The 14th annual Sinai Scholars National Conference will be held at the luxurious Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. from Wednesday, August 14, to Sunday, August 18, 2019.
The Marriott Wardman Park hotel is the capitol’s largest conference hotel located on a retreat-like 16 scenic acres in the heart of the city.
The cost of the program is $1,850, however upon being accepted with the Sinai Scholars scholarship, your rate will be highly discounted to the numbers below: A nonrefundable registration fee for students attending for the first time is $99, and $199 for returning students.
The rest is on us!
The Sinai Scholars Retreat, including program costs, room, and board, is being offered with a significant scholarship to a limited number of students from each campus. The Sinai Scholar Scholarship includes all meals, accommodations, interactive workshops, and exhilarating recreation in a world-class resort, a value worth over $1,800! Travel provisions will be compensated up to $200 based on eligibility.*Returning students do not qualify for the travel stipend.
All students are required to submit their travel documents by Sunday, July 14, 2019, to be eligible for the travel stipend. Please email your travel receipt to firstname.lastname@example.org. Travel reimbursements will be given on the last day of the program after the last session. Anyone leaving early will forfeit the reimbursement.
*Returning students do not qualify for the travel stipend.
Applicants have until Sunday, July 14, 2019 to cancel reservations. Cancelations must be sent to Retreat@SinaiScholars.com.
The Sinai Scholars Society pays to reserve rooms for students who confirm their spot. We will incur a loss for those who fail to arrive or cancel after Sunday, July 14, 2019. Failure to cancel before that date, or arrive on the day of the program, will result in a $250 charge.
The program begins Wednesday, August 14 at 1:30pm and concludes Sunday, August 18 at 3:00pm. All students are expected to arrive at the hotel on Wednesday by 1pm. Please review the airport information listed to be sure you have enough time for travel after the event.
Arrivals and departures not in accordance with the above stated times may result in forfeiture of your deposit and reimbursement of travel expenses.
To better help us coordinate the student arrivals and for reimbursement please forward your itinerary to Retreat@SinaiScholars.com.
Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) is about a 15 minute drive from the hotel. Please do not book a flight landing later than 12:30pm to this airport. Returning flights on Sunday should depart no sooner than 4pm from DCA.
Dulles International Airport (IAD) is about a 35 minute drive from the hotel. Please do not book a flight landing later than 12:15pm to this airport. Returning flights on Sunday should depart no sooner than 5:30pm from IAD.
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is about a 1 hour drive from the hotel. Please do not book a flight landing later than 11:45am to this airport. Returning flights on Sunday should depart no sooner than 6pm from BWI.
Getting from the airport to to the hotel
Estimated cab fare from DCA to the hotel: $30
Estimated cab fare from IAD to the hotel: $60
Estimated cab fare from BWI to the hotel: $88
Closer to the event, we will let you know who is landing around the same time so you can split the fare.
Bus: arrives 3.5 miles from the hotel
Subway: arrives .1 miles from the hotel
Train: arrives 3.5 miles away from the hotel