The Canadian Journal of Philosophy provides financial support for conferences held in Canada.
The Canadian Journal of Philosophy Conference Grants provide funding of up to:
- $1,500 for one-day conferences
- $1,500 for graduate and undergraduate conferences
- $4,000 for major international conferences
- $2,000 for other sorts of conferences
The CJP Conference Grants are open to all philosophers employed in Canada.
Applications to fund undergraduate and graduate conferences should be sponsored by a faculty member.
It is expected that the conference will receive some funding from departmental and university sources.
The conference must be free and open to the public.
Conferences in any area of philosophy are eligible for funding.
It is expected that conference organisers will pay attention to gender and ethnic diversity, as appropriate, when organising their event.
The CJP anticipates providing up to $15,000 each year in total funding.
Applications are due November 1st. (Applications received after that due date will not be considered.) Decisions will be announced within one month.
Applications must include a description of the proposed conference, including names of invited or confirmed participants and proposed dates and location (maximum one page) and a detailed budget listing any matching funds secured or applied for (maximum one page.)
Please email application via this form below:
CJP Grants 2015
- COVE Graduate Ethics Conference (Carleton)
- Philosophy Grad Student Conference (Ryerson)
- Philosophy Grad Student Conference (Alberta)
- Philosophy Grad Student Conference (Calgary)
- Philosophy Grad Student Conference (Toronto)
- Hobbes and Spinoza in the 21st Century (Queen's)
- Language at the Interface (Simon Fraser)
- “In virtue of” explanations (Victoria)
TOTAL AWARDED: $14,565.00
GRADUATE & UNDERGRADUATE CONFERENCES
- McGill University's Students for Critical Animal Studies, (McGill)
- Carleton University's 6th annual Centre on Values and Ethics Graduate Conference
- University of Calgary's Graduate Student Conference
- McMaster's Ontario Legal Philosophy Partnership Graduate Conference
- Ryerson University's Graduate Student Conference
- University of Waterloo's Philosophy Graduate Students Association Conference
- University of Alberta Graduate Student Conference
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES
- Kant and his German Contemporaries
(University of Western Ontario)
- Canadian Colloquium for Ancient Philosophy
(University of British Columbia)
- Husserl and the Phenomenological Tradition
(University of Guelph)
- Aesthetics Conference
(University of Ottawa)