Total Worker Health Graduate Travel Award

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) announces the Total Worker Health® Graduate Travel Award. The award is intended to support students present their research in regional and national conferences. 

Up to 4 awards of $1000 each will be awarded based on relevance to topics. See eligibility section for pertinent themes.


  • Travel award amount = $1000
  • Application must be submitted at least one month prior to the conference
  • Open to students from Region X programs only
  • Funds are available until Aug 1, 2020


  • Current enrollment in graduate program within Region X (Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska)
  • Topics of presentation should reflect the following themes: 
    • Occupational safety, health, and well-being and organizational approaches to these
    • Integration of (or interactions between) worker safety, health, and/or wellbeing within a particular occupational context/industry 
    • Research that focuses on improvement of working conditions to advance worker well-being
  • Current enrollment in graduate programs such as (not limited to) Occupational Health Psychology, Public Health, and Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Have an accepted submission at the time of applying for this award and provide evidence of acceptance
  • Must be presenting or lead author 
  • Format/Type of presentation: Poster or Oral presentation (e.g., paper, symposium, workshop)


  • Abstract (also include title and authors)
  • Evidence of acceptance to conference
  • Format of presentation (e.g., poster, paper, etc.)
  • Name and location of conference 
  • Applicant information (name, program, graduate advisor)



Contact: Anjali Rameshbabu at

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