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Study abroad funding

Get up to $7,500 in funding for a group study program, exchange,  international research opportunity or internship. 150 programs in 30+ countries.

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Grant funding is under review, we are not currently accepting applications.

All grant recipients are invited to submit a grant evaluation report following their activity/project using the corresponding link below.

International Collaborative Grant for New Researchers

Development Grants for New Group Study Programs

Staff Development Grant for International and Cross-Cultural Competencies

University International Grants

Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP): Faculty Mobility Program (2020-2021)

The ELAP Faculty Mobility Program provides Canadian faculty with short-term opportunities to teach or conduct research in Latin America and the Caribbean, at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels.

Overview: Funded through the Emergency Leaders in the Americas (ELAP) program and Global Affairs Canada, the Faculty Mobility Program will award grants to Canadian faculty to teach or conduct research for short term in ELAP-eligible countries (CARICOM countries, Central America, Latin America, Mexico), with the aim of increasing institutional collaborations and student mobility between Canada and LAC countries.

Eligibility:  Full-time faculty from recognized Canadian Institutions, proposing to teach or conduct research in the following ELAP countries:

  • Caribbean: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos;
  • Central America: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama;
  • North America: Mexico;
  • South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela.

Internal deadline: 9 a.m. Monday, March 9, 2020

Maximum value: 7,000 CAD

Duration: 3-8 weeks (can be extended / combined with other sources of funding)

Please find more information below. To apply, carefully read the application guidelines, download and complete application form and supporting documents, and send them to UCalgary International for review and final submission.

Faculty Mobility Program - Information and Internal Application Guidelines

Faculty Mobility Program - Application Form

Faculty Mobility Program - Budget Template 2020-2021

Faculty Mobility Program - Host Letter Guidelines and Template

Faculty Mobility Program - Privacy Notice

External funding opportunities


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