Non-Travel Awards

The Department of Epidemiology offers a limited amount of funding to matriculated Epi students for “Non-Travel” awards. Details on the types of eligible expenses, and how to apply, are included below.

What types of expenses will be considered for department “Non-Travel Expense” funds?

  • Publication Costs
  • Poster Printing (e.g., when presenting a research poster)
  • Other items not specifically excluded on the list below will be considered on a case by case basis

What types of expenses will not be considered for department “Non-Travel Expense” funds?

  • Direct travel expenses such as airfare, conference registration, lodging, and per diem. Travel expenses of that nature should be considered for funds from the Epi Student Travel Awards.
  • Professional membership dues

To apply for an award, please fill out the Student Non-Travel Expense Request Form and email the completed form to DJ Miller ( by the deadlines noted below.

 Funding Request Due Dates:

  • August 15
  • November 15
  • February 10
  • May 15

Although each request is considered on its own merits and is subject to availability of funds, decisions regarding student funding are expected to generally follow the framework shown below:

  • Maximum of $250 per award.
  • Maximum of one award per student, per year (July 1 – June 30). In cases when the number of requests exceeds available funding, the department will take into consideration the number of awards a student has received in previous years.
  • Priority given to PhD students.