Summer Student Travel Grant

**New for Summer 2017** Summer Student Travel Grants have been designed to assist undergraduate and medical students to travel to prestigious national and international meetings and conferences to present their work, network and learn. Approximately 1-3 grants of up to $1,200 CDN will be available.

Eligibility

The following applicant eligibility criteria applies-

  • The applicant is registered in the 2016-2017 BCCHR Summer Student Research Program
  • The applicant's primary investigator is a BC Children's Hospital Research Investigator. Applicant's supervised by Affiliate Investigators are not eligible for funding
  • The applicant is planning to present a paper or poster at a meeting or conference outside the Lower Mainland. The content should correspond to the applicant's summer student research project
  • The applicant is an authour on the paper or poster being presented
  • The applicant is travelling between August 1, 2017 and March 1, 2018

Applications that meet all of the above criteria will then be entered into a draw. Successful applicants will not receive funding until a copy of the conference program, agenda or an official letter showing acceptance of an abstract is provided. The applicant will be asked to submit receipts for reimbursement; advances are not permitted. Expenses without receipts will not be reimbursed.

Application Process

To apply, download the 'Summer Student Travel Grant' below and submit the completed form to reseduc@bcchr.ca by July 31, 2017. 

Summer Student Travel Grant - Guidelines & Application Form

All award application forms are formatted as fillable Adobe PDF's that can be saved.

Internet Explorer: Forms will open automatically in Adobe.

Apple Safari: Forms are not compatible with browser preview,you will get a 'Please wait..' error message. To access the forms -

  • On the menu bar go to File > Export as PDF
  • Download and save the application form to your desktop
  • Open Adobe Reader on your computer
  • Go to File > Open to select and open the application form

Mozilla Firefox &Google Chrome: Forms are not compatible with browser preview,you will get a 'Please wait..' error message. To access the forms -

  • Download and save the application form to your desktop
  • Open Adobe Reader on your computer
  • Go to File > Open to select and open the application form

If you have any problems or concerns contactreseduc@bcchr.ca.