Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) – The Partnership Program for North America

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: Friday 8th, September 2017

External Deadline: Friday 22nd, September 2017


This funding opportunity may include terms and conditions that require the inclusion of overhead costs (as per the Indirect Cost of Externally Funded Research Policy).Therefore, if you are intent on applying, we request that you contact the applicable RGCS individual indicated below at least 20 working days prior to the sponsor deadline to notify them of your intent.

Also, please note:

1) Research Grant and Contract Services internal deadline for  Institutional Review for this competition is: noon, September 8, 2017 (10 working days before the sponsor deadline).

2) When submitting an application for Institutional Review, be sure to include the appropriate Approval Form from your Department/Faculty with the application.

3) Further details on processes for institutional review and approval are available at

Please contact Joy Best,, 709-864-6891, Karen Follett,, 709-864-2652, or Janice Peach,, 709-864-4078 if you have any inquiries regarding the funding opportunity.

The Partnership Program with North America is a program for cooperation in higher education with the United States and Canada. The goal is to increase collaboration and student mobility between Norwegian and North American higher education institutions, as well as enterprises in the public and private sectors.

o Short term cooperation projects:  Project funding up to NOK 300 000 per project over 2 years

Deadline: September 22, 2017

Who may apply? Accredited Norwegian higher education institutions, public and private. The institution may apply together with one or more partner institutions in the eligible countries. The partner institution must be an accredited higher education institution in the US or Canada.

How to apply? Applications must be submitted through SIU’s online application database Espresso. The Norwegian project coordinator must create and submit the application in Espresso.

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Funding Sources

Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: April 25, 2017