2009 National SART Training Conference Scholarships

Fifth National Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Training Conference and Available Scholarships

2009 SART logoThe Fifth National SART Training Conference organized by the Sexual Assault Resource Service (SARS) with funding from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) at the Office of Justice Programs within the U.S. Department of Justice, will be held May 27-29, 2009 at The Westin Seattle in Seattle, Washington.

It is anticipated that as many as 1000 SART professionals from across the nation will gather for this unique multidisciplinary training conducted by leading experts from each of the SART disciplines. The three day conference will feature 57 workshops, five keynote addresses and an exhibition hall of non-profit and corporate exhibitors. The conference will provide valuable learning experiences and networking opportunities for law enforcement, sexual assault nurse examiners (SANEs) and other medical examiners, advocates, prosecutors, and crime lab specialists.

SART Scholarships

Team scholarships will be offered in 2009 to a limited number of SART teams comprised of four team members representing four different SART disciplines; law enforcement scholarships will also be offered. The scholarships are designed to assist participants in covering air, hotel, and the Conference Registration Fee. Download individual law enforcement scholarship application forms at here. Deadline to apply is February 2, 2009.

For information on the 2009 SART Team Scholarship Application visit www.sane-sart.com.

For information regarding the IACP SART Law Enforcement Scholarship please email sartscholarship@theiacp.org