Shastri Student Research in India Fellowship (SSRIF)

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Deadline: Wednesday, July 31, 2024

Amount: $8,500

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • Permanent Resident


  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI) is pleased to announce a call for applications for SSRIF. The desired SSRIF applicants are Canadian students studying in undergraduate and graduate degree programs, primarily in SICI's Canadian Member universities. SSRIF recipients will commence a 6-8 weeks research project in India under the supervision of Indian faculty members in their host Indian institutions in subject areas they desire/require research experience. The SSRIF is part of SICI's Canadian Scholars to India (CSI) Program, funded by Global Affairs Canada's Government of Canada. The CSI Program aims to improve and diversify Canadian scholars' short-term academic mobility to India. 

Students' research proposals may include all domains of studies, such as Social Sciences and Humanities, Commerce and Management, and STEM. Please note the topic and content of the research proposal should focus on essential subject matters concerning Canada or India. 

Value: $8,500 CAD per SSRIF Project Grant

Number of Grants: 12

Deadline: July 31


  • Applicants must be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents to Canada
  • Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate programs at Canadian public universities
  • Preference will be given to students enrolled in SICI's Canadian Member Universities
  • Proficiency in English is a requirement for SSRIF applicants

For more information and application instructions, visit Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute