Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute: Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant

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


Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant (SICRG)

For More Information

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


The objective of the Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant (SICRG) is to encourage and promote institutional collaboration in research and development between Indian and Canadian institutions in the areas in which institutions from SICI’s Indian and Canadian member council can gain and develop.


  • Proposed SICRG projects must involve a bi-national research initiative in any of the fields mentioned above.
  • Faculty members/academics/researchers of Canadian and Indian member institutions are eligible to apply for this grant. A list of SICI member institutions is available at the link provided here: .
  • The applicant should be a full-time faculty member of a Canadian or Indian member institution.
  • The applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada or India.
  • The recipient of the award is a faculty member from an Institution of good standing either from India or Canada who are in the Member Council of SICI.

Funding Availability

Five awards

Maximum Project Value

INR 10, 00,000 with the grant disbursed in two equal installments of 5 lakh each year.

Additional contributions from the applicants’ institutions to the project are encouraged.

Indirect Costs

Institutional overhead costs are not eligible.

Project Duration

Two years


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

Completed electronic application along with all required documents should be submitted to with a mention of the program name in the subject line: “Application for Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant (SICRG) 2016-17”.

How to Apply

  1. Upon approval from the Office of Research Services, applicants must submit an electronic copy of their application to and mention the program name in the subject line.  
  2. Submit a paper copy of the complete application to the following address and include the program name "SICRG"  on the envelope.

Mailing address
Programme Name
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI)
5 Bhai Vir Singh Marg
New Delhi 110001

For Questions, please contact

Programme Officer (Please note the program name clearly)
Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant (SICRG)
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI)
5 Bhai Vir Singh Marg
New Delhi 110001
Tel: 011 – 2374 6417; 2374 3114; & 2374 2677

Office of Research

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

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