One-Person Child Life Program Conference Scholarships


If you are an active ACLP member CCLS working full time in a one-person child life program in a hospital setting, who has never been to the Child Life Annual Conference, this scholarship is for you.

ACLP is offering two fully-paid One-Person Child Life Program Conference Scholarships to attend the 2020 Child Life Annual Conference in San Antonio on May 21-24, 2020. Each scholarship package includes:

  • One full-conference registration,
  • Two half-day or one full-day intensive,
  • Sunday tour of local child life program,
  • All Access Pass (which provides access to digital, recorded conference content for 1 year),
  • Hotel accommodations for three nights,
  • Airfare: $500 towards the cost of air travel expenses,
  • Per diem: $500 to cover ground transportation to/from airport, food & beverage, ground transportation to/from hotel.
Recipients will be responsible for providing a current photograph and bio information within a month of receiving notification of winning the scholarship.

After the conference, recipients will be required to write a 300 to 600-word essay about their conference experiences and how they will incorporate what they learned to improve their one-person child life program. Essays must be accompanied by photos taken at conference and/or their work site.

Recipient photo, bio, post-conference essay, and conference/work site photos may be used by ACLP and the scholarship sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes.

These One-Person Child Life Program Conference Scholarships have been made possible through the generous contribution of enCourage Kids Foundation.

How To Apply

To apply for a One-Person Child Life Program Conference Scholarship, click here.

All applications are due to ACLP no later than Friday, January 24, 2020. The two winners will be announced in March during Child Life Month. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact

About the Sponsor

For 34 years, enCourage Kids Foundation has helped humanize healthcare for children and their families by resourcing impact-driven pediatric programs and supporting the Child Life Community. Serving more than one million children annually, our programs offer relief from the constant burden of treatment, hospital stays, and doctor appointments, while also helping pediatric facilities to meet the unique needs of their patients.

enCourage Kids Foundation envisions a world where every child–regardless of the difficulty of his or her medical journey—experiences joy, hope, resilience, and healing.

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