Mitacs Globalink Research Award - Funding for International Research Opportunities


Mitacs Inc.


The Mitacs Globalink Research award supports research collaborations for student travel to the following select partner countries: Brazil, China, France (French Universities or Inria Research Centres), India, Mexico and Tunisia.  Projects are open in all disciplines. The award helps faculty and students in Canada expand their research networks through international collaborations. Graduate students in France based at French institutions and Inria Research Centres can do research in Canada. 


Senior undergraduate, graduate students (Canadian citizen, permanent resident or international student) and faculty at Canadian universities in all disciplines to undertake projects in accredited universities (see list of partner countries above). Students cannot undertake a research project at an institution where they have previously completed a degree.  For eligible partners please see:

Funding Availability

$5,000 in research award to Canadian supervisor for student travel expenses for all countries except France; $7,000 for Universities in France. Funds are sent to the home or host supervisor. Inria Research Centre also provides €540 monthly stipend. 

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

12 – 24 weeks

Special Notes

Mitacs will contact applicants approximately 18 weeks after the deadline.

Internal Deadline

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

External Deadline

Applicant submits complete application by email as a PDF document to Mitacs.: apply(at)  Applicants should format the subject heading as follows: Student first and last name_Destination_Mitacs partner, if applicable (e.g. , John Doe_France_Inia, Jane Doe_Brazil

How To Apply

Applicants should follow the guidelines for what should be included in the award package.

For More Information

Program Information
Globalink Research Award application form [zip]
Research proposal [doc]
Student CV on Mitacs template [doc]
Frequently Asked Questions

For Questions, please contact

Mitacs International

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