Scholarships for International Conference on Sexual Assault

Recently, the organization End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) announced that 20 scholarships are available for sworn law enforcement professionals to attend the 2015 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Campus Responses in New Orleans, La. These scholarships are funded by the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), U.S. Department of Justice.

Due to the number of responses already received, the deadline for scholarship applications was recently  moved up to September 30, 2014.
Applicants will receive notification by November 17, 2014.
What is Included
These scholarships will cover the full cost of conference registration. Travel expenses are not covered.  If you have an existing OVW grant, you can check with your grant manager to see if travel expenses can be covered by your grant.
Conference registration includes:
- days of training with leading national experts
- continental breakfasts and coffee breaks
- seated lunches
To be eligible for one of these scholarships, applicants must be a sworn law enforcement officer working in the United States or Territories. Based on the specific grant objectives for this OVW-funded project, applicants must have some responsibility for responding to or investigating sexual assault.
To Apply

Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis. Click here <> and then click the “Scholarships” tab for more information.

Source: EVAWI

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