Mitacs Globalink Research Award – Call for Applications: UKRI-Canada Globalink Doctoral Exchange Scheme

How to Apply: 

Lakehead faculty can host a visiting Graduate Student or Post-doctoral Fellow from the UK (any university) or France (Université Grenoble Alps - UGA) for 3-6 months.  All disciplines are eligible.  PhD students from the UK will receive £10,000 – £15,000, and grad students / post-doctoral fellows from UGA will receive CAD 6,000

If you are interested in either of these opportunities, please contact Jill Sherman at for more information and application requirements.

1. UKRI-Canada Globalink Doctoral Exchange Scheme:

  • Inbound to Canada (host a PhD visiting student researcher)
  • Call: September 29, 2020, to December 8, 2020
  • Projects must take place between April 1, 2021, and March 31, 2022
  • Award between £10,000 – £15,000
  • Eligibility: PhD students from UK universities funded by the Research Councils of UK Research and Innovation (all UK universities)
  • If you don’t know a PhD student but would like to host, you can register on the UKRI-Mitacs Globalink host professor expression of interest form. (Please note that all details entered on this form will be made publicly available.)

2. The 
Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA)-Mitacs GRA partnership:

  • Inbound to Canada (host a PhD student or Post-doctoral Fellow as a visiting scholar)
  • Call: open until October 2, 2020
  • Expected Outcome Letter: December 2020
  • Projects must start within a year of receiving the Outcome Letter
  • Award of CAD $6,000
  • Eligibility: Master’s 1 and 2, PhD and postdoctoral students from UGA
External Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
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