External Funding Opportunities

International Funding Opportunities Database for Faculty

For more information and to apply to any of these funding opportunities, please contact the International Research Facilitator: jennifer.morawiecki@dal.ca.
Although care has been taken in preparing the information contained in the Web Site, Dalhousie does not and cannot guarantee its accuracy. For official information on a specific opportunity, please visit that opportunity's website.


ACU Early Career Academic Grants

Agency: The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Commonwealth Countries
Award to be taken up in: Commonwealth Countries
Max Funding: £2000

This program provides grants to early career academics (less than ten years from the start of their employment in an academic role) employed by ACU member universities, to support participation in a conference held in another Commonwealth country. The conference must be a recognized academic conference and in a field related to the applicant's expertise.

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ACU Fellowships

Agency: The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada
Award to be taken up in: United Kingdom
Max Funding: £5000

The Association of Commonwealth Universities offers a number of fellowships in various disciplines for academic and professional staff at member Commonwealth universities. The priority subject areas are: Education, Health and related social sciences, Information technology and management, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects, Sustainable development, University development and management.

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Anneliese Maier Research Award

Agency: Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation
Discipline: Humanities, Social Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Germany
Max Funding: 250,000 euro

Nominations can be made for both senior and new researchers from abroad from the fields of the humanities and social sciences, whose scientific achievements have been internationally recognised in their research area, and from whose research collaboration with specialist colleagues in Germany a sustainable contribution is expected towards the further internationalisation of the humanities and social sciences in Germany. Award winners are expected to spend a period of up to five years cooperating on a long-term research project with colleagues at a research institution in Germany.

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Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)

Agency: DFATD
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty
Applicant Country: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos (Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR)), Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam
Award to be taken up in: Canada
Max Funding: 14,700

The Canada-ASEAN SEED brings undergraduate and graduate students from eligible countries to Canada to study and conduct research, for 4-6 months. Proposed projects must contribute to the realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the developing countries of ASEAN.

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Canada-Brazil Awards for Joint Research Projects

Agency: Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD)
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, Brazil
Award to be taken up in: Canada, Brazil
Max Funding: $90,000

Supports exchanges of PhD students in the context of team-based bilateral research projects between Canadian and Brazilian universities, in areas of mutual interest. The awards are thus aimed at encouraging research collaboration as well as graduate student mobility. Funding may be awarded for up to two years, and will support the exchange of up to 5 Brazilian and 5 Canadian PhD students per project, per year. Funds are also available for short-term faculty visits by the Canadian and Brazilian project leaders.

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Canada-CARICOM Faculty Leadership Program

Agency: DFATD
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty
Applicant Country: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Virgin Islands (U.K), Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitt's, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands
Award to be taken up in: Canada
Max Funding: $10,000

Offers scholarships to CARICOM university faculty and staff, for professional development and graduate study/research at Canadian institutions.

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Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships Program

Agency: DFATD
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty
Applicant Country: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Virgin Islands (U.K.),, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands
Award to be taken up in: Canada
Max Funding: $15,000

Brings undergraduate and graduate students from eligible countries to Canada to study and conduct research, for 4 to 6 months (up to 8 months for undergrads).

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Canada-Chile Leadership Exchange Program

Agency: DFATD
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty
Applicant Country: Chile
Award to be taken up in: Canada
Max Funding: $10,000

To provide opportunities for Chilean undergrad and grad students to participate in exchange programs for periods of 4-6 months.

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Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program (CCSEP)

Agency: DFATD
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada
Award to be taken up in: China
Max Funding: The award component provided by the Chinese Ministry of Education includes: tuition fees at participating Chinese institutions; a monthly stipend appropriate to the recipient status as students and research scholars; housing; medical insurance; teaching and research materials; and meals and accommodation during stopovers in Beijing/Shanghai en route to the final destination.

Scholarships are available for studies and research, a combination of studies and language studies or for language studies only. Each award is tenable for a period of no more than 12 months and no less than four months for students or no less than eight weeks in the case of midcareer professionals, teaching and research staff.

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Canada-Israel Energy S&T (CIEST) Fund

Agency: Canada-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (CIIRDF)
Discipline: Natural Sciences, Engineering
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, Israel
Award to be taken up in: Canada, Israel
Max Funding: $800,000

Supports collaborative R&D projects between Canada and Israel on energy technologies and processes. Canadian university and college researchers participating in CIEST proposals can have their work funded by NSERC as a non-repayable grant if the project has an integrated CRD (Collaborative R&D) or ARD (Applied R&D) component.

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Canada-US Fulbright Visiting Research Chairs

Agency: Canada-US Fulbright Program
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: United States, Canada
Award to be taken up in: United States, Canada
Max Funding: 25,000 US dollars

To enable prominent and promising scholars and experienced professionals to conduct research and guest lecture at select American and Canadian universities and research centres, normally for one semester.

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Canadian International Food Security Research Fund

Agency: International Development Research Centre
Discipline: Natural Sciences, Engineering
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, Low Income Countries
Award to be taken up in: Canada, Low Income Countries
Max Funding: $5,000,000

Provides research grants for projects that will increase food security in developing countries through investments in applied research for agricultural productivity and nutrition, and harness Canadian expertise and knowledge in food security-related science and technology to develop solutions with and for the developing world.

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Collaborative Research Travel Grants

Agency: Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Discipline: Life Sciences, Engineering, Natural Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, United States
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: US$15,000

Provides unrestricted travel funds to academic scientists (faculty and postdocs) at U.S. or Canadian degree-granting institutions. Grants must be used for domestic or international travel to another lab to learn new research techniques or begin or continue a collaboration to address biomedical questions.

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Conference and Workshop Grants

Agency: Wenner-Gren Foundation
Discipline: Social Sciences, Humanities, Natural Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: 20,000 US Dollars

Provides funds to support the organization of conferences and workshops that focus on anthropological theory and debate. For conferences, the majority of funds is expected to be used to support the attendance of contributing international scholars who would not otherwise be able to attend. The grant applicant must be a professional anthropologist and the primary organizer of the proposed conference or workshop.

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DAAD Faculty Research Visit Grants

Agency: DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Germany
Max Funding: varies

Grants available in all academic disciplines to spend one to three months conducting research at universities, libraries, archives, institutes or laboratories in Germany.

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DFATD Faculty Mobility Program

Agency: DFATD
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada
Award to be taken up in: 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, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
Max Funding: $7,000

The Faculty Mobility Program provides Canadian faculty with short-term opportunities (3 to 8 weeks) to teach or conduct research at a recognized post-secondary institution in Latin America or the Caribbean.

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Dobbin Atlantic Scholarship Programme

Agency: Ireland Canada University Foundation
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada (Atlantic Region), Ireland
Award to be taken up in: Canada (Atlantic Region), Ireland
Max Funding: $7,000/€5,000

The Programme offers scholarships to support research visits of three to five weeks. Research must be focused on developing the economic, cultural, academic, and artistic links between Ireland (both the Republic and the North) and Atlantic Canada. The Programme is open to applicants from all disciplines. Canadian applicants must be living and working in one of the four Atlantic Provinces (New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island) for three of the past five years. Irish applicants must conduct their research in one of the Atlantic provinces.

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Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP)

Agency: DFATD
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty
Applicant Country: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Virgin Islands (U.K.), Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uruguay, Venezuela
Award to be taken up in: Canada
Max Funding: $10,000

One of DFATD's Student Exchange Programs, ELAP brings undergraduate and graduate students from eligible countries to Canada to study and conduct research, for 4-6 months.

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Endeavour Executive Fellowships

Agency: Government of Australia
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Australia
Max Funding: AUS$18,500

For international applicants in business, industry, education or government to undertake 1-4 months of professional development (n.b. not research) in Australia. The award enables the recipient to build skills and knowledge in a host work environment through activities such as management training, peer-to-peer learning, mentoring, and short courses. Applicants must be nominated by an Australian host organisation and the professional development activity must be vocationally useful and not geared toward completion of a degree, or an immediate commercial outcome.

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Endeavour Research Fellowship

Agency: Government of Australia
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Australia
Max Funding: AUD$24,500

For international postgraduate students and scholars at postdoctoral level to undertake short-term research (4-6 months) in any field, in Australia. Fellowships are not limited to early-career scholars, and any candidate with a doctoral qualification may apply.

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Erasmus+ (formerly Erasmus Mundus)

Agency: European Commission - Directorate-General for Education and Culture
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: varies

Various programs for regional cooperation between European and North American higher education institutions through the promotion of international mobility, joint degrees, and international cooperation partnerships.

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ERC Advanced Grants

Agency: European Research Council (ERC)
Discipline: various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey
Max Funding: 2,500,000 euro

For established research leaders of any nationality and any age to pursue ground-breaking, high-risk projects that open new directions in their respective research fields or other domains. At least 50% of the researcher's time must be spent at the European partner institution.

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EURIAS Fellowship Programme

Agency: European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS)
Discipline: Humanities, Social Sciences, Life Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Germany, Italy, Belgium, Romania, Hungary, Great Britain, Finland, Israel, France, Sweden, Austria, Netherlands
Max Funding: €38,000

An international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in the 14 participating Institutes for Advanced Study (IAS), located in Berlin, Bologna, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cambridge, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyons, Nantes, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna and Wassenaar. EURIAS Fellowships are mainly offered in the fields of the humanities and social sciences but may also be granted to scholars in life and exact sciences, provided that their proposed research project does not require laboratory facilities and that it interfaces with humanities and social sciences.

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Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship

Agency: Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: International Faculty
Applicant Country: Germany
Award to be taken up in: Canada
Max Funding: varies

For German Scholars holding doctorates to carry out research projects at institutions sponsored by the Humboldt Foundation.

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Foreign Government Awards Program - Mexico

Agency: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) of Mexico
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada
Award to be taken up in: Mexico
Max Funding: Total amount varies. Award includes funding to cover airfare, tuition and registration fees, a monthly living allowance, health insurance, and visa costs.

This program provides funding for Canadians to study or conduct research at the Undergraduate, Master's, Doctoral or Postdoctoral level at a participating Mexican post-secondary institution.

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France-Canada Research Fund

Agency: Embassy of France in Canada
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, France
Award to be taken up in: Canada, France
Max Funding: $15,000

For the financing of Franco-Canadian joint research projects, and to encourage and develop exchanges of excellence between France and Canada in the fields of research and postsecondary education.

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Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Awards

Agency: Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Germany
Max Funding: 45,000 euro

For internationally recognized young scholars up to the age of 45 to carry out research projects in Germany for periods between 6 and 12 months.

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Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Program

Agency: Fulbright Program
Discipline: Natural Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences, Business, Management
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, United States, Brazil
Award to be taken up in: United States
Max Funding: US $35,000

The Fulbright NEXUS Program brings together a network of junior scholars, professionals and mid-career applied researchers from Canada, the US, Latin America and the Caribbean for a series of three seminar meetings and a Fulbright residential exchange experience. Scholars will engage in collaborative thinking, analysis, and problem-solving with a focus on improving the quality of life for communities in the region. The NEXUS program is organized around themes of Climate Change and Sustainable Energy.

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Agency: RFIEA
Discipline: Humanities, Social Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: France
Max Funding: varies

A database of research fellowships in France and abroad, as well as worldwide calls for projects to obtain funding for individual or collaborative research. Aimed at foreign scholars wishing to study in France and French scholars wishing to go abroad.

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Gerda Henkel Foundation Research Grants

Agency: Gerda Henkel Foundation
Discipline: Humanities
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: Total amount varies. Can include funding to cover travel expenses, personnel, materials, and other coasts as appropriate.

The Foundation funds research projects and research scholarships primarily in the fields of Archaeology, Art History, Historical Islamic Studies, History, History of Law, History of Science, Prehistory and Early History.

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Globalink Research Awards

Agency: Mitacs
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, France
Award to be taken up in: Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States
Max Funding: $6,000

Awards to help faculty and students at Canadian universities deepen the research links between Canadian and international educational institutions. Faculty in any discipline may submit applications on behalf of their senior undergraduate or graduate students, or postdoctoral scholars. Awards will be made to students in support of 12- to 24-week research projects at selected universities in eligible countries. Reciprocal opportunities also exist for students and postdocs from selected partner countries to come to Canada.

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Globalink Research Internships

Agency: Mitacs
Discipline: various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty
Applicant Country: Australia, Brazil, China, France, India, Germany, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Ukraine
Award to be taken up in: Canada
Max Funding: Varies

Funds 12-week summer placements. Successful faculty will propose and supervise research projects, to be undertaken by international senior undergraduates.

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Grand Challenges Exploration Grants

Agency: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Grand Challenges in Global Health Initiative
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: 100,000 US dollars

Fosters innovation in global health research. Open to all levels, disciplines, and organisations.

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Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health

Agency: Grand Challenges Canada
Discipline: Health, Medicine
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: $250,000

Seeks innovative solutions for improving treatment and expanding access to mental health care in low- and middle-income countries. Applicants must be affiliated to institutions in Canada or a low- or middle-income country, and projects must be implemented in low-resource settings in eligible low- and middle-income countries.

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Grass Fellowships

Agency: Grass Foundation
Discipline: Natural and Life Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: USA
Max Funding: Varies

Grass Fellowships at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA, support investigator-designed, independent research projects by scientists early in their career. Supported approaches include neurophysiology, biophysics, integrative neurobiology, neuroethology, neuroanatomy, neuropharmacology, systems neuroscience, cellular and developmental neurobiology, and computational approaches to neural systems. Grass Fellowships provide research support including laboratory space, animals, equipment and supplies for one summer (14 weeks) at the MBL. Additionally, the investigator, his/her spouse or legal domestic partner, and dependent children are provided housing, a daily meal allowance and round-trip travel to the MBL. Early investigators (late stage predoctoral trainees and beyond) are eligible to apply.

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Guggenheim Foundation Grants

Agency: Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: US$40,000

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation seeks proposals from the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression.

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HFSP - Postdoctoral Fellowships

Agency: Human Frontier Science Program
Discipline: Natural Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: varies

To encourage early career scientists to broaden their research skills by moving into new areas of study while working in a new country.

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High North Programme

Agency: Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU)
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Russia, US
Award to be taken up in: Norway
Max Funding: varies

The Programme supports projects contributing to increased knowledge about or relevant to the High North. Applications within all academic fields and disciplines are welcome, as well as multidisciplinary projects and professional studies. The High North is defined as the circumpolar arctic, including the Barents region. SIU invites Norwegian higher education institutions to apply for funding of cooperation with institutions in Canada, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Russia and the U.S. within the High North Programme.

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Hudson River Research Grant

Agency: Hudson River Foundation
Discipline: Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: Varies

Supports scientific research on all aspects of the Hudson River ecosystem, with particular emphasis on studies that will inform public policy making. Proposals are accepted from researchers at colleges and universities; there are no geographic restrictions. Proposals seeking funding for more than two years are generally discouraged.

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Humboldt Research Awards

Agency: Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Germany
Max Funding: 60,000 euro

For internationally recognized scholars from all disciplines to carry out research projects in Germany for a period of 6 to 12 months.

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Humboldt Research Fellowships for Experienced Researchers

Agency: Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Germany
Max Funding: varies

For experienced foreign researchers from all disciplines to carry out research projects in Germany for a period of 6 to 18 months.

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Humboldt Research Fellowships for Postdoctoral Researchers

Agency: Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Germany
Max Funding: varies

For young foreign researchers from all disciplines to carry out research projects in Germany for a period of 6 to 24 months.

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IEEE Foundation Grants

Agency: IEEE Foundation
Discipline: Engineering
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: US $100,000

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) accepts grant applications from IEEE organizational units (example, a student branch, region, society, etc.) for projects that address a yearly pre-defined theme.

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IMERA Residencies

Agency: IMéRA (Institute for Advanced Study of Aix-Marseille University, France)
Discipline: Social Sciences, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Life Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: France
Max Funding: Varies

Funds research residencies of 3 to 12 months in duration, aimed at both individual scholars and multi-disciplinary teams. Residents work on their own research projects in connection with Aix-Marseille teams and research centres.

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INTER mobility programme

Agency: Luxembourg National Research Fund
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Luxembourg
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: Varies

The INTER Mobility Programme supports scientific exchanges between research groups of the Luxembourg public research institutions and established senior researchers abroad. The proposed research activities should have a strong impact on the research programme of the Luxembourg research group. The INTER Mobility Programme allows for both outgoing and incoming research stays (researchers working in Luxembourg to go abroad or for researchers from elsewhere to come to Luxembourg). Total project funding varies. Eligible expenses include: salaries, travel costs, and a mobility allowance. Project duration is 6 weeks to 1 year.

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International Exchanges

Agency: The Royal Society
Discipline: Natural Sciences, Engineering
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Great Britain
Max Funding: 12,000 GBP

For scientists in the UK who want to stimulate new collaborations with leading scientists overseas through either a one-off visit or bilateral travel. The scheme is intended to stimulate new collaborations between scientists in the UK and overseas. Collaborations should be based on a single project and travel can only take place between the UK and a country where the overseas collaborator is based. Applications are submitted by the UK partner.

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International Security Research and Outreach Program (ISROP)

Agency: Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD)
Discipline: Social Sciences, Humanities
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Canada
Max Funding: $20,000

Invitation to researchers and experts from Canada and abroad, to submit proposals to conduct contract research relevant to the Government's international security priorities and policies

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INTPART, Norway

Agency: Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU)
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Norway
Award to be taken up in: Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan, Russian Federation, South Africa, and USA
Max Funding: NOK 0.5 - 1.5 million per year

Provides funding for a three-year period to support projects that promote the establishment of or strengthen research and educational cooperation, networks and knowledge sharing between two or more institutions and actors in Norway and at least one partner country. The application must be made by the lead Norwegian Institution.

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Jacobs Advanced Research Fellowship

Agency: Jacobs Foundation
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: 400,000 CHF

Fellows receive a three-year grant to support their research on child and youth learning and development. The Foundation is particularly interested in interdisciplinary work that has international implications. The Advanced Research fellowship is open to researchers who have received their PhD in the last 15 years.

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Jacobs Early Career Research Fellowship

Agency: Jacobs Foundation
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: 150,000 CHF

Fellows receive a three-year grant to support their research on child and youth learning and development. The Foundation is particularly interested in interdisciplinary work that has international implications. The Early Career Research fellowship is open to researchers who have received their PhD in the last seven years.

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James M. Flaherty Research Scholarship

Agency: Ireland Canada University Foundation
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, Ireland
Award to be taken up in: Canada, Ireland
Max Funding: $10,000

Supports up to six Canadian research scholars travelling to Ireland, and up to six Irish research scholars travelling to Canada, for visits of between 4 and 6 weeks in duration. Graduate students are eligible.

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James M. Flaherty Visiting Professorship

Agency: Ireland Canada University Foundation
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, Ireland
Award to be taken up in: Canada, Ireland
Max Funding: $27,000

Supports established senior researchers and academics in Canada and Ireland who, on sabbatical leave from their academic appointments, wish to spend 8-12 weeks as visiting professors in a university department where they will collaborate in both research and teaching.

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Jean Monnet Chairs

Agency: European Commission - Directorate-General for Education and Culture
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: 50,000 euro

Funds teaching posts with a specialisation in European integration studies. There must be a minimum of 90 teaching hours per year over three years.

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Jean Monnet Modules

Agency: European Commission - Directorate-General for Education and Culture
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: 30,000 euro

Funds the development of short teaching programmes (or courses) in the field of European Union studies at a higher education institution with a duration of three years.

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Jean Monnet Networks

Agency: European Commission - Directorate-General for Education and Culture
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: 300,000 euro

Fosters the creation of consortia of international players in the area of European Union studies, engaged in gathering information, exchanging practices, building knowledge and promoting the European integration process across the world. Duration of funding is three years.

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Jean Monnet Projects

Agency: European Commission - Directorate-General for Education and Culture
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: 60,000 euro

Supporting innovation, cross-fertilisation and the spread of European Union content via unilateral proposals for activities lasting between 12 and 24 months. Activities may include co-teaching across institutions or conferences, seminars and/or roundtables.

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John D. Diefenbaker Award

Agency: Canada Council for the Arts
Discipline: Social Sciences, Humanities
Target Audience: International Faculty
Applicant Country: Germany
Award to be taken up in: Canada
Max Funding: $95,000

Enables a distinguished German scholar to spend time in Canada for research and teaching activities at a host institution.

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Konrad Adenauer Research Award

Agency: Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation
Discipline: Humanities, Social Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada
Award to be taken up in: Germany
Max Funding: 50,000 euro

Awarded annually to a leading Canadian scholar in the humanities and social sciences. Recipient is invited to carry out a research project of his/her choice in Germany, in cooperation with German colleagues, for a period of up to one year.

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Marie Sklowdowska Curie European Fellowships

Agency: European Commission - Horizon 2020 - Marie Sklowdowska Curie Actions
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey
Max Funding: The grant provides an allowance to cover your living, travel and family costs

Funds advanced training for Third Country (non-EU) researchers, including salary and related costs. Initial outgoing phase of 1-2 years takes place in EU country, with possible reintegration phase of 1 year in home country.

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Marie Sklowdowska Curie Global Fellowships

Agency: European Commission - Horizon 2020 - Marie Sklowdowska Curie Actions
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: International Faculty
Applicant Country: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: varies

Funds advanced training for EU researchers, including salary and a contribution to research-related costs. Initial outgoing phase of 1-2 years takes place in non-EU country, followed by a mandatory reintegration phase of 1 year in an EU country.

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Mercator Fellows

Agency: German Research Foundation / Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Germany
Max Funding: Varies

Visiting professorships at German universities which enable intensive, long-term project-based collaboration between researchers from both domestic and foreign institutions.

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National Scholarship Programme

Agency: Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, Mexico, USA, countries of Latin and Central America; Australia, China (including Taiwan), Egypt, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, South Africa, Thailand, Vietnam, Member States of the European Union; Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Iceland, Kazakhstan, Liechtenstein, Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Russian Federation, Serbia (including Kosovo), Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Vatican City, Uzbekistan.
Award to be taken up in: Slovak Republic
Max Funding: varies

Supports teaching/research/artistic stays of 1-12 months, for foreign academics invited for such placements by a Slovakian institution.

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Newton Fellowships

Agency: British Academy, Royal Academy of Engineering, Royal Society (UK)
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Great Britain
Max Funding: Grants of £24,000 per annum to cover subsistence and up to £8,000 per annum to cover research expenses, plus a one-off relocation allowance of up to £2,000.

Selects the best early stage post-doctoral researchers from all over the world, and offers support for two years at UK research institutions. Long-term aim is to build a global pool of research leaders and encourage long-term international collaboration with the UK.

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NSERC-JSPS Postdoctoral and Invitation Fellowship Program

Agency: NSERC
Discipline: Natural Sciences, Engineering
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada
Award to be taken up in: Japan
Max Funding: varies

Provide postdoctoral researchers and university professors or senior scientists with the opportunity to conduct research in the natural sciences or engineering in a university, national laboratory or institute in Japan. At Dal, contact Research Grants & Contracts for more info.

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Paris IAS Fellowships

Agency: Paris Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS)
Discipline: Humanities, Social Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: France
Max Funding: Varies

Fellowship applications are invited from established scholars of any nationality, in the fields of the humanities, the social sciences and related fields, for periods of five or nine months. The Paris IAS hosts twenty international guest researchers per year to work freely on the project of their choice, to benefit from the scientific environment of the Institute, and to create contacts with researchers in the academic institutions of Greater Paris.

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Partnership Program for North America

Agency: Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU)
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Norway
Award to be taken up in: Canada, United States, Norway
Max Funding: NOK 2 million

Supports cooperation between Norway, the USA and Canada, to develop institutionally anchored partnerships aimed at increased cooperation, increased links between research and education, increased collaboration with industry/work life and increased student mobility. Short-Term (2 year) and Long Term (4 year) project options are available. Applications are to be submitted by Norwegian higher education institutions.

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Personal Visiting Researcher Grant

Agency: Research Council of Norway
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Norway
Max Funding: varies

To help strengthen Norwegian research groups by offering visiting foreign researchers (post-doctorate level or higher) the opportunity to perform research in Norway, for periods of 1 to 12 months. The Research Council awards grants to visiting researchers as a general framework grant to cover documented costs of settling in and other associated extra costs incurred in connection with a research visit abroad. Applications are submitted by the Norwegian research institution.

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POLONEZ Fellowships

Agency: National Science Centre of Poland
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Poland
Max Funding: varies

Funds incoming researchers for 12- or 24-month fellowships in host institutions in Poland. Applicants must have PhD or at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience, and have not resided or worked in Poland for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the call announcement. Funding covers salary (with mobility allowance), family allowance, research grant. Fellowships are funded by the Marie Sklowdowska Curie Actions of the Horizon 2020 program (EU).

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Post-Ph.D. Research Grants

Agency: Wenner-Gren Foundation
Discipline: Social Sciences, Humanities, Natural Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: 20,000 US Dollars

Research grants are awarded to individuals holding a Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) to support individual research projects in the field of anthropology. Grants are for research expenses. There is no time limit on the duration of the grant.

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Research Abroad Fellowship

Agency: Foundation for the Support of Research of the State of São Paulo (FAPESP)
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: International Faculty
Applicant Country: Brazil
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: varies

To provide support for training of leading Brazilian scholars, in leading research institutions worldwide.

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Research Grants

Agency: Fyssen Foundation
Discipline: Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Natural Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: France
Max Funding: 35,000 euro

Supports research relative to the capacities of reason – specifically, in cognitive processes as well as the biological and cultural foundations of these processes. Grants will be made to French and foreign researchers working together on collective scientific projects within a host laboratory located in France.

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Research Grants for Glycoscience

Agency: Mizutani Foundation
Discipline: Natural Sciences, Life Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: US $68,000

Grants for basic and applied studies on glycoconjugate in the fields of organic chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, cellular biology and medical sciences.

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Research Partnerships Programs: Strategic Project Grants - NSERC-ANR Concurrent Call for Joint Research Projects

Agency: NSERC
Discipline: Natural Sciences, Engineering
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, France
Award to be taken up in: Canada, France
Max Funding: varies

For joint funding of Canadian/French collaborative research and innovation projects conducted by teams from both countries. The projects, of up to three years duration, will strengthen the collaboration between Canadian and French public research and innovation communities to achieve world-class scientific and technical results, leading towards new innovative technologies. At Dal, applications to be made via Research Grants & Contracts.

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Research Partnerships Programs: Strategic Project Grants - NSERC-FAPESP Concurrent Call for Joint Research Projects

Agency: NSERC
Discipline: Natural Sciences and Engineering
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, Brazil
Award to be taken up in: Canada, Brazil
Max Funding: varies

For joint funding of Canadian/Brazilian collaborative research and innovation projects conducted by teams from both countries. At Dal, application to be made via Research Grants.

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Research Partnerships Programs: Strategic Project Grants - NSERC-NSC Concurrent Call for Joint Research Projects

Agency: NSERC
Discipline: Natural Sciences, Engineering
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, Taiwan
Award to be taken up in: Canada, Taiwan
Max Funding: varies

For joint funding of Canadian/Taiwanese collaborative research and innovation projects conducted by teams from both countries. At Dal, application to be made via Research Grants & Contracts.

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Sapere Aude: DFF-starting grant

Agency: Independent Research Fund Denmark
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: 4,100,000 DKK

Starting Grants provide up to four years of funding to excellent early career researchers who intend to partner with a group of researchers and/or research students, in order to carry out a research project at a high, international level. Applicants must have completed their PhD within the past eight years.

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Saving Brains

Agency: Grand Challenges Canada
Discipline: Life Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada; Developing Countries
Award to be taken up in: Canada; Developing Countries
Max Funding: $250,000

This initiative is designed to identify the most effective means to promote cognitive, physical and social development in the first thousand days of the lives of children in low and middle-income countries. Please note that teams must be led by researchers from low and middle-income countries.

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Saving Lives at Birth Initiative

Agency: Grand Challenges Canada with USAid, Gates Foundation, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and UK DFID
Discipline: Life Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: US $2,000,000

Funds innovative prevention and treatment approaches for pregnant women and newborns in poor, hard-to-reach communities around the world, which have the potential to accelerate substantial progress against maternal and newborn deaths and stillbirths at the community level. Seed grants and transition-to-scale grants available.

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Shastri Faculty Mobility Program

Agency: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada
Award to be taken up in: India
Max Funding: $4,350

Funds visits of 4-6 weeks, of Canadian faculty to Indian institutions, for the purpose of teaching and capacity building.

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Shastri Partnership Seed Grant

Agency: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: India, Canada
Award to be taken up in: India, Canada
Max Funding: $5,000

To catalyze activities which contribute to formal institutional agreements or other long-term partnerships between Canadian and Indian institutions. Funds may be used to support a bi-national seminar, conference, meeting, or other activities.

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Shastri Research Grant

Agency: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, India
Award to be taken up in: Canada, India
Max Funding: $10,000

Funding to support collaborative research initiatives between Indian and Canadian institutions, entailing mobility as well as capacity building of scholars/researchers between India-Canada. Proposals that consist mainly of holding seminars, workshops or conferences will not be accepted.

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Shastri Scholar Travel Subsidy Grant

Agency: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: India, Canada
Award to be taken up in: India, Canada
Max Funding: $1,000

To assist Canadian and Indian scholars to participate in conferences and academic meetings in each other's countries, through travel subsidies.

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Short-Term Lectureships

Agency: DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: International Faculty
Applicant Country: Germany
Award to be taken up in: Canada
Max Funding: varies

Grants available to Canadian universites to host German scholars in all fields to teach for a period of one to six months.

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Simons Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Awards

Agency: Simons Foundation
Discipline: Life Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada and US
Award to be taken up in: Canada and US
Max Funding: $180,000 USD

The purpose of these awards is to support outstanding early-career researchers in the field of marine microbial ecology and evolution. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have carried out research in a tenure-track or equivalent independent position for at least one year and no more than eight years. Additionally, applicants must currently hold a tenure-track, tenured, or equivalent position in a U.S. or Canadian institution.

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Special Visiting Researcher

Agency: CAPES/CNPq - Science Without Borders
Discipline: Natural Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Brazil
Max Funding: Varies

Aims to attract senior foreign researchers in priority areas, to conduct projects with Brazilian research groups and visit Brazil for up to three months each year over two to three years.

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Stars in Global Health

Agency: Grand Challenges Canada
Discipline: Life Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, developing countries
Award to be taken up in: developing countries
Max Funding: $100,000

Aimed at Canadian and developing-country scientists in the field of global health. Seeking proposals for innovative technologies integrated with delivery mechanisms that could be easily implemented in developing countries to improve global health. Canadian applicants must have a co-investigator in a low- or middle-income country.

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Taiwan Fellowship

Agency: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Taiwan
Discipline: Social Sciences and Humanities
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Taiwan (Republic of China)
Max Funding: Varies

Awards lasting 3-12 months for foreign experts and scholars interested in research related to Taiwan, cross-strait relations, mainland China, Asia-Pacific region and Chinese studies.

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The International Network Programme

Agency: Ministry of Higher Education and Science, Denmark
Discipline: Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Denmark
Award to be taken up in: Denmark, China (incl. Hong Kong), India, Israel, Japan, USA, Brazil, Turkey, South Africa and the Republic of Korea, Canada, Russia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Greenland and/or the Faroe Islands
Max Funding: DKK 200.000

This Programme provides funding to establish new collaborations between Danish and international researchers. For collaborations with partners in Canada, Russia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Greenland and/or the Faroe Islands, proposals must have an Arctic focus. Eligible expenses include: scientific workshops and conferences, and travel between Denmark and the selected country.

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Thesaurus Poloniæ Fellowship Programme

Agency: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland
Discipline: Humanities
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Poland
Max Funding: 12,000 PLN

Thesaurus Poloniae is a three-month-long Fellowship for non-residents of Poland hosted by the International Cultural Centre in Krakow. The senior programme is open to PhD holders who conduct research on the history and culture of Poland, and Central Europe. There are two calls for applications each year.

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Traditional Fulbright Scholar Award

Agency: Canada-US Fulbright Program
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: United States, Canada
Award to be taken up in: United States, Canada
Max Funding: $12,500 for one semester

Grants of four to nine months are available to Canadian and American scholars, post-doctoral researchers and experienced professionals to conduct research and/or teach at a host institution in the United States or Canada, respectively.

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UNESCO-L'Oreal For Women in Science International Fellowships

Agency: UNESCO and L'Oreal
Discipline: Natural Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: $20,000

For female Canadian citizens pursuing post-doctoral research. Funds up to two years of study at an overseas institution.

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UNITAID Grants

Agency: UNITAID
Discipline: Life Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: Varies

UNITAID accepts Letters of Intent, proposing market-based interventions to increase access to key treatment, diagnostic, and preventive commodities for HIV, TB and malaria in developing countries. Established in 2006 by the governments of Brazil, Chile, France, Norway and the United Kingdom as the “International Drug Purchasing Facility”, UNITAID is based in Geneva and hosted by the World Health Organization.

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Visiting Professorship Program

Agency: DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Canada, United States
Award to be taken up in: Germany
Max Funding: varies

Allows for North American educators to go to German universities for guest teaching assignments of 3 months to 2 years. Courses need not be taught in German.

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Visiting Professorships

Agency: The Leverhulme Trust
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Great Britain
Max Funding: varies

For UK institutions that wish to invite an eminent researcher from overseas for 3-12 months, to enhance the knowledge and skills of academic staff or the student body within the host institution. Priority will be given to new or recent collaborative ventures. Applications are submitted by the UK partner.

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Visiting Researcher Program

Agency: Foundation for the Support of Research of the State of São Paulo (FAPESP)
Discipline: Various
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Worldwide
Award to be taken up in: Brazil
Max Funding: Varies

Offers full or partial support for the hosting of experienced investigators, associated with foreign research institutions,who will work in a research institution in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, for a period from 2 weeks to a maximum (non-extendable) period of 12 months.

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Young Investigator Grants and Program Grants

Agency: Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)
Discipline: Life Sciences
Target Audience: Canadian Faculty, International Faculty
Applicant Country: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Ireland, South Korea, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Great Britain, United States
Award to be taken up in: Worldwide
Max Funding: US $1,350,000

Grants support international collaborations in basic research with emphasis placed on novel, innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to fundamental investigations in the life sciences. HFSP programs include the Natural Sciences and Engineering fields, with an emphasis on bringing biologists together with scientists from fields such as physics, mathematics, chemistry, computer science and engineering to focus on problems at the frontier of the life sciences.

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