The deadline to submit your application for the 2023 ATA Conference First-Time Attendee Scholarship award has passed.

We will start accepting applications for the 2024 Conference First-Time Attendee Scholarship award around June of next year.

The deadline to submit your application for 2023 has ended.


Applicants must satisfy all three of the following eligibility requirements, or they will be disqualified:

1a. A current full-time or part-time student

  • Undergraduate or graduate level
  • Enrolled at a two-year or four-year college or university
  • In a program in:
    • Translation
    • Interpretation
    • Translation and Interpretation
    • A related field (terminology management, translation project management, etc.)
  • Leading to an academic degree or certificate


1b. Recently graduated from a program satisfying the requirements listed above

  • Recent graduates must have completed their program within twelve months of the starting date of the 2023 ATA Conference.
  • Never attended an ATA Annual Conference in person. (Attendees of the 2020 ATA 61st Annual Conference online are eligible to apply.)
  • Never received scholarship funding from AFTI*

*Exception: Recipients of the 2020 AFTI Scholarship to attend the ATA 61st Annual Conference online are eligible to apply to attend the 2023 ATA conference in person.


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