Whether it’s financial assistance during a hard time, a special treat for an affected family member or to help make educational dreams come true, we support MPS and ML families across the nation.
We offer the following support programs for MPS and ML family members:
Please see below for program descriptions and guidelines.
Please use our online application system for all Family Support program applications. If you are a first time user, please complete the registration process. Once you are logged in, you will be directed to the applications. If you have already registered, simply log in.
If you are not able to complete the application using our online application system, please call 919-806-0101.
Family support programs are for eligible members of the National MPS Society.
Scholarships for post-secondary education for individuals with MPS or ML, their siblings, their parents, and their children.
Scholarships are awarded for full-time attendance at $1,000 each, or $500 for part-time attendance.
The Jeffrey Bardsley Scholarship awards up to $5,000 to an individual with MPS or ML.
The Klenke-Kirch Sibling Scholarship awards an additional $500 to siblings who will assist with efforts at the conference and support the Sibling Resource Committee.
Scholarships for families and individuals to attend the annual family conference.
Scholarships may assist with hotel costs, registration, and travel expenses.
Prioritized for newly diagnosed families and those attending their first conference.
Scholarship applications for the annual family conference will open later in 2024. Information will be sent to members via email with application deadlines and details.
Provides reimbursement for travel to out-of-town, non-recurring medical appointments more than 125 miles from home.
Reimbursement offered for up to $550 per year in lodging and transportation costs per individual with MPS or ML.