Academic Travel Fund

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The Academic Travel Fund supports undergraduate student travel to academic conferences, meetings and/or research activities that will enhance their own academic experience and make a clear contribution to enhancing the student experience.

The fund reimburses approved travel expenses up to $2,000. 

Project proposals will be considered three times per year.

Deadline dates for the 2018-19 academic year: 

Round 1: Friday, October 12, 2018
Round 2: Friday, January 11, 2019
Round 3: Friday, March 1, 2019

Additionally, 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 additional information, please see the guidelines.

All proposals must be submitted online through the Intranet before 11:59pm on the deadline date. 

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