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Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program – Funding Available

Posted on: Jan 25, 2021

Dear Faculty Members,

Please see the notice below from the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) regarding grants available through the Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program.

If you are interested in applying for a grant through this program, please contact Amanda Thorson, Manager, International Relations (Amanda.thorson@concordia.ab.ca). Amanda can assist in facilitating a connection with one of CUE’s partner institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean and can provide access to an approval form that is now required when applying for international funding.

The Office of Financial Aid and Awards will provide further assistance through the application process for those who would like to apply.

Interested applicants should note that currently, as a result of CUE’s COVID-19 response plan, international travel is not permitted. However, successful applicants have until March 31, 2022 to use any awarded funding.

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Grants available for faculty at Canadian postsecondary institutions

The Government of Canada is offering a grant to full-time professors and researchers for short-term teaching or research projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program aims to support Canadian postsecondary institutions that are developing new collaboration and short-term exchange agreements or strengthening existing agreements with Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP)-eligible institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean. Canadian postsecondary institutions apply on behalf of faculty by filling out an online application form detailing the proposed study or research projects in eligible countries.

  • Program name: Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program
  • Funding organization: Government of Canada
  • Target audience: Canadian postsecondary institutions
  • Duration: Three to eight weeks
  • Value: Up to CAD 7,000 per project
  • Inclusions: Airfare, living expenses, health insurance and visa or work permit fees and other eligible expenses
  • Deadline: February 25, 2021

For full program and application details, visit Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program.