Academic Travel Fund

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The Academic Travel Fund assists students to undertake an experience that contributes to the individual’s academic direction towards research, graduate school, engaging with the academic community, or community-engaged learning. The fund provides financial assistance to students to undertake a non-credit-bearing academic travel experience.

Eligible expenses for which receipts are produced will be reimbursed up to $2,500 per student per award, and is not meant to cover 100% of costs.

Applications must be submitted online through the intranet by 11:59 pm on the deadline date:
  • Round 1: Friday, September 27, 2019
  • Round 2: Friday, February 28, 2020
  • Round 3: Friday, March 20, 2020
For additional information, please see the guidelines.

Students awarded funds to travel outside of Canada are required to attend a Pre-Departure Orientation Session offered through the Safety Abroad Office.

Please contact the International Student Centre at for information on registering for a session.

Applications for any United Nations-related trips will no longer be accepted.

This initiative is an attempt to address the financial need of students, in support of academic travel. 

For more information, please contact us at 416-208-4760 or