Travel awards

Travel awards are available to students who are presenting their work or research at major national and/or international conferences.

The Alberta Graduate Students Travel Incentive has been suspended by Alberta Advanced Education for the 2020-21 Academic Year.

At a glance


Costs of virtual conference




Suspended by Alberta Advanced Education for the 2020-21 Academic Year


Master's and doctoral; field of study is unrestricted

Preparing your application

You are encouraged to apply for awards when you have submitted your admissions application and received your University of Calgary student number (UCID). You are not required to meet the eligibility requirements in the terms of reference of an award when you apply, but if successful, you must meet the eligibility requirements at the time the award is paid.

Please ensure that you have completed the following two steps before submitting your application:

Read the terms of reference

Awards are based on merit. It is important to read and understand the award terms of reference listed on this page and/or on the agency, or donor website.

Know your eligibility

Read our guide to discover the polices and regulations that determines a student's award eligibility at the University of Calgary.

Award Guide: Eligibility