Student Travel Awards

Travel Award for First Year Graduate Students 

The Travel Award for First Year Graduate Students provides $500 for graduate students who are in the first year of their academic program (entered the program no earlier than fall of 2020) to support their travel to the annual meeting. Students must be members of HFES at the time of application. Applicants who submit completed applications will be selected randomly. Application form: 

Application for Travel Award for First Year Graduate Students.

HFES is pleased to offer opportunities for students to apply for funding to assist them in attending the 65th Annual Meeting. Applications for both awards are due by Monday, July 19, 2021 by 11:59 PM EDT.

The 65th Annual Meeting of HFES convenes October 4 - 7, 2021 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. We invite eligible students to apply for one of these awards!


Student Presenter Award

The Student Presenter Award provides $500 to students who are authors of accepted papers or posters for the HFES Annual Meeting to support their travel related expenses. The student must be listed as the presenting author of the associated work at the time of submission. Students must also be members of HFES at the time of application. Nominations must be submitted by a faculty member in the student's program. The nominator does not need to be an advisor or coauthor of the work. Travel awards will be assessed based on need and, in the case of multiple qualified applicants, randomly. Full details and the application form: 

Student Presenter Award Application.

Students may only apply for one of these two awards. Awardees will receive a check in the amounts stated above on-site at the Annual Meeting.