholarship award recipients will be asked to have their complete board/staff participate in an interactive webinar to learn about the DSAIA resources available within the first 30 days of membership.