Mitacs Globalink Research Award – with Sorbonne Universities



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Mitacs and Sorbonne Universities have partnered to support a unique, two way mobility opportunity. For a limited time, graduate students at Canadian universities, and Masters and PhD students at Sorbonne Universities can apply for a competitive Mitacs Globalink Research Award to support a research project jointly supervised by Canadian and Sorbonne University faculty.

For faculty, this program is a new opportunity to establish or reinforce research collaborations through graduate students’ international mobility between Canada and Sorbonne Universities.


Full time Senior Undergraduate, or graduate students at Canadian universities. Note: Senior undergraduates must have completed their 2nd-last year of study prior to departure, with one or two years of study left to complete their degree, and maintain a minimum of a B average or equivalent thereof.

Funding Availability

Canadian students receive up to$5,000 for travel and project related costs such as: visa reimbursements, return airfare and health insurance. A limited number of awards are available.

Project Duration

12 – 24 weeks at Sorbonne Universities for Canadian students. Projects can begin as early as June 1, 2015 and as a late as December 31, 2015.


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

Internal Deadline

(for projects starting in September 2014).

Applicant submits a signed OR-5 form along with the complete application (including signature page signed by intern and host supervisor, and student CV, and letters of support) to:

External Deadline

(3 pm PDT)

Applicant submits complete application by email as a PDF document to: with subject heading: “[Student first and last name]_GRA-Sorbonne.” NOTE: only signature page of the proposal should be saved as a scanned PDF.   

For Questions, please contact

Mitacs International

Office of Research

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

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