The Midwest Consortium on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse (MCPGSA) is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity for a new professional in the field of disordered gambling - the Joanna Franklin Scholarship. The Joanna Franklin Scholarship recipient will be awarded to one professional who is just entering the field of disordered gambling or who has been in this field for less than two years. The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who exhibits commitment, service and potential success in the field of disordered gambling. The scholarship will support attendance at the 15th Annual Midwest Conference on Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse, June 20-22, 2018, in Kansas City.
Note: The Joanna Franklin Scholarship includes one conference registration (a $275 value) and three nights of lodging (a $500 value) at the conference hotel, the Hilton Kansas City Airport, 8801 NW 112th St., in Kansas City, Mo. and reimbursement for travel expenses (up to $100). The scholarship recipient will be responsible for any meals not offered at the conference and registration fees for the optional ethics training.