Presenting at the conference is a unique opportunity for students to share their emergency management knowledge and expertise with their student peers, conference participants and emergency management professionals.Find Out More Here
Palm Beach County Convention Center
and Hilton West Palm Beach Hotel
Students currently enrolled in a public or private institution of higher education, at the graduate or undergraduate level, and who have taken or are taking emergency management related courses as part of their academic program, are eligible to apply. While a student’s major or minor concentration of study need not be “emergency management” specifically, they should demonstrate that their field of study has a direct impact to overall emergency preparedness, response, recovery and/or mitigation.
Recent Graduates: Students who complete their degree requirements no more than 6 months prior to the conference are also eligible to apply.
Florida Residents: Students who are Florida “residents for tuition purposes” (as per § 1009.21, F.S.) will be given priority. Out-of-state or online students may also be considered based upon overall ranking.
Institutional Limits: The total number of students from any single institution may be limited based on total funding availability.
Prior Recipients: Students who have received a scholarship for a prior conference are not eligible to apply for another scholarship.
Employment Status: Students who are full-time employees within emergency management or related fields and receive employer benefits are not eligible.
The Student Scholarship Program provides complimentary conference registration but does not cover all other expenses related to conference attendance. Funding of other expenses will be based on GHC resources available and the number of applicants who qualify.
If you have concerns regarding the dates of the GHC conflicting with your curriculum, our Educational Outreach Committee Members are willing to communicate with the faculty at your institution to help resolve any such issues.
If you need assistance, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply online between January 20 and March 1, 2017.
Email email@example.com to be added to the email distribution list
for more details and future notifications.
Applicants will be notified of their status in March.
For more information on the 2017 GHC, visit www.flghc.org