Mitacs Globalink Research Awards

Updated Information

As of July 4, 2019, has closed the Globalink Research Award outbound call for applications for the time being.This is Mitacs' program that supports senior undergrads, grad students, and postdocs from Canada doing research at universities overseas. Interest in the program has grown quickly in a short period of time, resulting in demand that is beyond Mitacs' current budget. Mitacs is working to secure additional funding in order to satisfy this demand. All proposals submitted before June 17, 2019 will be processed.

If you have any questions or would like to be notified of updates, please contact GRA@Mitacs.ca.

Sponsor

Mitacs

Program

Globalink Research Award 

Description

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award supports research collaborations between Canada and select partner countries.This award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas.

The following opportunities support travel and research from Canada to universities in:

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • China
  • EU member countries
  • In France, both universities and Inria Research Centres are eligible host institutions
  • Israel
  • India
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Mexico
  • Norway
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Tunisia
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Eligibility

Students

  • Must be registered as full-time senior undergraduates or graduate students at a Canadian university and remain as such throughout their Globalink Research Award
  • Cannot undertake a research project at an institution where they have previously completed a degree and/or been employed
  • Cannot undertake a research project in a country where they hold citizenship (unless they are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada). 
  • Must be the legal age of majority in Canada (18 years of age or older)
  • Must meet travel requirements for their intended destination, including visa and/or immigration requirements and associated documentation
  • Cannot hold more than one Globalink Research Award per academic lifetime
  • Cannot have previously held a Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program award

Undergraduate eligibility

  • Undergraduate applicants must have completed their second year of studies prior to departure and maintain a B average in their two most recent semesters.

Home supervising professors

  • Must hold a faculty position at a Canadian university  
  • Must be eligible to supervise graduate students and hold Tri-Council funding

Host supervising professors

  • Must be recognized faculty members at their institutions
  • Must be eligible to host graduate students

Funding Availability

$6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students in Canada to conduct research projects at universities overseas.

Maximum Project Value

$6,000

Indirect Costs

0%

Project Duration

12–24 weeks 

Special Notes

As of July 4, 2019, Mitacs has closed the Globalink Research Award outbound call for applications for the time being. This is Mitacs' program that supports senior undergrads, grad students, and postdocs from Canada doing research at universities overseas. Interest in the program has grown quickly in a short period of time, resulting in demand that is beyond Mitacs' current budget. Mitacs is working to secure additional funding in order to satisfy this demand. All proposals submitted before June 17, 2019 will be processed.

If you have any questions or would like to be notified of updates, please contact GRA@Mitacs.ca.

Deadlines

If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

TypeNotes
Internal Deadline

This program is currently closed.

External Deadline

This program is currently closed.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted any time, awarded competitively, and subject to available funding.

Application package:

*These forms can be submitted after the submission of the application; however, funds will not be released until Mitacs receives these forms.

For more details on how to apply, visit: https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/globalink/globalink-research-award

For Questions, please contact

Mitacs International: international@mitacs.ca

Office of Research

Amy Bossaer, Senior Grants and Contracts Specialist
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x58613
abossaer@uoguelph.ca

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