The Faculty of Arts Conference Fund supports hosting of conferences, symposia, or colloquia that contribute to scholarship and are hosted by the University within Alberta. Funding for the Faculty of Arts Conference fund comes from the Office of the Vice-President Research.
- Full Conference Fund Grants - Up to $2,000: Full Conference Fund grants are for conferences, symposia, or colloquia held on campus or in Edmonton
- Off Campus Conference Fund Grants - Up to $1,000: Conferences, symposia, or colloquia held off campus (within Alberta)
- Partial Conference Fund Grants - Up to $1,000: Partial Conference Fund grants are for conferences, symposia, or colloquia with three or fewer speakers for one day or less, particularly those focused on a single theme and targeted to a modest, essentially local audience.
The Faculty of Arts holds two competitions each year for the Faculty of Arts Conference Fund.
Application deadlines are April 15 and October 15. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm.
If the deadline date falls on a weekend or stat holiday, applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm the following business day.
Eligibility: All continuing faculty members and graduate students, full or part-time, in the Faculty of Arts are eligible to apply for support of appropriate conferences, symposia, or colloquia making contributions to scholarship. Conferences, symposia, or colloquia hosted by graduate students or student organizations must be co-sponsored by faculty advisors willing to undertake responsibility for the award. Please see the Policies and Procedures document linked below for complete eligibility criteria.
Applications should be submitted to:
Associate Dean Research
Faculty of Arts
Applications must be submitted electronically, as a single PDF with all required supporting documentation included. Hard copies or incomplete applications are not accepted and will not be considered for adjudication.