Globalink Research Award

Aboriginal Peoples
Arctic and Northern Regions
Community, Regional & Enterprise Development
Creative Arts, Culture and Heritage
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
Governance and Public Policy
Information and Communication Technology
Oceans, Fisheries and Aquaculture
Social Justice
Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit: Inquire with Unit

Memorial Deadline: Inquire with RGCS

External Deadline: See Timelines Table in Description


The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas.

Recipients can get $6,000 in GRA support for research collaborations with universities abroad. Students can submit applications at any time, but are encouraged to apply at least 16 weeks prior to their planned departure.

The following opportunities support travel and research from Canada to universities in:

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • China
  • EU member countries
  • Israel
  • India
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Mexico
  • Norway
  • Tunisia
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

*This information above is subject to change. Applicants are responsible for confirming application details, as required. Funding is limited, and applications are processed in the order in which they are received.

Jumpstart your application:

  1. Talk to your faculty supervisor or university international office to identify a professor in one of the eligible destinations who works in your research area
  2. Reach out to the professor(s) about your research and hosting your potential project
  3. Get signatures from your home and host professors and university Office of Research Services (or equivalent), then submit your complete application by the suggested deadline (Mitacs recommends allowing 1–2 weeks to secure university signatures).

Contact for more information.

Sign up to receive Globalink Research Award updates on partner countries and other changes to the program. Applications are accepted any time. Mitacs recommends the following timelines:

Submit your application in: For travel starting as early as:
January The following summer
May The following fall
September The following winter

Visit Mitacs’ website for more details and application.

Funding Sources


This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: November 9, 2018