Citizenship and Immigration Canada – Request for proposals


Citizenship and Immigration Canada


Research projects on immigration in Canada’s Official Language Minority Communities (OLMCs)

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Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is seeking proposals for research projects on the issue of immigration in Canada’s Official Language Minority Communities.

This research must enable CIC to broaden its expertise and knowledge in the field of immigration in OLMCs, in accordance with Part VII of the Official Languages Act, which states that CIC has an obligation to take positive measure to promote official languages and support the vitality of OLMCs.  That research and the resulting knowledge are also intended to support CIC in its intention to achieve the objectives of the new Roadmap for Canada’s Official Languages 2013-2018: Education, Immigration, Communities.


Full time faculty

Funding Availability

CIC is looking to fund seven proposals.

Maximum Project Value

The research project must address one of the seven identified themes.  Maximum project value is dependent upon theme chosen. CIC’s payment shall not exceed:

$40,000 for Themes 1, 5 and 6

$50,000 for Themes 2, 4 and 7

$30,000 for Theme 3

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

The period of the project is from the date of award to December 4, 2017.


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

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal, along with an OR-5 Form to

External Deadline

How to Apply

Researcher will received signed application to submit to Sponsor electronically for the deadline.

For Questions, please contact

Citizenship and Immigration Canada at:

*NOTE: All enquiries must be submitted in writing to the CIC no later than September 8, 2016. 

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Meghan Grimes, Awards and Agreements Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x54807

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