Our goal at Concordia is first and foremost to ensure that the members of our community are safe, and that we operate according to the measures implemented by the Quebec government. Although the Concordia Conference and Exposition Award is once again available, students are asked to adhere to the current government guidelines prior to and after travelling. Please note that the award remains available to virtual conferences as well.
As a key element of supporting the safety of members of the Concordia community while abroad, we strongly encourage any Concordian travelling outside of Canada to register their trip in the International Travel Registry. (You can also find the link to submit travel details on the Student Hub's My CU Account page.) The registry allows the university to know where Concordia students are when travelling outside of Canada on Concordia business, and to be in a position to provide emergency assistance if needed.
Registered graduate students can receive funding to present at major scholarly conferences, or artistic exhibitions in a peer-reviewed or juried context. The purpose of this award is to encourage students to disseminate their research, acquire professional and practical experience as well as to enhance Concordia’s profile in the external research community.
Doctoral students can travel anywhere in the world and receive funding of up to $15,000 total when registered in their program (or $1,000 for every term of study in their first five years). In contrast, Master’s students are only eligible for this award once, anytime within the first six terms of their program.
Applications must be received before the conference start date.
Conference Travel Award - Faculty of Arts and Science
Standout graduate research award
This biannual competition (usually in March and September each year) is meant to recognize exceptional research projects based at Concordia, which have been released to the public in the eight months prior to the deadline date. The 1000$ award recognizes the graduate researcher, as well as the importance of their study to the general public.
The School of Graduate Studies offers up to two Concordia Stand-Out Graduate Research Awards each competition; when possible, one will be awarded in the category of “Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences” and the other in “Engineering, Medical Sciences and Natural Sciences”.
Please note that all students must have applied to the Relève étoiles, in order to be eligible to apply for the Stand-Out Graduate Research Award.
Parental leave supplement award for graduate students
The Parental-Leave Supplement Award will provide financial support to international graduate students taking a parental leave of absence and allow them some breathing-room without the added stress of thinking they may not have the financial means to interrupt or complete their studies.
Students who are a recipient of an internal award, (donor award, department/faculty specific award, graduate award from University funds, and research bursary), may apply for the Parental Leave Supplement Award.
To be eligible, students must:
be a graduate international student;
be granted an approved parental leave of absence;
have completed at least one term of full-time studies in their current program.
be a recipient of an internal award (donor award, department/faculty specific award, graduate award from University funds, and research bursary).