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Globalink Research Award Thematic Call │ Mitacs

Value

$6,000 research award to conduct a 12- to 24-week research project in the other country.

Description

Mitacs is pleased to launch a special initiative in cooperation with several of our international partners: a competitive call for applications to our Mitacs Globalink Research Award program in areas of strategic importance for the Canadian and international research communities.

Under the joint supervision of a home and host professor at a university in Canada and an institution affiliated with one of Mitacs’s international partners, senior undergraduate and graduate students as well as postdoctoral fellows included in successful applications will receive a $6,000 research award to conduct a 12- to 24-week research project in the other country.

Eligible Applicants

In addition to these general eligibility requirements, please also refer to the International Partners Information tab for partner-specific eligibility requirements.

Students and postdoctoral fellows

  • Must be registered as full-time senior undergraduates, graduate students, or postdoctoral fellows at an eligible Canadian institution or eligible institution outside Canada and remain as such throughout their Globalink Research Award
  • Undergraduate applicants completing their first post-secondary degree must have completed their second year of studies prior to departure. All applicants enrolled in an undergraduate degree must have maintained a B average in their two most recent semesters prior to application. This average can be cumulative over the two semesters.
  • Postdoctoral fellows may apply if their date of graduation from a PhD program is no more than five years prior to the proposed start date of the research project and they have postdoctoral status at an eligible institution.
  • Cannot undertake a research project at an institution where they have previously completed a degree
    • Cannot undertake a research project in a country where they hold citizenship
      • Permanent residents or citizens of Canada who are enrolled in an eligible country other than Canada and who wish to do a project in Canada are eligible to apply.
      • Applicants who hold citizenship of Canada and another eligible country may apply to do a project in either country
  • Must be the legal age of majority in Canada (18 years of age or older)
  • Must meet travel requirements for their intended destination, including visa and/or immigration requirements and associated documentation
  • Cannot hold more than one Globalink Research Award per academic lifetime
  • Cannot have previously held a Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program award

Supervising professors

  • Must hold a faculty position at an eligible institution
  • Must be eligible to supervise graduate students
  • Supervisors at Canadian institutions: Must be eligible to hold Tri-Agency funding

Eligible Expenses

$6,000 research award to conduct a 12- to 24-week research project in the other country.

Deadline Date

  December 1, 2021
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