Important Dates & Deadlines

Student Travel Award

Student Travel Awards are available to students enrolled in a graduate program to attend the 11th International Conference on Health Policy Statistics (ICHPS), sponsored by the American Statistical Association. The ICHPS 2015 will be held October 7-9 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

Students currently pursuing a master's or doctoral degree are eligible. Each applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Must be presenting an invited paper, topic-contributed paper, contributed paper, or poster
  2. Must be a current registered graduate student working toward either a master's or doctoral degree at the time of the conference
  3. Must be a member of the American Statistical Association

The application deadline for the student travel award is May 15, 2015.

If interested, please send the following information to Naomi Friedman at and copy by the above deadline:

  • Name (last/surname, middle initial, first)
  • Email address
  • Phone number, including country and area codes
  • Degree program (e.g., MA, MS, PhD, ScD, DPH, MD, DO, PharmD, DDS, DMS)
  • Years in current graduate study (# of years since MM-DD-YEAR)
  • Expected graduation date (MM-DD-YEAR)
  • Institution affiliation
  • Department
  • U.S. state of the institution (if outside U.S., enter Non-U.S.)
  • Country of the institution if outside U.S. (if within U.S., enter N/A)
  • Thesis adviser and/or program director (please provide and copy the adviser in the email)
  • Submitted ICHPS 2015 abstract ID
  • Title of the presentation
  • Presentation format (invited paper, topic-contributed paper, contributed paper, or poster)
  • Brief justification up to 1,200 characters (excluding spaces) with a statement of need for travel assistance and how ICHPS 2015 may affect and benefit your study or research

In conjunction with our policy of not charging students any fee to attend the Wednesday workshops, we hope to present these awards to as many qualified applicants as possible. However, due to limited funding, we cannot guarantee every applicant will receive an award.

Sincerely yours,

Recai M. Yucel and Kelly H. Zou, PStatĀ®
Co-Chairs, ICHPS 2015