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CLARE Graduate Student Travel Award

The Department of Classics and Religion supports graduate students through planned research trips, seminars, conferences and other events. The purpose of this funding is to support students to build knowledge in their discipline and profession through research trips or to make a presentation at a conference.

Graduate students in good standing, enrolled in graduate programs in the Department of Classics and Religion are eligible to apply.

Graduate students are normally limited to one department travel award per academic year and are strongly encouraged to apply for other available awards. Please contact the Department of Classics and Religion and FGS to find out about a variety of award opportunities.

Guidelines / Criteria
The award aims to support graduate students in CLARE, University of Calgary, who are presenting their research at academic conferences or embarking on research trips relevant to their degree. The following forms of presentations are supported by this award: paper presentations, poster presentations, roundtables, and other scholarly activities that align to the student's graduate program, scholarship, and research interests. Award dollars received may be directed to conference or research travel, accommodation, entrance fees, allowable per diem rates (for travel outside of Calgary), and conference registrations fees.

Individuals who receive an award are expected to submit a brief report on what was accomplished during the trip along with a final budget and original receipts.

Award Parcels
Graduate students will be eligible to receive department awards ranging in amounts up to $1,500 CAD.

Application Process
Please use the Graduate Student Conference Travel Award Application.  Please note that this application form must be downloaded prior to starting and saving the document. A PDF copy of these guidelines can be found here.

Review Process

The CLARE Department Head will review all applications within 30 days of application submission dates. Applicants will be notified by the CLARE Department Manager within seven days of the review.

Submission Dates
Applications are to be submitted on or before 4.30 PM on:

  • October 15
  • February 1 

If the aforementioned dates fall on a weekend, applications are to be submitted no later than 4.30 pm on the first Monday following that weekend.

Applications and supporting documents are to be compiled in ONE pdf document and submitted electronically to CLARE Department Manager, Sharla Mann

Only completed applications will be reviewed.  Presenters are required to include the confirmation of presentation at time of application.

Please direct questions to Sharla Mann, CLARE Department Manager, | 403-220-6988.