TAC Student Grant

Accepting Applications

At least one student grant will be offered to graduate or undergraduate (university and college) students in transportation-related disciplines to help them attend the 2024 TAC Conference & Exhibition in Vancouver!

More than 100 sessions, panels and workshops will be offered on diverse and relevant topics relating to the conference theme, Technology & Transformation.

Recipient(s) will be selected by draw and contacted by August 23.

Grant recipients will receive:

  • Up to four nights on-site hotel accommodation (value of ≈$1,000)
  • Full conference registration (value of ≈$200)
  • Round trip air transportation from a major Canadian city to the conference city (value of ≈$800)

Ideal candidates will:

  • Demonstrate an ongoing interest in improving the importance of transportation to Canada’s socioeconomic well-being, as well as safe, secure, efficient, and environmentally and financially sustainable transportation services.
  • Share the knowledge learned at the conference with other students.


Eligible candidates must be:

  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • Enrolled at a post-secondary institution (university or college) in an academic program related to the planning, design, construction, operations, maintenance and program management of transportation infrastructure, including urban transit
  • Enrolled in full-time studies and/or coop placements for at least two of three semesters (fall, winter and spring), starting at the time of the conference.

 Selected recipient(s) will:

  • Commit to telling fellow students about the conference
  • Provide TAC with a brief report about their experience at the TAC Conference & Exhibition
In 2023, Matea Ceric, University of Waterloo, received TAC’s Student Grant to attend the TAC Conference & Exhibition in Ottawa, Ontario. Matea received a full conference registration as well as free accommodation and travel to the conference.


Mitch Thibedeau, Administrative Coordinator
613-736-1350 x221