Travel Fellowship Program

6th Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists hosted by the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania

ASHEcon 2016 Travel Fellowship Program

The American Society of Health Economics (ASHEcon) jointly with the National Institutes of Health are offering six $1,000 scholarships aimed at women and underrepresented minorities in the field of health economics who have not previously attended or participated in a biennial conference of ASHEcon. This year’s conference is being held in Philadelphia, PA, June 12–15, 2016. Links to ASHEcon and to details about the conference may be found at:

Women and underrepresented minorities who are junior faculty, researchers or PhD students and who have not participated in or attended a previous ASHEcon biennial conference may apply for one of these scholarships. We use the federal government's definition of the underrepresented minorities and as applied to the field of health economics. Please see for the criteria. Applicants should email their CV along with a brief summary or paragraph on their background and their minority status, as applicable, to:

Travel Fellowship Committee

Applications should be submitted by Friday, March 25, 2016. Winners will be selected based on the above criteria. Winners will be notified on or before Monday, April 4, 2016. Each winner will be provided with $1,000 towards their conference registration fees and travel expenses to the upcoming conference.