Funding - Professional Development Allowance

Full time graduate students are elible to request reimbursement as follows:

Who is eligible Amount
(Maximum)
Purpose Details
MA/MSc Students $350 Professional Development Per fiscal year (May 1 - April 30)
PHD Students $400 Professional Development Per fiscal year (May 1 - April 30)

EXAMPLES OF ELIGIBLE EXPENSES:

  • TEXTBOOKS
  • MATERIALS
  • PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
  • JOURNAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
  • TRAVEL (GROUND TRANSPORT/ MILEAGE)
  • CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
  • ACCOMODATION EXPENSES

INELIGIBLE EXPENSES:

  • MEALS
  • PER DIEM EXPENSES

PROCESS:

When all expenses are ready for submission, complete the claim in ECS. Please be sure to include in the “Purpose/Notes” section of you are a M.A./MSc. Or Ph.D. student. (https://ecs.cs.uoguelph.ca:8003/pls/fcbs/f?p=205:100:9280851163835::NO:RP::).

All claims must be accompanied by supporting documentation including original receipts along with the bank and credit card statements for proof of payment. When this has been completed, contact the Financial Clerk (Adam Irvine-Holman airvineh@uoguelph.ca) to arrange an appointment to review and submit the claim.