The University of the Arctic (UArctic) is pleased to announce a call for submissions from faculty, students, and staff at Canadian member institutions for travel funding support. This initiative, facilitated through the Global Arctic Leadership Initiative and supported by Global Affairs Canada, aims to foster engagement and collaboration of Northern Canadians, including Indigenous peoples, within the UArctic network. The fund is specifically designed to support opportunities for participation and perspectives in UArctic activities and events.

  • Funding Amount: Up to $5,000 CAD in travel support.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Open to students, faculty, and staff of Canadian UArctic member Institutions, institutionally-sponsored travel support for community knowledge holders, and UArctic Chairs and Thematic Network Leads.
  • Application Deadline: Submissions are accepted at any time and will be reviewed on the following schedule: April 30, 2024; August 31, 2024; December 31, 2024.
  • Application Process: Completion of the application form, detailed budget, and supporting documentation through Memorial University’s Public Engagement portal.
  • Reporting Requirements: Recipients are required to submit a 1–2 page report following the event, with photos and testimonials encouraged.

Application Process:

Requests for funding must be submitted before travel through Memorial University’s Survey Apply system.

Contact Information:

For inquiries and further information, please see the fund guide or contact Lisa Goulet, UArctic Membership Engagement Coordinator, at