University of Wisconsin–Madison

Travel Awards

The HealthEmotions Research Institute will provide $300 for travel and 2 nights gratis hotel accommodations for up to 20 students to attend the Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion and present a poster during the Wednesday evening poster session and reception. The 2019 travel award competition will accept applications from January 1, 2019 through midnight on February 1, 2019. Winners will be announced by February 15, 2019 and notified by email.


Undergraduates, graduates, doctorates, post-doctorates, fellows, medical students, and residents are eligible to apply for a travel award.


Please submit your application to in the form of one PDF file that contains the following documents in this exact order:

  • WSoE Travel Award Application
  • Current CV
  • Abstract (not to exceed 250 words) for the poster you will be presenting
  • One page personal statement of research interest
  • Additionally, please request that your mentor send a letter that includes a statement of student merit (send to

This is a competitive award. The entries will be judged by HealthEmotions faculty members and the winner will be notified by  February 15, 2019.