**Please note you must be a law student or new attorney to apply.
The Cuddy Law Firm sponsors an award and tuition waiver for a law student/newly admitted attorney to one member of the 2019 ISEA class. In reviewing award applications, the committee will consider the applicant’s demonstrated enthusiasm for special education advocacy, and desire to serve underserved populations.
To apply for the award, please send a completed application and a statement of interest to the committee that explains why you believe you meet the eligibility criteria. In addition, please answer the following questions:
-Will your employer pay for your ISEA registration?
-Are you eligible to obtain outside funding for the Institute? (Please note that applicants receiving outside funding are not eligible for this award.)
Please send your application by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is May 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. EST. *The application for the award will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed ISEA application. A decision will be made by May 15th, 2019 and the recipient will be notified. **WE ARE EXTENDING THE DEADLINE TO MAY 15TH**
*This award covers the conference registration fee. The award recipient is responsible for lodging, incidentals, and all other costs.
**Please note that full payment of the ISEA registration fee is still due within 10 days of receiving your acceptance e-mail, regardless of submission of award application. Payment in full will be returned to the award recipient.
In addition, some state Planning Councils or Developmental Disabilities Councils offer scholarships or funds for participation in conferences and short-term educational programs for advocates in the field of developmental disabilities. You may want to investigate funding available in your state. One such resource is the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities.