Travel Award

Arthritis Foundation Advocacy Summit Travel Awards are given from the National Office as well as regional offices.  National Office awards are determined by target districts based on committees of jurisdiction in the House of Representatives.  Travel Award applications are closed for this year.  Thank you to everyone who applied!

Travel Award Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Travel Award?

Travel Awards are offered by both the National Office and the Regional Offices.  The Travel Awards provide advocates an opportunity to come to Washington, DC to receive advocacy training, meet face to face with their member of Congress, and connect with other advocates

How do I apply for a Travel Award?

You must apply online for the Travel Award.  The application portal is closed for this year.

What does a Travel Award cover? 

Travel Awards vary by region.  A standard Travel Award covers transportation to the Summit and hotel accommodations.  Some Travel Awards may only cover transportation to the Summit, hotel, etc.  Please check with your local Arthritis Foundation office if you have any questions.

I don't see my district listed as a Target District.  Should I still apply?

Yes! There are Travel Awards available from most regions.  Simply select your region on the application to be considered for a regional award.

Questions? Please contact Laura Keivel at 202-887-2913 or