Professional Development Grant

Fall Intake: October 7 – 21, 2019

Winter Intake: January 27 – February 10, 2020

Applications are due at 4:00 pm MT on the last day of the intake period. Applications submitted after 4:00 pm MT will NOT be accepted. 

Professional Development Grants (PDGs) are funded by the Graduate Students’ Association (Association) of the University of Calgary (UCalgary). The PDGs fund academic pursuits that are not directly related to degree requirements, but are of value to the academic careers, or will enhance the intellectual life of graduate students at the UCalgary.

It is YOUR responsibility to ensure that your application is complete before submission (i.e., forms complete, necessary signatures obtained). Only COMPLETE applications (submitted as one PDF file) will be accepted for review. Do not submit until your application is COMPLETE.

It is ideal if you submit your application as a “flattened” (not editable) PDF file to minimize transmission issues when submitting. 

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Note: PDG Application Form and Terms of Reference have been updated for the Fall 2019 semester. Please review the current Terms of Reference and use the 2019-20 Application below. Download the application and fill it out on your computer.


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