Low Vision Scholarships from CCLVI
Low-vision students have a unique opportunity to receive financial assistance for full-time college studies through the Council of Citizens with Low Vision International (CCLVI) Scheigert scholarship program. Three eligible applicants — an incoming freshman, an undergraduate and a graduate student — will each be awarded a $3,000 scholarship. The application period opens Jan. 1, 2020 and closes at 11:59 p.m. Eastern on March 15. For a description of the program, guidelines, reimbursement policy and low vision certification requirements, go to www.cclvi.org and click on Scheigert Scholarship. If you have questions, call 1-844-460-0625.
RSVA® Sagebrush 2020 National BEP Training Conference Announcement
The theme for RSVA’s 2020 Sagebrush National BEP Training Conference is “Randolph-Sheppard: Learning, Leading, and Living with a 2020 Perspective.” The conference begins on Monday, February 10th with registration at 1 p.m., and ends on Friday, February 14th. Again this year, you’ll have the opportunity to earn continuing education units, so please spread the word. The Sagebrush announcement, exhibitor and sponsor letters, and all three registration forms are now online at https://www.randolph-sheppard.org/sagebrush/conferences.php.
The conference will be held at the Golden Nugget Hotel in downtown Las Vegas. Room reservations must be made directly with the hotel; call toll-free 1-800-331-5731 and let them know you are with the RSVA® Sagebrush Conference 2020. Special room rates apply February 8th through 16th. Rates quoted do not include 13% tax and $10 resort fee. The reservation deadline is January 9, 2020. A fee for one night’s stay will be charged when you register for your room. Please check the reservation policy at www.goldennugget.com for complete details.
Conference updates will be placed on RSVA’s website. For more information, contact RSVA® by email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Valentine’s Day will be on Friday during the conference. Why not bring your Valentine and celebrate after the conference?