The Dr. Daniel Schneider Memorial Scholarship was established by Penny Moreno as a memorial tribute to her son’s work in psychiatry and neurology through the HDSA Center of Excellence at Rutgers University in support of the New Jersey Huntington’s disease community.
The scholarship is to be awarded to qualified, deserving families from New Jersey to attend the HDSA Annual Convention. Families must demonstrate financial need/hardship. In addition, preference will be given to families attending their first Convention.
Selection of the Scholar Family will be made by the New Jersey Chapter based on applications submitted and received through the Convention Scholarship Program. To learn more, click here
Eligible scholarship applicants must:
- Live in New Jersey
- Demonstrate financial need/hardship
- Complete a Convention scholarship application
- In addition, preference will be given to families attending their first Convention
The selected family will receive a one-time award of $1,000 towards travel expenses related to attending the National Convention.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants should apply for the Dr. Daniel Schneider Memorial Scholarship through the Convention Scholarship Program.
Note to Applicants: By completing the Convention Scholarship application, New Jersey residents who meet the above eligibility criteria are considered for both the National Scholarship Program and the Dr. Daniel Schneider Memorial Scholarship. The recipient of the Dr. Daniel Schneider Memorial Scholarship will receive a maximum award of $1,000.
Applications must be received no later than midnight, Tuesday, March 15, 2022.
NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS:
Applicants will be notified no later than April 15, 2022 as to whether they have been awarded a scholarship.