Travel Support for Canadian UArctic Members

Aboriginal Peoples
Arctic and Northern Regions


Academic Unit: inquire with unit

Memorial Deadline: Tuesday 30th, April 2024

External Deadline: Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis


This initiative aims to foster engagement and collaboration of Northern Canadians, including Indigenous peoples, within the UArctic network, with a specific focus on supporting participation and perspectives in UArctic activities and events. Priority for funding will be for Northern and Indigenous UArctic member faculty, students, community knowledge holders, Chairs and Thematic Network leads.

This program is made possible through the Global Arctic Leadership Initiative and supported by Global Affairs Canada.

The fund will provide up to $5,000 CAD in travel support to:

  • Students, faculty, and staff attending Arctic-related conferences, workshops, and meetings.
  • Institutionally-sponsored travel support for community knowledge holders.
  • UArctic Chairs and Thematic Network Leads representing UArctic at Arctic-related events.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and reviewed according to the following schedule:

  • April 30, 2024
  • August 31, 2024
  • December 31, 2024

To apply, please complete the application form, including a detailed budget and any supporting documentation through Memorial University’s Survey Apply system. Community member support requests must be sponsored by faculty, while student travel requests must be supported by a supervising professor.

For further inquiries, please contact Lisa Goulet, UArctic Membership Engagement Coordinator, at

See here for more information.

Funding Sources


This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: April 12, 2024