Conference/Symposium Fund

As Of May 2022, the Conference/symposium fund will accept applications for in-person, hybrid or virtual events. 

The Conference/Symposium Fund supports international, national, and provincial conferences/symposiums that contribute to scholarship and are sponsored or hosted by the University within Alberta. The funding for the Conference Fund is provided by the Office of the Vice-President (Research) and is administered by the Office of Research, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

To ensure maximum use and distribution of the limited University of Alberta funds available, applicants are expected to seek other sources of support in addition to applying to this fund.

Application Process

  • Submit one typed original application package to All attachments are to be combined in one PDF.
  • Monthly Deadline: the first of every month or the first business day if the first falls on a weekend or a formal holiday at 4:00 PM.
  • 2022 Deadlines:

    January 3, 2022
    February 1, 2022
    March 1, 2022
    April 1, 2022
    May 2, 2022
    June 1, 2022
    July 4, 2022
    August 1, 2022
    September 1, 2022
    October 3, 2022
    November 1, 2022
    December 1, 2022

    If you require assistance or additional information, please contact the Office of Research (; 780-492-9723).