Applications Available to Receive World Burn Congress Scholarship

World Burn Congress Scholarship committee

The Phoenix Society’s World Burn Congress is an annual international conference that brings together more than 900 burn survivors, their families, caregivers, burn care professionals, and firefighters. It serves as a forum for encouraging and facilitating the sharing of stories, providing support and increasing knowledge of burn recovery.

Camp I Am Me has been providing a scholarship opportunity to burn survivors and their family members from Illinois for numerous years. The scholarship covers the costs involved in participating in the four-day conference including conference registration fees, travel accommodations to and from the event, and lodging. This year’s program is taking place October 4-7 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Qualifying applicants must reside in Illinois or have been treated for their injuries in Illinois in addition to being either a burn survivor, parent of a burn survivors, or a family member/caregiver that has had their life impacted by the burn or is involved in the recovery of the survivor.