Mitacs – Globalink Research Award

Award Quick Look

Deadline: No Deadline

Amount: $6,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • International
  • Permanent Resident


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  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management


  • School of Graduate Studies

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award (GRA) supports research collaboration between Canada and select partner organizations and eligible countries and regions. 

The Globalink Research Award offers senior undergraduate and graduate students at Mitacs full and associate partner universities the opportunity to participate in 12- to 24-week research projects supervised by professors at accredited universities in the following Mitacs partner countries: Brazil, mainland China, India, Mexico, Turkey and Vietnam.

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

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • China
  • EU member countries
  • In France, both universities and Inria Research Centres are eligible host institutions
  • Israel
  • India
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Mexico
  • Norway
  • Saudi Arabia
  • 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.


Applications are accepted anytime however the follow timeline is suggested.

  •  January for travel the following summer
  • May for travel the following fall
  • September for travel the following winter


  • $6,000/year for 12-24 weeks research projects


  • Must be registered full-time graduate students at an eligible Canadian institution or eligible international institution and remain as such throughout their Globalink Research Award
  • Cannot undertake a research project at an institution where they have previously completed a degree
  • Cannot undertake a research project in a country where they hold citizenship
  • Permanent residents or Canadian citizens who are enrolled in a Canadian institution and who hold citizenship in an eligible country may apply to do a project there
  • Must be a legal age of majority in Canada (18 years or older)
  • Must meet travel requirements for their intended destination, including visa and/or immigration requirements and associated documentation
  • Cannot hold more than one Globalink Research Award per academic lifetime
  • Cannot have previously held a Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program Award


Application Instructions:

Submit completed (WITHOUT the Dean of SGS and VP Research signatures) applications to SGS Award Advisor (AH 115) for review and to obtain remaining signatures. All completed and signed applications will be submitted via email direct to Mitacs as per their instructions.

NOTE: Dean of SGS and VP Research signatures cannot be obtained without first being reviewed by the SGS Award Advisor.

For information and application please visit Mitacs Globalink -Research Award website