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International Research Partnership Workshop Grant $10,000

The international research partnership workshop is a partnership between two universities that have faculty members with similar research interests or a history of collaboration. The grant funds allow researchers the opportunity to meet and explore, identify and implement joint research interests and projects.

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Development Grant for New Group Studies Program

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The Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program, through the Emerging Leaders of the Americas (ELAP) program, provides Canadian faculty with short-term opportunities to build or expand partnerships with Latin American and Caribbean institutions through teaching and/or research at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels.

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, February 15, 2021

Maximum value: 7,000 CAD

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

Please find more information about the program guidelines and eligibility on the EduCanada website: https://www.educanada.ca/scholarships-bourses/can/institutions/elap_faculty-pfla_professeurs.aspx?lang=eng.  

To apply, carefully read the application guidelines, download and complete application form and supporting documents, and send them to UCalgary International uci@ucalgary.ca for review and final submission.

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The following steps pertain specifically to the following Global Affairs Canada International Scholarship Programs

  • Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP)*
  • Canada-CARICOM Faculty Leadership Program
  • Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)
  • Study in Canada Scholarships Program

*Note: the Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships Program and the Canada-Chile Leadership Exchange Scholarship program have been merged into this program.

Step 1 Review Scholarship Guidelines 

Please review the scholarship guidelines and eligibility requirements in the link below:

https://www.educanada.ca/scholarships-bourses/non_can/index.aspx?lang=eng

Step 2 Submit Scholarship application documents

Candidates must complete the UCalgary online application form, and be prepared to submit all supporting documents by the UCalgary deadline of March 16, 2021, The University of Calgary will apply to the Government of Canada international scholarship on behalf of the candidate, when the call opens and deadlines are known.

If you require help filling out the application or have questions, please contact  University of Calgary International (UCI) at intl.scholarships@ucalgary.ca, the University of Calgary representative authorized and responsible for submitting all applications and supporting documents on behalf of interested individuals.

Note: UCI sets an internal deadline for prospective applicants to submit all their documents, which is earlier than the official date on the EduCanada website.

The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships aim to mobilize a dynamic community of young global leaders to create lasting impacts both at home and abroad through inter-cultural exchanges encompassing international education, discovery and inquiry, and professional experiences. This made-in-Canada platform for global student mobility and academic diplomacy will award 3,000 Queen Elizabeth Scholars by 2022. The scholarships support internships for UCalgary students in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana, Costa Rica and Peru and for research placements at UCalgary for graduate students and early career researchers from these and other countries. * The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship (QES) is managed through a unique partnership of Universities Canada, the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF), Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) and Canadian universities. The program is made possible with financial support from the Government of Canada, provincial governments and the private sector.

  1. QES – Young Leaders in International Development (QES-YLID)

    This phase of the QES program supports undergraduate and graduate students as they enrich their academic, professional and cross-cultural skills while contributing to global projects led by participating universities.

    Internships by UCalgary scholars will be carried out in Kenya, Ethiopia and Costa Rica with the technical support of Universities Canada. 

    Partner Organizations: Aga Khan University(Kenya), Bahir Dar Institute of Technology (Ethiopia), University of Peace (Costa Rica)

  2. QES – Advanced Scholars – Partnering for Innovation in Women-led Social Work and Social Science in W

    Funded by the International Research Development Centre (IDRC), the Advanced Scholars West Africa phase of the QES program will support a new generation of highly skilled doctoral and early career researchers in Canada and West Africa. Through their applied research, creative leadership, and professional networking, these scholars will contribute to stronger economies and prosperous societies, and significantly enrich the knowledge base within their respective fields.

    UCalgary scholars undertake research placements in Ghana (University of Ghana). UGhana scholars undertake research placements in both Calgary and Ghana.