INTL – CBIE 2020 Conference Bursaries

The INTL is pleased to announce that we will be awarding thirteen (13) bursaries to attend the virtual Annual CBIE Conference, November 16-20, 2020. The bursary covers the full conference registration fee and will be awarded to new and emerging leaders in the field of international education.

CBIE and the INTL are grateful to ApplyBoard for sponsoring this year’s bursaries.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Be a current employee of a CBIE member institution;
  • Have less than seven (7) years working experience in the International Education sector;
  • Have not previously attended a CBIE annual conference; and
  • Have support from their home institution for participation. (see Application Instructions below)
Before you begin, please have the following materials available:

  • A 300-word statement of interest describing how the 2020 conference will assist you in your professional development;
  • A current CV or resume;
  • A letter of support from your director/institution outlining how your attendance at the conference will contribute to the goals of your unit/institution. This can be provided in the form of an official email confirmation or a letter from the supervisor.

Applications must be received by 11:59p.m. (EST), Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

The bursaries will be awarded based on merit as demonstrated in the application packages submitted, and alignment with the mission of the International Network of Tomorrow’s Leaders (INTL) professional learning community. Respecting the national scope of CBIE’s mandate, every effort will be made to ensure equal representation of all educational levels (K-12, school board, CEGEP, College, and University), geographical diversity, and linguistic representation of both official languages of Canada.


If you encounter difficulties at any time please contact Kimberly Pharuns (Manager, Community Engagement, CBIE) at or 613-237-4820 #389.

The INTL Working Group has formed a sub-committee for the selection of conference bursary applications. Members of this subcommittee are not eligible to apply without first recusing themselves from the subcommittee. The subcommittee members are: Pugaleni Iynkaran (University of Guelph), Dahlia W Younan (Ryerson University), Laura Truesdell (Carleton University), and Olga Golovachova (University of Ottawa).