$1,500 University Of Alberta, Canada FGSR Graduate Travel Awards, 2018


The University of Alberta is inviting applications from Canadian students for graduate travel awards to master & doctoral students who travel in the interests of developing their research. The award aims to assist with the cost of travel expenses for students’ active participation at a conference or research trip. Hurry now and apply for the $1,500 University Of Alberta, Canada FGSR Graduate Travel Awards for 2018-2019 academic year. See details below for more information.

Scholarship Type:

University of Alberta awards are available for the graduate program.
This includes master’s students transferring or who have transferred to a PhD program.

Field Of study:

The University of Alberta awards are available to students for a research trip.

Scholarship Benefits:


Host Country Of Scholarship:


Country Eligible For The Scholarship:

Canadian students are welcome to apply.

Eligibility For The $1,500 University Of Alberta, Canada FGSR Graduate Travel Awards:

to be qualified, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • All appicants must be registered full-time in their program at the time of application and at the time of proposed travel.
  • All applicants must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher, based on the most recent 15 credits of graded coursework (or closest approximation thereof) in their current program at the time of application

Master’s Students:

  • Applicants must have completed no more than four years in the master’s program at the time of travel.
  • Applicants who are in a thesis-based program: at the time of application, must have completed the preliminary course work and other prerequisites (approximately the first two terms of your program and all grades must be final). You must be actively engaged in thesis research ( by registering in full time thesis credits.
  • If you are in a course-based program: at the time of application, you must have completed at least two university terms of full-time coursework (grades must be final) in the program by the time you travel. Course-based students are required to be registered full-time in each Fall and Winter term; spring/summer term registration is not required if full-time coursework was completed in the preceding Fall and Winter terms.

Doctoral Students:

  • Applicants must have completed no more than six years in the doctoral program at the time of travel. This includes master’s students who have transferred to a PhD program.
  • At the time of application:

You must have completed your preliminary coursework and other prerequisites completed your candidacy examination and be actively engaged in thesis research (registered in full-time thesis credits).

How To Apply For The Scholarship:

To apply, you must submit all of the following documents by email to [email protected] from your ualberta.ca email account; hard copy applications will not be accepted for this award:

  •  FGSR Graduate Travel Award application form.– Application fields must be completed in their entirety; missing information will deem your application incomplete and such will be rejected.

    – For general allowable travel expenses guidelines that FGSR follows, please refer to the University’s Travel Expense Procedure. Note that not all expenses listed within this document are acceptable for FGSR Graduate Travel Awards.

    – The application form must be reviewed and signed by the applicant’s Supervisor or Department Chair/Coordinator prior to submission to FGSR.

    2) Supporting Documents:

    Documents must be copies of the official originals (ex. print out of email, the copy of the letter, etc), and must include the organizations’ particulars (signatures, email address, organization logo, URL’s, etc.). Do not copy and paste information into a Word document. Screenshots and jpeg images will not be accepted.

    If you are travelling to a conference, your application must include:

    1. Documentation from the conference organizers confirming your poster or paper has been accepted for presentation OR a letter of invitation to participate in a panel discussion or to exhibit your work
    2. Documentation from the conference organizers confirming your registration; the document should outline the cost for registration and what items are included in the registration fee (meals, accommodation, etc.). You must still send confirmation of registration if there is no registration fee.
    3. Documentation confirming your acceptance/ invitation and registration must be in your name. If your supervisor has submitted on your behalf and subsequently the documentation has been sent in their name, your supervisor must provide an explanatory memo to be included with your application.

    If the nature of your trip is research development, your application must include:

    • Documentation from the organizers that confirms your participation to a data collection site, workshop, summer institute, etc.
      • Documentation that you paid the associated expenses (eg. registration fee) if any.
      • If the above documentation is not available, a letter of support from your University supervisor commenting on the significance of the trip for your research program. The letter must outline the specific dates and location in which you are undertaking your research.

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Application Closing Date:

November 12, 2018

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