Conference Participation Subsidy

The CSA has set aside funds generated from the ‘Full-time Academic – Sponsor’ membership registration category to subsidize the cost of Congress delegate registration fees for eligible members in precariously employed positions participating as a presenter, panelist, chair, or discussant.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Membership in the Canadian Sociological Association
    • Must be active at the time of application and through June 2, 2023
  • Participation in the 2023 Canadian Sociological Association Conference as a presenter, panelist, chair, or discussant
  • Professional status in one of the following categories;
    • Postdoctoral Fellow
    • Limited-term Contract Faculty
    • Sessional Instructor
    • NPO / Community Organization Employee (non-academic)
    • Unemployed / independent scholar

Student participants may apply for the Travel Grant Program and those identifying as Black or Indigenous may be eligible for complimentary Congress delegate registration.  Contact us for additional information.

Application and Claim Process

  1. Applicants must complete the online form by March 17, 2023
  2. Application approval notices will be sent by email on or about March 24, 2022
    • Funding levels will be determined by the number of eligible applications received and available budget.  Therefore, the funding provided for approved applicants may not cover the full cost of Congress delegate registration fee
  3. Successful applicants should register as a Congress delegate with the Canadian Sociological Association Conference Fee included before March 31, 2023 to benefit from reduced rates
    • The final date to register as a delegate is April 15, 2023
  4. A copy of the delegate registration receipt must be saved in order to claim the approved funding
  5. Successful applicants will be sent instructions to claim their funding with a request for a copy of the Congress delegate registration receipt (with Canadian Sociological Association Conference fee included) in May.
  6. Funding will be sent by etransfer in late June (following the Conference)