Faculty Research and Funding Opportunities
Organization: International Council for Canadian Studies (ICCS).
Description:As part of the implementation of cultural agreements with the Government of Canada, the governments of Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, Korea, Mexico, the Philippines, and Russia will offer awards to Canadian graduate students intended to assist Canadian students in furthering their studies or conducting research abroad at the master's, doctoral or post-doctoral level, and normally cover a period of at least six months. The Government of Italy offers short-term scholarships (less than two months) for Italian language and culture courses. Most countries offer a wide selection of disciplines to which awards may be applied, but not all countries offer awards for all disciplines. The governments of Japan and Russia also offer awards for undergraduate studies.
Field of Study: depends on country
Organization: Organization of American States
Description: A fellowship can be awarded for graduate study or research in an educational institution in any of the OAS member countries, with the exception of the country where the candidate is a citizen or a permanent resident. A fellowship may be also awarded for study by distance education where the participant remains in the country of origin for all or most of the time, if the program is offered by an institution not based in the country of origin.
Field of Study: All fields except medical sciences and related areas, and introductory language studies, for advanced study at the graduate level and graduate research.
Organization: The Policy Research Division (CPC) of the Department of Foreign Affairs
Description: The Cadieux-Léger Fellowship is a foreign policy research position in the Policy Research Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) which provides direct experience in a policy planning environment.
Field of Study: Foreign policy
Organization: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Description: Search a complete database of funding opportunities provided by the Canadian Istitutes of Health Research.
Title: International Research Linkages
Organization: Foreign Affairs Canada
Description: Facilitate international collaboration within the academic community while fostering the development of permanent exchange networks by providing assistance to teams of researchers from Canada and one or more countries in order to organize seminars or other forms of research linkages.
Field of Study: Studies or research on Canada within the social sciences and the humanities, such as business studies, economics, law, international relations, history, politics, sociology, geography, arts, literature, linguistics, linguistic duality, education, communications policy, media studies, planning, science policy, social administration, environmental studies, architecture, and other related fields;
Organization: Organization Statistics Canada
Description Provides prizes and research grants for graduate students
Field of Study: Education, Geography/Native Studies, Geography/Environmental Studies, and Statistical Survey Methods
Organization: Duetsch Kultur International
Description: Offers a variety of scholarship opportunities and research fellowships for visiting professors and doctoral students.
Field of Study: German Studies
Organization: The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Description AvH grants Humboldt Research Fellowships to highly gifted and qualified scholars and scientists. The program lets them carry out research projects of their own design in Germany. Research fellowships are offered on a world-wide competitive basis and scholars from all nations and all academic disciplines may apply.
Field of Study: Any but research must be done in Germany
Organization: The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Description: AvH supports transatlantic research cooperation among German, American and/or Canadian scholars (PhD required) in the humanities, social sciences, economics, and law by means of the TransCoop Programme. Joint research initiatives can receive up to EUR 45.000 (currently about US$ 43,000) over a three-year period for projects such as, short-term research visits, special conferences and/or workshops.
Field of Study: humanities, social sciences, economics or law
Project Funding Opportunities
Organization: Association for International Educators
Description: The Cooperative Grants Program (COOP) of NAFSA: Association of International Educators provides seed funds of up to $10,000, as well as programming and grant writing resources, for projects that creatively involve post-secondary international and U.S. study abroad students in U.S. campuses and communities. COOP invites proposals for innovative projects that:
Field of Study: all
Description: These awards and fellowships have been compiled to assist individuals seeking funding for research or study abroad. Largely these programs fund individual initiatives and projects.
Title: University Partnerships in Cooperation and Development
Organization: Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
Description: Projects funded through UPCD respond to Canada's Official Development priorities, CIDA's poverty-reduction mandate as well as to the development priorities of developing countries in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America where the project takes place. Activities involve teams at each of the partner organizations, making them institutional linkages, as opposed to individual grants or collaboration between two professors.
Field of Study: Projects typically include a range of activities, for example: curriculum development, strengthening academic departments and training and further education for professors
Canada-European Community Program for Co-operation in Higher Education and Training
Organization: Social Development Canada
Description: The program provides funding for projects that aim to increase the quality of human resource development and ways to prepare students for work in the global economy; transatlantic student mobility; institutional partnerships among post-secondary schools in Canada and Europe; and an exchange of knowledge and expertise in higher education and training. Provides subsidies for travel and accommodations. Participating countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
Field of Study: All
Organization: European Union
Description: The Erasmus Mundus programme is a co-operation and mobility programme in the field of higher education which promotes the European Union as a centre of excellence in learning around the world. It supports European top-quality Masters Courses and enhances the visibility and attractiveness of European higher education in third-countries. It also provides EU-funded scholarships for third-country nationals participating in these Masters Courses, as well as scholarships for EU-nationals studying in third-countries.
Field of Study: All fields
Organization: World Bank
Description: List of project funding opportunities for projects aiming to improve conditions in developing countries.
Organization: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute
Description: Academic Fellowships are for a minimum of three to a maximum of twelve months. Arts Fellowships are for a minimum of four months and a maximum of twelve months. India Studies Fellowships provide a monthly living allowance of Rs 16,000 a monthly research stipend of Rs 4,000 and return airfare to India.
Field of Study: faculty research and training, librarian, postdoctoral research, student research, graduate studies, student language training, visual and performing arts fellowships
Description: The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) carries out its mandate through different programs and projects around the world. Through its Canadian Partnership Programs, CIDA can support organizations in Canada’s voluntary and private sectors. These sectors work in partnership with organizations in developing countries. They also have activities to raise public awareness or get people involved in Canada.
Field of Study: All fields