SAMHSA’s scholarship application to financially support consumers

SAMHSA’s scholarship application to financially support consumers who wish to participate in the 2013 NAMI National Convention is now available. Please distribute the attached application to your members. The application is also available at under “FAQ”.

The following are SAMHSA’s guidelines for the scholarship:

Ø  To be eligible, applicants must be a mental health consumer and a U.S. citizen

Ø  The scholarship will pre-pay the convention registration fee, hotel expenses (based on double occupancy), airfare and per diem (daily allowance for meals and incidental expenses).

Ø  The deadline for submitting the application is April 4, 2013 (no exceptions).

Ø  In order to be considered for a scholarship, applicants must complete and submit an application via U.S. mail postmarked on or before April 4, 2013. No faxed or e-mailed submissions will be accepted.

Ø  Applicants will be notified via email or mail by May 7, 2013 if they have been awarded a scholarship or not.

Ø  Questions about the application can be directed to Jamila Henderson at 703-516-7968  or by email at


Please note: Applying for the scholarship does not guarantee a scholarship award.  All required fields must be completed in order to be considered.  SAMHSA reserves the right to decline incomplete applications and the right to cancel the SAMHSA scholarship program at any time.

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Judi Evans, Executive Director
NAMI Florida, Inc
1030 E. Lafayette St.

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