Graduate Student Funding

CORS funds graduate students attending the CORS Annual Conference, using funds from SSHRC, when available. This funding is subject to availability and the following eligibility criteria:

  • Student is a member of CORS, enrolled in a graduate program in a field related to operational research, studying at a Canadian university, or student is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident studying abroad
  • Student must attend the conference and present their registration receipt to receive any funding

The following criteria will be used to determine the amount awarded to each eligible applicant:

  • If the applicant is presenting a paper at the conference
  • Travel cost from student's home city to the conference

Students in the Undergraduate Category of the Student Paper Competition who attend the CORS Annual Conference as finalists or in any other capacity are eligible for partial financial assistance for their travel expenses.


Applicants fill out the online application form.

The application deadline is 31 March 2022. Applicants who meet this deadline will be notified at least one month before the conference date whether or not their application was successful.

For more information, contact
Nadia Lahrichi, CORS Education Chair