The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Member Section Interpreters with Deaf Parents (IDP) would like to support a student member by paying for registration and travel-related expenses up to $500 to attend the 2015 National Conference in New Orleans. If you meet all the eligibility requirements please submit your complete application package by May 31st, 2015 to the following email address:

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Pre-certified interpreter
  • Interpreter with Deaf parent(s)
  • Current and active member of RID
  • Currently enrolled in an ITP program (or ASL/Deaf-related field) or actively pursuing requirements outlined in RID’s Alternative Pathway

Essay Topic:

Describe an accomplishment or event (formal or informal) that marked your transition from childhood to adulthood within your culture, community, and/or family.

Application Package Requirements:
(please send all documents as one multi-page pdf file)

  1. Résumé (with name and RID# prominently displayed)
  2. Academic transcripts
  3. CEU/ACET transcript and/or List of workshops attended (and please indicate if you have attended an RID national conference in the past)
  4. Essay – 800 words, double-spaced

For additional questions or assistance please contact Region 2 IDP Representative Jeffrey Palmer by email: