Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism

Graduate Student Travel & Research Funding

Students may apply for program funding through the Theory Centre Graduate Student Conference Travel subsidy. Eligible expenses include:

To be eligible, students must be presenting a paper at a recognized scholarly peer-reviewed conference. Applicants are eligible to receive up to $400 per year (July 1 - June 30). Original, itemized receipts must be submitted within 60 days for all expenses except parking and tolls (credit card sales slips or statements are not accepted).

For faster processing, online expense forms should be used. Contact the Program Coordinator for more information.

The Society of Graduate Students/Grad Club Travel Subsidy covers up to a maximum of $500 based on demonstrated need. Subsidy deadlines are the last business day of each term.  Applications must be submitted within the term of the conference and are adjudicated once each term after the deadline. Learn more

The Graduate Thesis Research Award is designed to support the costs of research undertaken by full-time graduate students enrolled in a graduate program in Theory and Criticism. Applicants must be engaged in doing research as part of their degree requirements. The maximum award available is $750 per recipient. Funds can be requested to help offset the costs of field (including travel) research. The application deadline is February 1st. Application found here.