Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute 2017-18 Programmes Open


Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI)


  • Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant (SICRG)
  • Shastri Mobility Programme (SMP)-for  Academicians & administrators
  • Shastri Research Student Fellowship (SRSF) for:
    • a) Doctoral
    • b) Postdoctoral and
    • c) Students
  • Shastri Programme Development Grant (SPDG)
  • Shastri Faculty-In-Residence Programme (SFIR)/ Global Initiative For Academic Network (GIAN)

For More Information

Announcement of Programmes for Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute for 2017-18


Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is pleased to announce the following programmes for the year 2017-18. i.e. Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant (SICRG), Shastri Mobility Programme (SMP), Shastri Research Student Fellowship (SRSF),Shastri Programme Development Grant (SPDG) , Faculty-In-Residence Programme (FIR)/ Global Initiative for Academic Network (GIAN). Programme namely Faculty in Residence Programme (FIR) is open for non-members also.

Most of these programmes are new initiatives of the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute under the Xth Addendum to MoU with the Government of India signed on 15th July 2016. In general applications from all domains of studies like Social Sciences and  Humanities, Arts, Commerce & Management and STEM subjects are accepted. However, applications are encouraged in the focus areas of SICI and priority areas of MHRD, Govt. of India i.e. Food Security and Sustainable Development, Energy, Environmental Science and Climate Change, Agricultural Science & Technology, Health Care Sciences, Nursing, Marine Sciences and Ocean Studies, Information & Communication Technology, Sustainable Habitat, Nano-technology Hardware, Water Resources & River Systems, Advanced Materials, Manufacturing, Security & Defence, Gender, Bi-lateral Trade and Investment, Securing Future of Children and Youth, Higher Education,  Teacher Education and Training.

Special Notes

The details of the programmes are available at our website and . However, the Institute will soon be migrating their new web portal .


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

Internal Deadline

Please submit a signed OR-5 and complete application package, clearly indicating the program you are applying for, to

External Deadline

Please submit the complete application package directly to the Shastri Institute online through the Grant Management System:

For Questions, please contact

 In case of any difficulty in submission, scholars can contact the Shastri India office for assistance at

Office of Research

Carolyn Osborn, Director, Grants & Contracts
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x52935

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