GREAT Award

Eligibility

The GREAT Award program is designed to provide funds to support travel to conferences or other scholarly meeting presentations. Students may receive only one GREAT Award per academic year.

All full time graduate students registered in Master’s or Doctorate who are in good standing and not in time limitation are eligible to apply. These awards are only granted for the applicant’s own research and if there is no additional funding available from external sources. (i.e. supervisor, government travel grant etc.).

Application Process

  • Students should apply when they submit their application to the event. Please do not wait until you have been accepted. Proof of acceptance will be required before the money will be issued. It will be released in the form of a scholarship.
  • Recipients of travel support must also submit a brief report to Experimental Surgery's Office within 1 month of returning from the event. If they fail to submit the report the award will be cancelled.

Value of Awards

Travel awards in increments of $250 up to a maximum of $1,000 are available to pay for transport, conference fees,  etc. at the recipient’s discretion. Expenditure must be justified with receipts.

Attribution of Awards

The number of awards attributed will be dependent on the amount of funding available. Recipients will be determined by Awards Committee. 

Note on payment of the award: The award is paid as a reimbursement of travel expenses. Recipients must enter Direct Deposit Bank Account information on Minerva in order to receive it. Recipients must provide the Department with original receipts. Submit your signed application with a copy of abstract and, if available, copy of acceptance letter to the Graduate Program Coordinator (Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Room A7.117) or by email to gradstudies.surgery [at] mcgill.ca.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION:  DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR FALL - December 1st, 2020

PLEASE FILL OUT THE APPLICATION FORM and SUBMIT IT WITH BUDGET INFORMATION

PDF iconGREAT Award Application form

STEPS TO TAKE IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR AWARD award_info_sheet_website.pdf

 

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