Conference and Competition Funding | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Conference and Competition Funding

Deca Guelph students

The College of Business and Economics is proud to support professional development activities and experiential learning opportunities that allow students to engage in practical applications of theories learned through their business education (i.e. attending industry related competitions and conferences).

There is a formal application process in place for students seeking financial support to for these learning opportunities. Applications are reviewed by a committee on a monthly basis and funds are allocated accordingly.
 


Attending a conference or competition

Attending a conference or competition can offer students an opportunity to apply learned skills, network with future employers and colleagues and gain a number of additional skills outside of the classroom, including;

  • a new perspective
  • deeper knowledge on a topic
  • networking abilities
  • a glimpse into the working world
  • practical knowledge

Read our FAQ for more information.


Application process for funding to attend a conference or competition

Recommended conferences and competitions

Link to list of conferences and competitions



Course-related experiential learning

Limited loans are available for BComm students participating in experiential learning activities embedded within a College of Business and Economics course. Students should refer to their course syllabus for more information on these opportunities. Opportunities to participate in an experiential learning opportunity vary based on the course and are up to each individual professor.

 

Application process for course-related experiential learning