Mitacs-CALAREO Globalink Research Award –Inbound/Outbound

OPEN CALL – apply at least 4 months before the desired start date

Under the Mitacs Globalink Research Award (GRA) program,  eligible undergraduates, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows can apply for funding for a research stay of 3-6 months in duration. Proposals are for student-driven research projects  under the supervision of a faculty member at a host institution.

Funding: CAD 6,000; can be combined with other funding.

Country eligibility: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico.

Participating CALAREO member institutions: Vancouver Island University, Lakehead University, Carleton University, or Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Outbound awards are for full-time students/post-docs enrolled at participating CALAREO member institutions (regardless of citizenship) to conduct research at an institution in an eligible Latin American country.

Inbound awards are available for full-time students/post-docs from eligible Latin American countries to conduct research in Canada at a participating CALAREO member institution.

Applications can be accepted year-round, but each member institution may have its own internal competition and deadlines.

Each CALAREO member institution will have its own procedures for selecting applicants. For general information, please contact the CALAREO Secretariat, Jill Sherman,


  • Vancouver Island University: Ms. Kendra Stiwich, Kendra.Stiwich (at)
  • Lakehead University:  Ms. Jill Sherman, intl.research (at)
  • York University: Mr. Skandha Sunderasen, skandha (at)
  • Carleton University: Ms. Sylvie Jasen, sylvie.jasen (at)
  • Memorial University: Mr. Chris Hibbs, chibbs (at)
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