Travel Award

(Apply by February 26)


The Psychometric Society Travel Awards support travel to the International Meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS) for graduate students wishing to present their work at the conference.

Applications will be judged by the quality of methodological innovation or creative application of statistical analysis to an issue in psychometrics.  The awardees will have their registration fees for IMPS waived and will receive $500 ($1,000 if intercontinental travel is required) to support their travel to the conference.

Past Winners

Past winners of these awards are listed here.


Eligible applicants must be graduate students at the time of the conference.


Applications for the award can be made when submitting an abstract for IMPS 2024. The abstract submission deadline is February 26, 2024.

In addition to submitting an abstract, the applicant must submit the following via the abstract submission website:

  • A 3-page summary of the research.

Selection Panel

The selection panel will consist of several regular members of the Psychometric Society appointed by the Executive Committee. The candidates will be ranked and the top three will receive awards (possibly more depending on the availability of funds).

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