Conference Scholarships

Annual Conference Scholarship Recipient Information

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Congratulations on your conference scholarship! We’re happy to have you join us for the 2021 CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo. To help ensure that you have a great experience, please read the below information carefully, follow the steps as outlined and bookmark this page for future reference.

2021 Annual Conference Scholarship Important Deadlines

Scholarship Recipient FAQ’s

  • What’s covered by my conference scholarship?
    Your conference scholarship covers registration for the 2021 CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Exp. For in person scholarship recipients, the scholarship will also cover hotel accommodations for three nights at the conference hotel. Any additional expenses are the responsibility of the recipient.
  • How do I register for the conference?
    You can register for the conference online via the annual conference website. You will need to sign in with your personal CUPA-HR user credentials.  The conference registration is included in your scholarship. If the conference rate shows anything other than $0, please do not complete your registration. Reach out to for assistance.
  • How do I arrange for hotel accommodations?
    For in person recipients, your scholarship covers your accommodations for three nights at the conference hotel with arrival on Sunday, October 3 and departure on Wednesday, October 6. CUPA-HR will book your room for the entire length of your stay. If you need to alter or add additional nights to your hotel stay, be sure to complete the hotel change form by September 1. Please note: Not all requests can be accommodated, but we do submit them to the hotel.
  • How do I arrange for travel?
    In person scholarship recipients are responsible for their own travel arrangements. You’ll find helpful travel information on the conference hotel and travel page. We recommend that you arrive early enough to attend the Conference Onboarding session for first time attendees on Sunday, October 3 at 3:45 P.M. ET.
  • Are meals included in my full registration?
    For in person scholarship recipients, the follow meals are included in your registration:
    • Opening Reception (Sunday evening, October 3) — Hors d’oeuvres and beverages
    • Two continental breakfasts (Monday, October 4 and Tuesday, October 5)
    • Two lunches (Monday, October 4 and Tuesday, October 5)
    • Tuesday Evening Closing Reception (October 5) — Hors d’oeuvres and beverages

Questions? Be sure to visit the 2021 Annual Conference Scholarship Recipient online community in CUPA-HR Connect. This community is a space for you to connect, ask questions and share about your conference experience. We’ll also use this space to share announcements, answer additional FAQ’s and share tips to making the most of your conference experience.