Scholarship Opportunities

Presenting your work to the UCSF community and beyond is an important and integral part of educational research.

CFE supports several opportunities to present your work, on campus, regionally, nationwide, and internationally. Important deadlines and applications cycles are included in the listing. Please check our website regularly for events and opportunities to showcase your work. If you have any questions, please contact Patricia O'Sullivan, EdD, [email protected]


Approximate Deadline for Call of Abstract/Subsmissions

Upcoming Meeting and Call for Abstracts/Submissions

AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges)

Summer (late June)

Announced in March

November 8-12, 2019
Phoenix, AZ

Deadline: not open, check Spring/Summer

Future Dates:

November 13-17, 2020
Washington, DC

AERA Division I (American Research Association)

Summer (mid-late July)

April 5-9, 2019
Toronto, ON, CANADA

Deadline: Closed

AMEE (Association for Medical Education in Europe)


(mid-December for Research and Doctoral Reports)

(early February for Posters, Workshops, etc.)

August 25-28, 2019
Vienna, Austria

Deadline Dates:

  • Research Papers: Submit Online until December 5
  • Doctoral Reports:  Submit Online until December 14
  • All other abstracts: February 6, 2019. Online submission site will open: December 2018

ESCape (Educational Scholarship Conference)

Weekly, Fall to Spring

Contact CFE for more information .

Upcoming ESCape sessions

UCSF Education Showcase

Winter (December/January)

April 2-3, 2019
Mission Bay and Parnassus

Deadline: Winter 2018/early 2019

WGEA (Western Group on Educational Affairs)

Mini-grants: Annually

  • Call: April/May
  • Due: September/October

Annual Meeting: Spring

Annual Meeting 2019: March 28-31, 2019, Reno, NV

Call for Mini-Grants was September 30, 2018