Mitacs Globalink Research Award –Campus France (New)



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The Mitacs Globalink Research Award – Campus France is an exciting new competitive initiative that provides the opportunity for faculty members and senior undergraduate and graduate students at Canadian universities to participate in 12– to 24–week research projects supervised by a faculty member at a French university. Mitacs and Campus France strive to ensure that Globalink Research Award – Campus France students have a high-quality research experience with internationally recognized professors who facilitate expanding their knowledge and provide hands-on training in their field of study. 


Full time Master’s or PhD students studying at a Canadian Universities, and Faculty at Canadian universities; Projects are jointly supervised by faculty members based at select Canadian universities

Funding Availability

Students coming from France will receive up to$5,000 for travel expenses and related costs such as via reimbursements health insurance and return airfare. Funding will be in the form of a research grant to the Canadian academic supervisor, via the Office of Research. Campus France will also provide $5,000 to cover accommodation and local expenses in France for Canadian students. These funds will be sent to the host institution in France, which will disburse the funds directly to the student.

Project Duration

12 – 24 weeks; projects can start as early as June 1, 2015 and as late as December 31, 2015.


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

Internal Deadline

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

External Deadline

(5pm PDT)

Students and their home university academic supervisors submit Globalink Research Award applications directly to Mitacs by email at apply(at) with the subject heading “[Student first and last name] _GRA-Campus France"

How to Apply

Senior undergraduate and graduate students from Canadian universities who meet all of the eligibility criteria and have an identified research project and a host supervisor in France must submit a complete application directly to Mitacs.  Signature page must signed by all parties, including home university’s Office of Research Services (or equivalent thereof). See link below for required list of items to include.

For Questions, please contact

Office of Research

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

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