Travel Grant

CAAHP Advisor Travel Grant Information

2023 Travel Grant Application

The Board of Directors of CAAHP recognizes that there are advisor members who may be unable to attend regional meetings because of financial constraints at their institutions. The CAAHP Board has set aside funds to establish travel grant awards to help support advisors who will not receive funding, or will receive only partial funding, from their home institutions to attend the 2023 CAAHP Regional Meeting, April 19-22, 2023 in Milwaukee, WI.

As there are a limited number of funds, we cannot guarantee an award to all who apply, nor can we guarantee that the maximum amount or full amount requested by an applicant will be awarded. Decisions on travel grant awards will be made by the Travel Grant Committee. Applicants are required to complete an online application form and submit an essay on how their attendance at the meeting will benefit them and their students. The priority deadline is January 31, 2023 for a decision by February 15, 2023. Grant applications will be accepted until February 28, 2023. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.  

The maximum travel grant amount that an individual will be awarded is $1500. The travel grant is meant to cover conference registration, hotel expense, and/or travel expense. All expenses awarded will be reimbursed after the conference and will require original receipts. Questions should be directed to Joseph Southerland, CAAHP Treasurer and Travel Grant Committee Chair ( 

The regional meeting provides a variety of valuable professional development opportunities for advisors to enhance their professional skills through interactive workshops, panel discussions, and updates on admission and career trends from various health profession associations. Advisors have the opportunity to interact one-on-one with health professions schools’ Deans and Directors of Admission at the Health Professions Education Fair. In addition, the meeting provides advisors the chance to share best practices and to network with other advisors from around the region. Conference participants leave the meeting with useful materials and additional support with which to face the challenges associated with advising, and to ultimately benefit their students.

The CAAHP Board of Directors is pleased to be able to offer this travel grant to advisors and hopes to continue this support for future regional and national meetings. We hope to see you at the 2023 meeting in Milwaukee!


Joseph Southerland
Treasurer & Travel Grant Committee Chair

Jaime Sperandio
Travel Grant Committee and At-Large Member

Johnica Winter
Travel Grant Committee and At-Large Member

Katie Spink
Travel Grant Committee