AEFP is pleased to offer multiple awards and travel grants. Our awards recognize and celebrate the work of researchers, scholars, policymakers, and practitioners. Travel grants provide monetary support to graduate students and policymakers/practitioners to attend our annual conference. 


  • Jean Flanigan Outstanding Dissertation Award
  • Early Career Award
  • Use of Evidence in Policy & Practice Award
  • Advancing Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award 
  • Outstanding Service Award
  • Thomas A. Downes Best Paper Award
  • EFP Anonymous Reviewer Award

Travel Grants & Subsidies 

  • Roe L. Johns Student Travel Grants

  • Policymaker & Practitioner Conference Subsidies