Graduate, Professional & Interdisciplinary Studies

Research Funding

Research Funding

Graduate Student Research and Creative Projects Award (RCPA)
The RCPA is an internal grant program for matriculated graduate students. The purpose of the program is to support and encourage research and creative projects that enhance the graduate students' professional development as they pursue their master's degree or Certificate of Advanced Study. All matriculated graduate students in good standing (cumulative gpa of 3.0 or higher) are eligible to apply for this grant. The maximum award is $400 per annum. 


The deadline for Fall applications is October 1, the deadline for Spring/Summer application is March 1.

Be prepared to upload the following items during the online application process:

  1. Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume.
  2. RCPA Faculty Sponsorship Letter.
  3. Documentation indicating HREB approval (if applicable).
  4. Detailed Budget for how you plan to use the RCPA award.
    Complete this form to APPLY NOW!

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