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ISER Conference Grant



ISER will sponsor conferences devoted to topics of relevance to current ISER mandate.  ISER will not contribute to regular annual meetings of academic groups.

ISER Research Mandate

The purpose of the Institute shall be to undertake, sponsor and publish social and economic research within such disciplines and in such parts of the world as are deemed of relevance to Newfoundland and Labrador and the broader Atlantic world. Without limiting the generality of the above, research pertaining directly to social and economic development in Newfoundland and Labrador shall be of special importance.


Applicants must submit a typewritten Conference Proposal (maximum of 6 pages) as outlined in the application form. Applicants must also append the following with the application form:

Draft programme for the conference
Written confirmation of official sponsorship of the conference
Written confirmation of attendance by invited speakers


Grants are available to members of Memorial University of Newfoundland and elsewhere to help defray the costs of such items as travel, subsistence, research assistance, materials and supplies associated with a conference.


The maximum conference grant award is $5000.00 CAD.

Deadline Date

March 1 for applications up to a maximum of $5000.

Notification of Awards

Applicants for a conference grant will normally be notified of the award by mid-May.