Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities


International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety

The International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety is proud to announce the 2021 Student Scholarship.

ISOES selects up to three students each year to receive a merit-scholarship waiver. Candidates must be currently enrolled in an accredited university pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree with an ergonomics or safety focus. To apply, participants must complete the form below, and submit a current transcript and letter of recommendation from their advisor. The scholarship recipient will be expected to attend the annual conference and present his/her research. The deadline for submission is August 17, 2021.


International Ergonomics Association (IEA)

IEA offers some awards yearly and others are awarded triennially. The IEA Awards Committee is receiving nominations for eight IEA Triennial Awards.


Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 

Each year, Full Members, Fellows, and Emeritus Fellows in good standing may nominate worthy candidates for the awards noted below. Nominees are not required to be members of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.  Candidates for the award may self-nominate or ask colleagues to submit nominations on their behalf.  The nomination submission deadline each year is March 31 and submissions are made via this website

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Tuition Support

Through a NIOSH ERC Grant, we have tuition support for up to 3 graduate students each year.  These are given based on merit and need.  Grantees MUST be US Citizens to qualify. 

Visiting Scholars

We have between 2-4 visiting scholars/students each year, however each visiting student/scholar is responsible for supporting their visit with resources from their home country. Visiting students/scholars participate in current research projects, attend classes and events, and participate in other types of projects hosted at the lab.

Small Grants for Research

Southern California NIOSH Education and Research Center (SCERC)

SCERC Pilot Training Grant offers between $10,000-$15,000 to support small research projects. Applications are typically due in April (letter of Intent) and May (full proposals). See here for more information.