Cultural Studies

Cultural Studies

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program

Cultural Studies

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program

site header

Travel Funding 

Cultural Studies Travel Funding Policy

Cultural Studies conference funds are available to Cultural Studies students who have presented at a conference during the academic year (September-August).

Funds will be distributed at the end of this period, equally among applicants to a minimum of $100. Should the number of applicants exceed the total amount of funding available (i.e. each applicant would receive less than $100), a lottery will take place in which priority will be given to those who have not received funding in previous years.

Students can only apply for conference funding once per academic year.

Please email the following information to by August 15th:

  • Titles and Date(s) of Conference
  • Your Name and Student Number
  • Budget Summary/Invoice
  • Applicable Receipts (please note that boarding passes are required for air or rail travel

The Graduate Dean's Travel Grant for Doctoral Field Research

The Graduate Dean's Travel Grant for Doctoral Field Research provides financial support for doctoral students pursuing dissertation or project research at a considerable distance from Queen's. Awards will be made through a competition. The maximum value of the award is $3,000. Graduate programs and Departments are sent details and application materials approximately 8 weeks prior to the annual competition deadline. Applications are normally due to the department in January. Please check your email for full details. 

The 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. 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, to the office of the Vice-Dean in the Faculty of Arts & Science (care of Diane Reid, The recipient 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.

The deadline for submission is March 15.