Travel Grant (conference)

CSDC Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are eligible for one travel grant of $1250 per academic year to present a paper/ poster at a conference or workshop.

Students who have not used their travel grant in the previous academic year are eligible to use it in the following year. However, such credits cannot be extended beyond one academic year.

NEW  In order to be eligible for this travel grant, you must submit your application at least 4 weeks before the conference. Following the review of the application, the applicant will receive an email notification with details of the allocated travel grant.

Please note, students from l’Université de Montréal and l’Université Laval are required to submit their original receipts and boarding passes to the secretary of the Department of Political Science at Université de Montréal or Université Laval.

Basic Information
Conference Information
Write out the full name
Required documentation
You need to attach the proof of acceptance to present your paper/poster.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx ppt pptx.
You need to attach the proof of conference/workshop registration.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx ppt pptx.
You need to attach your flight, bus or train itinerary. NOTE that you need to keep your original boarding passes. After the conference you need to send your boarding passes to csdc-cecd@mcgill.ca. Students at Université de Montréal and Université Laval have to submit their original receipts and boarding passes at their respective departmental secretaries at UdeM or U Laval.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx ppt pptx.
Proof of accommodation must also be provided.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Please upload a detailed budget (Canadian dollars) in an excel sheet, with all expenses described including travel (flight, train or bus), ground transportation (public transit or taxi), accommodation, conference registration fees etc. If any of these expenses are in a foreign currency, please include both foreign currency and Canadian conversion as well as the date of the conversion.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: xls xlsx.
If needed, please upload any other receipts or documentation in a single pdf.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
If you are unable to provide any of the above required documentation, please provide a detailed explanation of why it is missing.