FHSD Graduate Student Travel Grant

The Faculty of Health & Social Development’s internal Graduate Student Travel Grant is intended to subsidize travel to conferences for full-time graduate students in Master’s or Doctoral programs only. In order to be eligible, students must currently be registered at UBC Okanagan and be presenting scholarly work (e.g. a presentation, poster, demonstration) based on results from research conducted while a graduate student at UBC Okanagan. Applications will be assessed faculty within FHSD.

Value

Up to $1,000 for all travel (Canada, USA, International).

Application Deadline

To be announced. Normally twice per year (Winter Session Term 1 and Winter Session Term 2 are typical call for applications).

Eligibility

Full time graduate students presenting their scholarly work at a conference are eligible to apply. Late applications will not be accepted. It is ideal if the applicant can identify with a letter of acceptance or conference program their involvement.

  • Student must be registered in a UBC Okanagan graduate program at the time of the application and at the time of the conference.
  • The research for this presentation must have been done while you were a student at UBC Okanagan and must not be part of a Research Assistantship (RA) job.
  • Applicants may receive travel funding once as a Master’s student and twice as a PhD student (in non-consecutive years).
  • Applicants must be in good standing (B+ minimum?) to apply.

Non Eligible: Where two or more students who co-author a paper or presentation only one may apply for funds to travel to any given conference.

Contact

Please email fhsd.graduateprogram@ubc.ca for more information.