SENATE RESEARCH COMMITTEE
CONFERENCE TRAVEL - INTERNAL SSHRC FORM "B"
DEADLINE DATES FOR SUBMISSION TO THE OFFICE OF THE VICE-PRESIDENT (RESEARCH,
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION) UC2003 ARE:
MAY 15 - OCTOBER 15 - BY 4:30 P.M.
Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Submit one copy of this form along with required attachments (Please do not staple)
Please refer to Senate Research Committee SSHRC Guidelines for details.
If so, indicate the years.
TITLE AND NAME(S) Were you successful? Yes [ ] No [ ]
Year of Award:
Are you applying
RANK to SSHRC this year?
Yes [ ] No [ ]
Faculty Member [ ]
Have you received Senate Research Committee
Professor Emeritus [ ]
Conference Travel Funds in the present fiscal year?
Yes [ ] No [ ]
Date of Application:
Amount Awarded: $
Transportation: Most economical fare will be considered
TITLE OF PRESENTATION:
[ ] Train $ ___________ [ ] Plane $___________
TYPE OF PRESENTATION: [ ] Land $__________ [ ] Car $_____________
Paper [ ] Poster Session [ ] Food and Accommodation: $
Workshop [ ] Other [ ]
If “Other”, please explain_______________________ (Per diems in accordance with Lakehead University
Travel Expense Policy).
CHECK ALL APPLICABLE CATEGORIES:
Registration Fee: $
Abstract to be published [ ]
Paper to be published in conference TOTAL COST: $
proceedings [ ] AMOUNT REQUESTED: $
Paper to be submitted for journal publication (85% of total cost)
[ ] Maximum of $600 per year (April 1 to March 31)
Name of Journal:
_____________________________________________ Please attach the following information:
Have you applied for SSHRC External Funding in the 1. Confirmation of Conference Participation
past 4 years? 2. Documentation of Conference Fees
3. List of Publications for the last six (6) years.
Yes [ ] No [ ] BEGIN WITH THE MOST RECENT and follow
the order listed below using separate headings
as required. Evidence of status must be
provided for publications listed as
a. Publications since your last SRC Conference
c. Chapters in books
d. Refereed journal publications (published or
e. Other refereed contributions
SIGNATURE OF APPLICANT
SIGNATURE OF CHAIR/DIRECTOR
SENATE RESEARCH COMMITTEE
CONFERENCE TRAVEL - INTERNAL SSHRC FUNDS
GUIDELINES & PROCEDURES
The Senate Research Committee recommends to the
President financial support for research projects, 2. Applications can be submitted two times a
conference travel, and other activities which enhance year. Deadlines are May 15 and October 15.
the research reputation of Lakehead University and its Applications will be considered respectively at the May
faculty members. In general, the Committee considers and October meetings of the Senate Research
requests from SSHRC-eligible faculty on the basis of Committee.
merit, need, and the availability of funds. Applicants
should be aware that the Senate Research
Committee operates under Senate approved 3. Available funds for conference costs for a given
SSHRC fiscal year (April 1 - March 31) will be distributed
guidelines. All funding for internal research among the two periods. Unsuccessful applicants are not
competitions is limited and designated for eligible to resubmit their request for the same conference
specific uses. Due to the volume of to a subsequent Senate Research Committee meeting.
applications received for most funding All applicants are eligible to submit more than one request
opportunities, the Senate Research Committee for different conferences up to a maximum of $600.
does not provide applicants with comments or
4. Conference costs that are eligible include
justification for its decisions. All decisions are registration fees, per diem meal and accommodation
made internally through a peer review process expenses, and transportation. Per diem meal and
and all decisions are final. accommodation expenses are limited to four days and will
follow the Lakehead University Travel Expense Policy.
Funding will be considered at 85% of actual cost up to a
ALL FUNDS ARE AWARDED ON A COMPETITIVE maximum of $600 per year, depending upon the
BASIS availability of funds. Grants will not exceed $600 to any
individual in a given fiscal year.
Preference for funding is given to full-time, SSHRC -
eligible faculty members of Lakehead University, although 5. Applicants must apply prior to the time of the
in special circumstances part-time faculty, post-doctoral or conference unless the meeting is announced after the
research fellows may be considered. Preference will be deadline. If confirmation of notice of acceptance of the
given to applications from new faculty members. As well, paper is not received by the deadline, the applicant must
requests from faculty on behalf of graduate students will still submit an application. Payment of an award will,
be considered. however, be conditional upon receipt of appropriate
documentation by the Secretary of the Senate Research
Faculty members on sabbatical leave may be considered Committee.
for funding support for conference costs to 85% of the
costs to a maximum of $500 per fiscal year. 6. The Senate Research Committee will consider
requests to attend a conference for the purpose of
Because of limited available funds, faculty are expected to presenting a paper, conducting a workshop, a poster
develop their research to the point where applications can session or an equivalent event. In instances where there
be made externally to SSHRC. is joint authorship only one person will be considered for
support by the Senate Research Committee.
Funds are for the support of research activities in the
Social Sciences and Humanities which are covered under NOTE: Discussants, Chairpersons and
SSHRC's mandate. conference/workshop attendees do not
qualify for conference funding support from
Available funds will be distributed by category and
the Senate Research Committee.
competition dates according to allocations made early in
the granting year by the Senate Research Committee.
7. Preference for conference funding support is
These allocations will be publicized. In those instances,
given to full-time faculty members, although requests from
where all allocated funds for a given competition date are
part-time faculty and post-doctoral or research fellows as
not used, these funds will be forwarded within the same
well as requests from faculty on behalf of graduate
category to the next competition.
students will be considered.
CONFERENCE TRAVEL(Internal SSHRC Form"B")
8. Faculty members on sabbatical leave may be
considered for funding support for conference costs to
1. Requests for conference travel funds must be 85% of the costs to a maximum of $500 per fiscal year.
made on Senate Research Committee INTERNAL
SSHRC FORM "B" and submitted to the Secretary of Revised August 2011
the Senate Research Committee, Office of the Vice-
President (Research, Economic Development and