Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute – Research Grant


Shastri Research Grant (SRG) 2016-17

For More Information

For more information, please go to the sponsor website.  


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 engineering (STEM).


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. In addition to applications’ merits, preference will be given to those member institutions who have not received any SICI grants in the past 2 years (2014-15 and 2015-16).

Funding Availability

Up to $6,000 per project.

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

The grant must be fully utilized between 1 November 2016 – 31 August 2017.

Special Notes

Application Form: SRG_Applicaiton_Form_2016-17.doc 


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

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal along with an OR5 form to

External Deadline

How to Apply

PI to submit completed electronic application to  Applications sent to a different email address will not be considered. Please mention: ‘*Application for SRG 2016-17*’on the 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
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x56927

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