We are excited to announce several awards and funding opportunities for attendees of our upcoming conference. Our aim is to support and recognize the diverse talents and needs of our conference community. Below are the details of the available opportunities:
The Future Generations Foundation : Individual Applications
The FG Foundation accepts applications for funding for programs aimed at education, healing and reconciliation, and cultural knowledge building. The goal of the FG Foundation is to help First Nations, Métis people and communities address the impacts of the Indian residential school’s system, and to provide resourcing to create meaningful opportunities that improve the quality of life for First Nations and Métis people.
Outstanding Student Proposal Award
The Canadian Association for Social Work Education – Association canadienne pour la formation en travail social (CASWE-ACFTS) aims to provide funding support to student members who have the most promising presentation submissions and who are registered to attend the CASWE-ACFTS Annual Conference. Every year five awards will be provided for up to $500 each, with two awards to be allocated to undergraduate students, another two to master’s students, and one to a doctoral student. If there are unused funds in any of the student categories then the funds will be redistributed to the other categories as per the decision of the Selection Committee.
For more information, please consult the Outstanding Student Proposal Award Guidelines.
For more information on proposals and on conference theme and sub-themes, please consult the Abstract Guidelines.
Congress Child and Dependent Care Subsidy
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The Federation is pleased to offer an award program to help offset the cost of child and dependent care for participants in Congress 2024. The Congress Child and Dependent Care Subsidy program consists of a reimbursement of up to $200 for eligible expenses. This program stems from the Federation’s commitment to creating a more accessible, equitable, inclusive, and decolonized Congress experience for all attendees.
Participation in Congress 2024 as a presenter, chair, moderator, or respondent;
Be members in good standing of one of the Federation’s scholarly associations who will be hosting a conference at Congress;
Be registered for Congress 2024; and
Provide an application statement to their association detailing professional status, dependent care needs, and estimated amount of financial support requested (max 250 words).
Note : Priority to be given to graduate students, early career researchers, and Congress participants that meet the registration category criteria of underemployed or unemployed attendee.
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Congress Graduate Merit Award
The Federation is pleased to offer an award program to help facilitate the participation of graduate students in Congress activities. The Congress Graduate Merit Award (CGMA) program consists of a $500 prize amount and has two main objectives:
1. As a merit-based award, it serves to recognize and celebrate the academic excellence of deserving graduate students who present their work at Congress;
2. The award’s financial value is primarily meant to help offset costs associated with participating in Congress.
Each award is valued at $500 and will be disbursed in July 2024.
Be graduate students (M.A., Ph.D.) enrolled in a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada;
Be in good academic standing;
Be members of one of the Federation’s scholarly associations hosting a conference at Congress 2024;
Provide their association with a 250-word (max) abstract of the research they propose to present at Congress 2024.