Research & Travel Fund

Winter and Summer 2017 – RTF Info

Due: October 30th 2017

The deadline for Winter and Summer 2017 Research and Travel Fund applications is October 30th 2017. RTF eligible activities must have taken place from January 1st 2017 – August 31st 2017.

Below, please find the RTF application form and guidelines. Please note that the percentage of funding you may receive varies, and depends on the total number of applications received. Completed application forms (including cover letter, signature of endorsement from your supervisor, proof of registration, original receipts and supporting documents) must be submitted to the GESSA mailbox in HNES 137 by 4pm on the day of the deadline. We regret that late applications cannot be accepted.

After carefully reading through the guidelines in the link below, if you have any questions, please direct them to

RTF Guidelines  – information regarding how to apply

RTF Application– fill in on the computer, print and submit

RTF Plain Application– just the plain application form

NOTE: The guidelines were updated in November 2016 to include information about claiming homestays, as well as the requirement for all applicants to provide proof of registration for the relevant term.


Fall 2016 RTF Results

The Fall 2016 RTF Grant is complete and cheques have been issued. This session GESSA gave $5000 in grants to MES students. All eligible applicants and claims received 43.2% of the requested funding with a maximum claim amount of $500 or $300 depending on the activity.