EGSS Solidarity Fund Application 2016-2017
Please read instructions carefully! Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Awards offered:

Funding of up to $1000 for your student-run education related initiatives and events. These include but are not limited to symposiums, speakers, conferences, workshops and/or networking events.


Eligibility Criteria:

1) All members of the Education Graduate Students’ Society are eligible to apply for the award. This includes non-thesis and international students.
2) Events are eligible to receive a maximum of one (1) Solidarity Fund award per academic year.
3) Awardees will promote EGSS as a sponsor/supporter of their event on promotional materials.


Required Application Documents:

1) Completion and submission of this Google Forms
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2) Explanation of event/initiative and its relevance to EGSS and its members (Max. 1 page).
3) Detailed event budget. Please include any internal/external sources of funding, and the specific areas where funding is
4) Confirmation of total registrants at time of application.

* Please email required documents 2, 3, & 4 in PDF format to: with subject line:
Lastname, Firstname - Solidarity Fund Application - Deadline Date

Deadline for application:

For events held: Application deadline:

November 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017 October 15, 2016
March 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017 February 15, 2017
July 1, 2017 to October 31, 2017 June 15, 2017


According to in the EGSS constitution, please note that the Solidarity Fund award eligible recipient has one (1) month after EGSS has notified the award winner to accept the Solidarity Fund award. If the award eligible recipient fails to notify EGSS whether they will accept the Solidarity Fund award or not at the end of one month, this will result in a forfeiture of the award.
Furthermore, upon acceptance of the Solidarity Fund award, students have 3 months to pick up the award at EGSS or notify EGSS that they intend to pick up the award at a later date. Failure to do so within the time limit will result in a forfeiture of the award.

Full Name
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Phone Number
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McGill ID Number
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Academic Status
(i.e., MA2, PHD3)
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Name of Event/Initiative
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Location of Event/Initiative
*Specific location on or off McGill campus
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Date of Event/Initiative
Name of group or club organizing event?
*If not applicable please enter N/A
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Amount of Solidarity Fund support sought:
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Expected Interest in Event/Initiative?
*How many are expected to attend? Number of people who have committed or shown interest.
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If your funding application is approved, are you willing to promote EGSS' logo on your promotional material(s)? (i.e. website, flyers, posters, booklets/brochures etc)
I confirm that I will email required documents 2, 3, & 4 in PDF format to: with subject line: Lastname, Firstname - Solidarity Fund Application - Deadline Date
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