All full-time graduate students at AUC are eligible to apply for research, conference, and study abroad grants. Those who have just graduated, and intend to present the results of their graduate thesis at a recognized professional conference, may also apply. A graduate MA or MSc student is allowed only one conference grant per year, with a maximum of two conference grants per study period. He/She is also allowed up to one research grant per study period and up to one study abroad grant per study period.
PhD students are allowed up to three grants per study period, two of which must be conference grants. No more than one conference grant per year is allowed.
Graduate students must submit 2017 - 2018 grant applications to their programs/departments by one of the following four deadlines:
- September 20, 2017
- November 12, 2017
- February 11, 2018
- April 10, 2018
Types of Grants
1. Conference Grants:
For assisting with expenses for delivering a paper at a recognized conference about research work conducted while a graduate student at AUC.
2. Research Grants:
For assisting with expenses for research conducted for an AUC graduate thesis. The support can cover
- Supplies, services and data to be collected or purchased from external sources.
- Publishing costs of reprints, page charges and preparation of manuscripts for publishing.
- Travel expenses where applicable.
3. Exchange/Study-Abroad Grants:
For assisting with airfare and living expenses abroad. The applicant must be accepted as a non-degree student or as a visiting scholar, for up to one semester, in an institution with transferable credits to AUC. This grant is to possibly support an exchange/study abroad opportunity that would contribute to the completion of the applicant’s graduate degree requirements at AUC.
Students are requested to use the online system for the application. This system is accessible 10 days before the deadline for each cycle.