Apply to the SGS Sponsorship Fund by October 30

Design an event, draft a budget to support your plans, and show how you can significantly engage graduate students and/or postdoctoral fellows as collaborators and participants!

The SGS Sponsorship Fund supports two types of initiatives designed, led, and attended by graduate students and/or postdoctoral fellows at U of T:

  • The SGS Events Fund offers up to $2,000 to support the planning and implementation of an event at U of T. For the 2020-21 cycle, SGS is calling for proposals for virtual initiatives involving U of T graduate students and/or postdoctoral fellows focused on community-building, engagement, and networking across programs and disciplines with particular interest in events focused on students from under-represented groups.
  • The SGS Innovation in Graduate Professional Development Fund invites proposals for the development of new or expanded Graduate Professional Development initiatives. SGS will provide up to $1,000 to successful proposals. Examples of activities supported by this Fund include: organizing a career development seminar series, developing an alumni engagement or speaker series, creating a professional skills workshop for grad students and/or postdocs, and more.

Deadlines to submit to SGS:

  • October 30, 2020
  • March 1, 2021
  • May 31, 2021

Learn more and download an application here.


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