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The international researcher partnership workshop is a partnership between two universities that have faculty members with similar research interests or a history of collaboration. The grant funds allow researchers the opportunity to meet and explore, identify and implement joint research interests and projects.

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  1. Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program (2021-2022)

    The Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program, through the Emerging Leaders of the Americas (ELAP) program, provides Canadian faculty with short-term opportunities to build or expand partnerships with Latin American and Caribbean institutions through teaching and/or research at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels.

    Eligibility:  Full-time faculty from recognized Canadian Institutions, proposing to teach or conduct research in the following ELAP countries:

    • Caribbean: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos;
    • Central America: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama;
    • North America: Mexico;
    • South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela.

    Internal deadline: 9 a.m. Monday, February 15, 2021

    Maximum value: 7,000 CAD

    Duration: 3-8 weeks (can be extended / combined with other sources of funding)

    Please find more information about the program guidelines and eligibility on the EduCanada website:  

    To apply, carefully read the application guidelines, download and complete application form and supporting documents, and send them to UCalgary International for review and final submission.

    Faculty Mobility Program - Application Form

    Faculty Mobility Program - Budget Template 2020-2021

    Faculty Mobility Program - Privacy Notice

  2. Government of Canada International Scholarships

    The following steps pertain specifically to the following Global Affairs Canada International Scholarship Programs

    • Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP)*
    • Canada-CARICOM Faculty Leadership Program
    • Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)
    • Study in Canada Scholarships Program

    *Note: the Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships Program and the Canada-Chile Leadership Exchange Scholarship program have been merged into this program.

    Step 1 Review Scholarship Guidelines 

    Please review the scholarship guidelines and eligibility requirements in the link below:

    Step 2 Submit Scholarship application documents

    Candidates must complete the UCalgary online application form, and be prepared to submit all supporting documents by the UCalgary deadline of March 16, 2021, The University of Calgary will apply to the Government of Canada international scholarship on behalf of the candidate, when the call opens and deadlines are known.

    If you require help filling out the application or have questions, please contact  University of Calgary International (UCI) at, the University of Calgary representative authorized and responsible for submitting all applications and supporting documents on behalf of interested individuals.

    Note: UCI sets an internal deadline for prospective applicants to submit all their documents, which is earlier than the official date on the EduCanada website.

External funding opportunities


Application portal for Gov. of Canada International Scholarships (including Canada-CARICOM, Canada-Chile and ELAP - Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program)   

Academics without Borders

Universities Canada



DAAD (German Academic Exchange)

DFG (German Research Foundation)

European Commission

Other world regions

Canada-China Scholarship Program

Fulbright Canada

Association of Commonwealth Universities

Australian High Commission