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Conference Travel Awards

Full time graduate students may apply for a student conference travel award of $300 each academic year.  Awards may be used to provide financial support for travel, accommodation, food and registration fees associated with a recognized conference at which the student is presenting their own or co-authored paper or poster.

You must be registered full-time in a graduate degree program at the time of the conference.

During their program, students in years 1-2 of a Master's program may receive a maximum of 2 awards.  Students in years 1-4 of a Doctoral program may receive a maximum of 4 awards.

Prior to Conference:  Eligible students must complete an Application Form and attach the required information as indicated on the application and submit to the Graduate Assistant. The Graduate Coordinator will review your documents and if they are acceptable, will approve the application.

CTA Application Form (Word, 28KB)

CTA Application Form (PDF, 551KB)

After Conference:  Submit the following to the Graduate Assistant as soon as possible after the conference and no later than 4 weeks after the conference.

CTA Claim Form (Word, 28KB)

CTA Claim Form (PDF, 213KB)

  • Complete the above Claim Form - the Graduate Coordinator will verify that this document matches those filed prior to the the conference
  • Copy of conference agenda must be submitted with claim form
  • All original receipts must be submitted
  • If expenses are greater than $300 and the supervisor has agreed to cover the additional cost, submit a travel expense through the ERS system (follow the instructions below).
    • If you do not have access to the ERS system contact the Graduate Assistant

Instructions for Submitting an ERS Reimbursement for a Conference Travel Award:

Claiming through ERS Instructions (Word, 807KB)

Claiming through ERS Instructions (PDF, 610KB)