Graduate Representative Council Initiative Award (GRCI)

This award was established by the Graduate Representative Council (GRC) and funded by the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) of the University of Calgary (UCalgary) in recognition of graduate students who have demonstrated initiative in improving the UCalgary graduate student experience. This award is not meant to fund an initiative, but rather to recognize individuals who have created an initiative which benefits the UCalgary graduate community. Please review the Terms of Reference BEFORE applying.

$500 CDN award for individual applicants.
$1,000 CDN award for group applicants (to be divided among the group members).

Intake period: January 16 – 31, 2023

Supplemental Questions
  1. Type of Application
  2. If Group, please list graduate student group members, UCID Numbers, and emails below (to add another group member click "Add Another"):
    • Full name
    • UCalgary Email address
    • UCID number
  3. Details of Initiative (500 words) - Use this space to outline the details of the initiative, who has benefitted from the initiative (e.g., which programs, number of students, etc.), and originality of the initiative.
  4. GROUPS ONLY: Members' Contribution
  5. Please provide the name and email address of your referee. After providing this information your referee will receive an email to submit a support letter (max 2 pages) for your application.