Association of Professional Archaeologists

Association of Professional Archaeologists (Ontario) 

~  Conference Travel Award  ~


The Conference Travel Award for members in the Field Director category will assist with expenses to travel to a conference/symposium to present a paper or poster to the APA or other archaeological organizations within Canada or abroad.


Value: $250


Frequency: 2 per calendar year (one in the spring and one in the fall)


Eligibility: Field Directors whose membership is in good standing; must have their title/abstract ready and details of the conference/symposium known or have had their paper or poster accepted by the conference organizing committee prior to the application deadline.

To apply, send these details by email to members@apaontario.ca by the deadline date.


Granting of the Award: the successful award recipients must submit copies of their receipts within 10 days of return from the event*.  Eligible expenses will then be reimbursed by APA to a maximum of $250.  The recipients must assure APA that they do not have any other sources of funding to cover the expenses that are being submitted for reimbursement.

*For this round of awards, you may submit for a conference you presented at during the fall, as long as you have your receipts and did not receive any other funding to cover your expenses, or one that is upcoming in the winter or spring, as long as you have confirmation of your acceptance in the paper or poster sessions. 


Eligible Expenses: registration fees, lodging expenses, meal expenses (minus alcohol), travel expenses, and costs involved with the production of the presentation.


Considerations: Field Director members who have received this award within the past 2 years might not be considered for the current round.


Deadline for next round (for fall 2019 and spring 2020 conferences): Friday January 31, 2020 @ 11:59pmEST.


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