Travel Bursary Winners

CURL Travel Grants support students who travel to present their research findings at a scholarly conference. This funding can be used for the cost of gas money, public transportation, housing, registration, etc. related to the conference. Other purposes, such as travel to workshops or to visit archives necessary to a given extracurricular research project, may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Not sure if your travel is eligible? Contact us with your ideas!

Check out our previous winners’ reflections below.

2019 Winners


Meet Valentina!

Alongside the Human Development Division at KVPL, and as part of the Uniterra program, Valentina  conducted small scale research studies to determine the prevalent issues and needs within a plantation community in Sri Lanka.

2018 Winners


Meet Andrew!

Andrew visited various locations around the GTA to learn more about renowned Canadian poets, Leonard Cohen and Al Purdy.


Meet Shannon!

Shannon presented her research about adolescents’ attempts to gain the attention of social media users and parents at Brock University’s 2018 Development conference.

Meet Owen!

Owen presented his research about the effects of framing a reward as “won” or owed” on probability discounting at Ryerson’s 48th Annual Ontario Psychology Undergraduate Thesis Conference.

Meet Alex!

Alex presented his research about the effects of team and individual sports on executive function at Ryerson’s 48th Annual Ontario Psychology Undergraduate Thesis Conference.

2017 Winners

Meet Shelby!

Shelby travelled to DH@Guelph 2017 workshops, where she learned how to integrate archival research into Digital Humanities classrooms using innovative multimedia presentations.

Meet Mackenzie!

Mackenzie travelled to the DH@Guelph 2017 summer workshops, where she learned to use ArcGIS, the primary software used for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and mapping.

Meet Alex!

Alex travelled to the 2017 Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) Convention, where she presented her paper, “Infants’ Processing of Melody and Lyrics when Presented Simultaneously in Song.”