Winners of the EGSS GSEA are entitled to an award of either:• $250 for attending a conference, workshop, or scholarly meeting in Canada or the continental United States.• $500 for attending a conference, workshop, or scholarly meeting outside of Canada or the continental United States (i.e., Hawaii, Alaska, etc.).
1) All members of the Education Graduate Students’ Society are eligible to apply for the award. This includes non-thesis and international students.2) Students are eligible to receive a maximum of one (1) GSEA per academic year.3) Students who are receiving direct financial support to attend the conference/ scholarly meeting from their supervisor/ department are not eligible for this award.4) Priority will be given to students who do not hold a bursary, scholarship, or fellowship of over $15,000 for this academic year.
Required Application Documents:
1) Completion and submission of this Google Forms A confirmation message will appear when successfully completed2) A completed Supervisor/Faculty Member Support form found here: https://egssmcgill.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/gsea-supervisor-form.pdf3) Confirmation of full time status: In fulfillment of this section, you may log into your MINERVA account and do the following: Click on Student Menu Click on Student Records Menu Click on Letters – Proof of Enrolment Under Term and Status: Select the academic year in which your conference is being held Under Type of Letter: Select Proof of Enrolment/Graduation Click Submit/Print and attach the generated letter to your application4) A copy of the registration, confirming your participation or presence at the event** *If not available at the time of application, please include proof of submission or a copy of the conference program. Please note that proof of acceptance is required prior to payment of the award.** Please email required documents 2,3, & 4 in PDF format to: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: Lastname, Firstname - GSEA Research - Deadline Date
Deadline for application:
For events held: Application deadline:
November 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017 October 15, 2016March 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017 February 15, 2017July 1, 2017 to October 31, 2017 June 15, 2017
According to 18.104.22.168.1 in the EGSS constitution, please note that the award eligible recipient has one (1) month after EGSS has notified the award winner to accept the travel award. If the award eligible recipient fails to notify EGSS whether they will accept the travel award or not at the end of one month, this will result in a forfeiture of the award.Furthermore, upon acceptance of the 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.