Scholarships & Awards

FGSR - Graduate Student Travel Award

Description:

Graduate Student Travel Awards are funded through the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research and are intended to provide financial assistance to fully-qualified graduate students to attend conferences/events to present papers, posters or other creative works related to their research.


NOTE: Effective July, 2017, this is a post-travel award.  You must travel first, then apply.


There are approximtely 30 awards for each competition, up to $750 each, depending on budgetary approval.

Area(s) of Study: Unrestricted
Value: up to $750
Eligibility:
  • The student must be registered in a graduate program at the University of Regina, be in good standing, and be registered at the time that the conference/event is held
  • The student must be presenting a paper, poster, or other creative work
  • The conference/event must be relevant to the student's program
  • Students may not receive this funding more than once at the Master's level or more than twice at the Ph.D. level


Student Status: Both
Applications:

Students must upload the following:

  • proof that a paper/poster, etc. was presented at a conference/festival/competition
  • A one page abstract of the paper/poster presented
  • Detailed listing of expenses incurred (economy air fares, hotel, food, transportation, etc)
  • A brief email to grad.funding@uregina.ca from your department's Graduate Coordinator or Supervisor, indicating department/faculty support of this travel is required.  Ensure you ask your department for this support well in advance of the deadline.  The Coordinator/Supervisor may decline your request if you do not provide them with sufficient time to consider it.  Please ensure you provide your Graduate Coordinator/Supervisor full information regarding your conference, specifically with the nature of your conference and if you were formally accepted to present.

Electronic copies of hotel receipts, air fare, food etc. and submit to grad.funding@uregina.ca  Do not submit originals. 

All of the items above are required for an application to be considered complete.

Address:

Application in GAP.

Applications will open in GAP approximately one month before the deadline, each year.

 

Deadline: March 15, 2018 for events scheduled from December 1, 2017 - February 28, 2018; October 31, 2018 deadline for events scheduled from March 1, 2018 - October 15, 2018