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

Conference and Competition Funding FAQ

Who is eligible to apply for funding?

At this time, only students from one of the nine majors in the Gordon S. Lang School of Business & Economics may apply: Accounting, Agricultural Business, Hotel and Food Administration, Human Resource Management, Management Economics and Finance, Marketing Management, Public Management, Real Estate and Housing and Tourism Management. Students from all years may apply.

Is funding available for students in any academic year?

Yes, as long as you are a student from Business and of Economics.

When is the deadline to submit applications?

Applications are due on the first day of every month.  They are reviewed on a monthly basis throughout the academic year. If your application is received by the 10th day of the month, it will be reviewed that month. If not, it will be reviewed the following month.

What items are eligible for funding?

In most cases the college will only cover registration fees (accommodation costs and meals that are included with the fee).

All other expenses will be considered on a case by case basis.

What items are ineligible for funding?

  1. Meals
  2. Transportation by taxi or subway
  3. Rental car or parking passes
  4. Printing costs for competition or conference materials (e.g. business plans)

What is the minimum funding request?

Funding requests must be over $250.

Will I receive funding prior to the competition/conference?

No. We do this for two reasons.

  1. We want to ensure you spend the money on the agreed upon costs which requires receipts as proof of payment.
  2. This proves your commitment to attending the event.