David Edney Research Travel Award


This annual award provides two graduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Science with an opportunity to study and do research in Paris, France, for up to two months in the summer in a fully-equipped apartment owned by Queen's alumnus, Professor David Edney.

The opportunity comes with a stipend of up to $1,800 to support expenses related to research, travel and cultural experiences, that will be reimbursed upon submission of suitable receipts, adhering to the Queen's Travel Policy, with final report.


Two students will be selected on the basis of academic excellence, merit, and the quality of the proposal. The award will be available to funding-eligible Master's or Ph.D. level students enrolled in a graduate department or program in any Faculty of Arts and Science discipline. Successful applicants will be required to write a brief summary of the impact of the award on their research to be provided to the donor.

Applicants should submit a 500-word letter of application, including project and research details, with a copy of transcripts using the form below and letter of support from supervisor. In the section provided on the form, please articulate how you have considered Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Indigeneity in your application. The recipients of the award will be selected by a committee chaired by the Vice-Dean, and consisting of three faculty members and a representative from Arts and Science Advancement.

Application Deadline is November 15.