Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute: Faculty-In-Residence Program / Global Initiative For Academic Network

Updated Information

Internal deadline changed to Wednesday, January 18, 2017 (originally December 16, 2016). 
External deadline changed to Wednesday, January 25, 2017 (originally December 24, 2016).


Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute


Faculty-In-Residence Programme (FIR) / Global Initiative For Academic Network (GIAN) 

For More Information

Please see the sponsor’s website for more information including the application form.


Canadian faculty members, scientists and entrepreneurs are welcome to apply who would be willing to take up engagements at Indian institutions for one or two weeks. Through this program, SICI will facilitate dissemination of Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN is an initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India) in Canada to augment participation of Canadian faculty, scientists and entrepreneurs in Indian universities/research institutions with the objective of helping these institutions learn about modern pedagogic practices and boosting research in cutting-edge technologies and thus building stronger academic networks between both countries.


Maximum Project Value

US$8000 to US$12000

Indirect Costs

Institutional overhead costs are not eligible.

Project Duration

The duration of assignments for this program will be for one to two weeks.


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

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal, along with a complete and signed OR-5 Form to

External Deadline

After filling the designated form for the application please submit to Dr. Prachi Kaul at Applications after this deadline will be accepted on a rolling intake basis throughout the year.

How to Apply

Application Forms:

After filling the designated form for the application please submit to Dr. Prachi Kaul at .

For Questions, please contact

For any clarification/information, please email or contact:

Dr. Prachi Kaul
Director (India Office) 
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI)
5. Bhai Vir Singh Marg, 
New Delhi, India 110 001

Office of Research

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

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