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 registration, travel, accommodation, meals and other costs related to conference presentations. To be eligible, students must be presenting a paper at a recognized scholarly peer-reviewed conference. Applicants are eligible to receive up to $750 per conference, to a maximum of $1,000 per fiscal year (May 1- April 30). All original receipts for expenses claimed must be submitted to the Program Coordinator within 60 days of incurring expenses.

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.