So you want to present your research/paper at a conference……
There are three available sources of funding available to you:
These funds are available to students who present or attend a conference. They range from $50 - $100 (approximately). Please see your department GSA representative.
GSA (Graduate Student Association)
These funds are available to students who present at a conference. The funding is determined by location of the conference, conference costs, etc. Details and application forms can be found at the GSA Conference Funding webpage.
SGS Conference Grant
The SGS Conference Grant is intended to encourage doctoral-stream students to present their research at a regional, national or international conference or equivalent academic event. To apply applicants must be doctoral-stream (M.A, MA.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD (including flexible-time option PhD), registered full-time at the time of application and conference attendance, in good standing as defined by their graduate unit, and an active participant (e.g. speaker, poster presenter, member of a panel or round table) in a conference (or other academic meeting) relevant to their academic program.
Information on the application process can be obtained from the SGS Conference Grant webpage.
Graduate Travel Fund - Dean's Office
Registered students who present a paper or poster at a scholarly conference may access this assistance. The forms and procedures to access the funding can be found on the Graduate Students Conference Travel Program webpage.
Other Funding Available
There is additional conference funding available to international students through:
- OTF (Ontario Teachers' Federation): Applications are available outside the ISA office (Room 8-107).
- ISA Office: International Students' Association.
For further information, please feel free to email:
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