Conference Scholarship Program

Scholarships are designed to help patients who could not attend Conference without financial support to benefit from all that Conference has to offer.

Apply for a Scholarship 

PHA’s International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions is the largest PH meeting in the world, and the 2016 International PH Conference will be no exception. An experience like no other, Conference brings together hundreds of pulmonary hypertension patients to share their concerns and triumphs, receive the most up-to-date medical information on living with PH, and network with the leading medical professionals in the PH field. It is an experience PHA believes no PH patient who is able to attend should miss.

PHA is committed to assisting as many PH patients as possible to attend this life-changing event. For the 2014 International PH Conference, the Conference Scholarship Program was able to help 350 PH patients and caregivers attend Conference who otherwise would have been unable due to financial constraints.

For PHA's 2016 International PH Conference, taking place June 17-19, 2016, in Dallas, Texas. PHA will continue this tradition by assisting as many PH patients as possible through the Conference Scholarship Fund.

Here's what two 2014 Conference Scholarships recipients told us:

“Thank you so much for providing me the opportunity to attend my first PH conference. It was a fantastic experience and I learned so much. I am looking forward to the next conference in Dallas. Thank you again for blessing me in so many ways!”

"I want to thank PHA for awarding me the scholarship. I was so wonderful to be able to attend my first PHA conference. Not going to miss one if I can help it."

For PH Patients in Need

Applications for a scholarship to PHA's 2016 International PH Conference will be available online November 18, 2015. To have an application mailed or faxed to you, please contact the PHA office at 301-565-3004 x763.

Who Is Eligible to Apply?

  • You are a PH patient
  • You are a caregiver to a child PH patient
  • You are a PHA member
  • You did not attend the 2014 Conference on a full scholarship

*If you did attend the 2014 Conference on a full scholarship, but you are currently a Support Group Leader, you are eligible to apply for registration assistance.

* If you received a scholarship to any of PHA's International PH Conferences except in 2014, you are eligible to apply starting March 1, 2016 depending on funding. However, if you received a full scholarship to PHA's 2014 International PH Conference, you are ineligible to receive a scholarship in 2016.*

*If you are uncertain as to your eligibility, please contact PHA at 301-565-3004 x763. You may apply if unclear as to your eligibility however, an award is not guaranteed.


Questions regarding Conference Scholarships should be directed to or 301-565-3004 x763.

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2014 Highlights

Watch PHA's 2014 Conference Highlights Video to experience the excitement and energy surrounding PHA's 2014 International Pulmonary Hypertension Conference and Scientific Sessions, which took place in Indianapolis, Ind.

View 2014 Conference Highlight Video

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