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Testing Fee Grants

Number of Testing Fee Grants
  • Maximum of two (2) per individual per lifetime (regardless of test taken and/or repeated)


Approved Exams/Assessments  
  • Applicants must meet any prerequisites required by the testing entity.



  • $500 maximum per recipient per test/assessment

  • Testing fees less than $500 will be paid at actual cost (proctor fees not included)

  • Grant will reimburse CASLI testing fees at RID member rates


Awarded once per year
  • Includes any exams/assessments registered for January 1, 2024 - December 31, 2024


July 1, 2024

  • LRID issues call for applications

  • Accept applications for September 1, 2024 - August 31, 2025

July 31, 2024

  • Application closes

August 1, 2024

  • Applications sent to Ad Hoc Testing Fee Grant Committee

  • Applicants names are removed prior to sending to Committee

August 15, 2024

  • Committee recommendations sent to LRID BOD

By August 31, 2024

  • LRID BOD considers/votes on committee recommendations or refers vote to members at General Business Meeting (depending on possible conflicts of interest)

By September 1, 2024 or during LRID Conference

  • Grants announced (unless sent to General Membership for a vote)

  • Recognition given during LRID Conference, via LRID newsletter, and/or email timelines, a second call for applicants

        will be issued, with new timelines

  • Completion of agreement between recipient and LRID agreeing to adherence of requirements 


Residence and Membership Requirements

  • Must be a current LA resident (proof required)

  • LRID membership required (consecutively for the past 12 months)



  • Recipient pays testing fee and is reimbursed 

  • Upon payment of testing fees, invoice LRID and include copy of receipt 

    • Recipient may be reimbursed prior to taking the test

    • Recipient only has to verify fee payment, not test results

  • Requests to LRID to pre-pay testing fees are considered on a case-by-case basis


Application Components 

  • Application

  • RID Transcript of CEUs (for the last three years)

  • Resume


Committee will use a Rubric created by the BOD 

Applicant names will be withheld from the committee

Ready to apply?

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