Trainee Travel Awards

Current application deadline: 20 October 2021

Funding for ICORD’s Trainee Travel Award is made available by the generous support of the Rick Hansen Foundation. This fund is designed to support travel costs to conferences, meetings, courses, or workshops for ICORD trainees.

The award will support eligible travel costs to a maximum of $1000.* See UBC Policy on Travel and Related Expenses for eligible expenses.

Special note for the Fall 2021 competition: 

Due to COVID, trainees may apply for up to $300 to cover virtual conference registration. There is no need to complete and upload the application form. Just complete the fields below.

See the application form for complete details.

How to apply

  1. Download the trainee travel award application form here * not required for Fall 2021
  2. Complete the application form and save it as a .pdf
  3. Complete the fields below to submit your application

Trainee Travel Award application

for travel to conferences and / or workshops
  • Last nameFirst name
  • Your supervisor must be an ICORD PI or Investigator.
  • Provide a link to the event website
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    Please upload your completed Trainee Travel Award application form in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format. *NOT REQUIRED FOR THE FALL 2020 COMPETITION
    Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, Max. file size: 2 MB.
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    You may upload up to one additional page to support your application.
    Max. file size: 2 MB.
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    If you are applying for funding to attend a conference, please attach a copy of your conference abstract (REQUIRED for conference travel applications).
    Max. file size: 2 MB.
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    A copy of the event program, agenda, or official letter of acceptance. If this is not available at the time of your submission, it must be provided with the reimbursement request. You may also provide a link to the event website in the next field.
    Max. file size: 2 MB.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.