Win up to $2,000 in Scholarship Funds to Attend Building Simulation 2019 in Rome


IBPSA-USA is pleased to offer up to five scholarships for students and young professionals to attend the IBPSA Building Simulation Conference in Rome Italy, September 2-4, 2019. Funding is provided by the U.S Department of Energy. Find conference information at


  • Only open to IBPSA-USA members. Not a member? Sign-up here.

  • Recipients must be either

    • a student at a university in the USA during the fall term 2017, or

    • a practicing professional in the energy modeling field, who has graduated from a USA university in 2016 or later.

What’s Covered

  • Conference registration.

  • Shared hotel room costs for the duration of the conference. Recipients will share rooms.

  • Travel allowance for airfare and ground transportation to the conference.

  • Note that up to $2,000 can be reimbursed for the costs outlined above only.

How to Apply

  • You will be asked to provide:

    • Title of your conference presentation or paper (if applicable)

    • A letter describing your background and motivation for attending the conference (up to one page)

    • Contact information for a faculty sponsor or employer

How Applications Will Be Evaluated

  • Students will receive priority

  • Applicants presenting at the conference will receive priority

  • Compelling letters will receive priority

  • Earlier application submissions will receive priority

  • Faculty sponsors or employers may be contacted to confirm eligibility

  • Submission of a short video presentation of your paper topic to The Next Big Ideas site will receive priority.

What Happens if You Receive an Award

  • Reimbursements will be made after the conference following submission of an expense claim form (available here: Receipts are required. Advance payment will be considered in cases of hardship.

  • Reimbursements will be in the form of a check in US dollars.


  • June 7, 2019 – Applications due by 5pm PST.

  • June 21, 2019 – Awards announced


  • Contact Mike Wilson, Executive Director IBPSA-USA,