Global Affairs Canada New Initiative: Faculty Mobility Program to Latin Americas and the Caribbean

Global Affairs Canada: Faculty Mobility Program
 
The Faculty Mobility Program provides Canadian faculty with short-term opportunities to teach or conduct research in Latin Americas and the Caribbean, at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels.
 
The Faculty Mobility Program aims to increase the number of institutional collaborations and student exchange agreements between Canadian and foreign institutions eligible under the Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP). These agreements are created between colleges, technical or vocational institutions and universities in Canada, Latin Americas and the Caribbean.
 
The Program will award grants to teach or conduct research for a short-term in countries eligible to ELAP (CARICOM countries, Central America, Latin America, Mexico).
 
The maximum grant value per faculty is CAD 7,000. The duration of the scholarship is for three (3) weeks minimum and eight (8) maximum (participant can stay longer with funds from other sources).
 
For more information, eligibility requirements, and the application process, please visit http://scholarships-bourses.gc.ca/scholarships-bourses/can/institutions/elap_faculty-pfla_professeurs.aspx?lang=eng

Contact: MobilityProposals-PropositionsMobilite@international.gc.ca

UPEI Application Process

Submission of application documents is the responsibility of the Canadian institution (documents cannot be submitted directly by candidates).  Therefore, application documents and an internal research funding administrative approvals form must be submitted to the office of Research Services (Kelley Building room 200) for review and approval by October 4, 2018.  Required documents are as follows: 
 
Proposal containing the following elements:
- a detailed description of the project;
- expected results;
- performance indicators; and
- the name of the existing contact(s) abroad.
 
Supporting documents:
- A curriculum vitae of the participant
- A detailed budget
- Invitation letter from the host institution
 
Eligible applications will be forwarded to Global Affairs Canada by their deadline of October 18, 2018. 
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