SGS Innovation in Graduate Professional Development Fund
The SGS Innovation in Graduate Professional Development Fund offers up to $1,000 to successful proposals of new or expanded Graduate Professional Development initiatives. Learn how to apply and download the budget spreadsheet and application.
Proposed GPD activities could take the form of new Graduate Professional Skills (GPS) program modules, organizing a career development seminar series, GPD workshops, alumni engagement or speakers series activities, networking events, TED Talks, YouTube videos highlighting diverse careers and successful graduates, experiential learning activities, team-building exercises, skills development exercises, proposing a new graduate GPD course or module, etc. (Please note that this does not include funding for students attending conferences or events outside the University of Toronto.)
Information on past recipients:
- “Graduate Student Groups Given Funds Reimagine their own professional development” (U of T News, March 2016)
- “U of T Graduate Students Improve Skills Through Improv” (U of T News, May 2017)
For additional information, please contact Liam O’Leary, Graduate Programming Coordinator, SGS.