If you are a clinical practitioner or student, you may be eligible to receive a $200 scholarship for lodging at the upcoming Fascia Research Congress in Vancouver, March 28-30, 2012. Scholarships are limited number, so apply now.

First, register and for the fascia congress and book your hotel at www.fasciacongress.org/2012/, then apply at the Ida P. Rolf Research Foundation www.rolfresearchfoundation.org/fascia-congress-scholarship-application . Recipients will receive a $50 credit per night of their stay at the conference hotel, the Sheraton Wall, to a maximum of $200. You must register for the hotel and the Fascia Congress separately, and there are limitations to the numbers of student registrations available. Hotel reservations at the conference rate (starting at $159) must be made by January 15, 2012. After that date, higher hotel rates may apply but scholarships may still be available.

Scholarships will be awarded as long as supplies last. If the website allows you to select a category, those scholarships are still available. Scholarships are available to a range of participants:

· MD and DO students. Students, residents and fellows enrolled in a US or international school offering the MD or DO degree, or who are in their residency or fellowship training. The fascia congress will accept student registrations from MD or DO residents and fellows subject to availability.

· Graduate Students with accepted abstracts. Students with an abstract accepted for paper or poster presentation at the fascia congress. Preference will be given to those listed as first author.

· Students and Practitioners of Structural Integration. All International Association of Structural Integrators (IASI) members, practitioners in good standing at a IASI-approved school, or students of a IASI-approved school. Some schools of structural integration will have a special program for their students.

· Fascia research class participants.

Special one-day classes on fascia research for clinicians are being offered. In these workshops, Dr. Findley discusses current research and its implications for clinical practice, and prepares attendees to better understand the clinical and scientific presentations at the upcoming fascia congress. Scholarships are available to anyone who attends these classes. You may apply for the fascia congress scholarship after registering for the fascia research class http://www.rolfresearchfoundation.org/events . With class registration of $215 and a $200 scholarship, this class is almost FREE. It is offered January 14, 2011 at the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage in Albany NY.