Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute - Research Grant (SRG)


Shastri Research Grant (SRG) 2015-16

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Shastri Research Grants



The objective is to support collaborative research projects between Indian and Canadian institutions entailing scholars’ mobility as well as capacity building of scholars/researchers between India and Canada. The research theme will build on issues concerning social sciences as well as natural sciences and engineering.


Faculty members from Canadian or Indian institutions are eligible. Either applicant from India or Canada can be the lead, but can submit only one application. In addition to the two main applicants, SPG should include students/young researchers (at least 1 from India and 1 from Canada) in the research team to work on the projects.

Funding Availability

Up to $6,000 per project. Contributions from applicants’ institution are encouraged. One institution can  receive only one SRG award and the recipient of the award is subject to the institution being a SICI member in good standing with full paid-up membership for the current year (2015-16). Preference will be given to member institutions who have not received any SICI grants in the past 2 years (2013-14 and 2014-15). 

Indirect Costs

Institutional overhead costs are not eligible.

Project Duration

Funds must be fully utilized between Nov. 15, 2015 and June 30, 2016


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

Internal Deadline

A completed OR-5 along with full application package (see program guidelines on what documents to include) to:

External Deadline

Faculty submits electronic application by email to:  Please mention: Application for SRG 2015-16 on subject line of your email.

For Questions, please contact

Mahmuda Aldeen
Program and Member Relations Officer
Shastri Indo- Canadian Institute
Education Tower 1402
2500 University Tower 1402
Calgary AB T2N 1N4
Phone: 403 -220-3220
Fax: 403-289-0100

Office of Research

Annette Clarke, Grants Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x56927

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