Funding Opportunities

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The Office of International Research manages and provides funding for a range of research and exchange opportunities. We encourage uOttawa faculty members to take advantage of the programs listed below.

Visiting Researchers Program

The Visiting Researchers Program (VRP) fosters exchanges with highly reputed researchers through stays at uOttawa between two and four weeks.

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For the 2019 round, the VRP is open to nine priority countries. In addition, at least 50 percent of the awards will be reserved for early and mid-career researchers.


*A RE form must be filled via eAwards at the time of application to OIR.

France-Canada Research Fund

Supports the development of scientific exchanges between both countries, in all areas of knowledge.

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This Scientific Collaboration Support Program, financed by the France-Canada Research Fund (FCRF), aims to support developing new expert partnerships between France and Canada by promoting researcher mobility, particularly for young researchers, and students.

The program provides financing for new scientific projects jointly developed by French and Canadian teams that have never worked together before. Masters and doctoral students involved in selected projects will have the opportunity to apply to a specific Mitacs-FCRF Globalink Research Award.

Deadline: November 16, 2018

For more information, guidelines and application form visit the website of the Embassy of France in Ottawa or contact carmen.bauer@uottawa.ca

uOttawa-Argentina Partnership Program

Supports bilateral research collaboration between uOttawa researchers and Argentine partners.

Competition Closed

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Research Cooperation between the University of Ottawa and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation of the Argentine Republic

The 2016 research cooperation agreement renews the partnership established in 2013 between the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation (MINCyT) and uOttawa.

Eligible Argentine researchers apply directly to MINCyT, and eligible uOttawa researchers should apply by email to andrew.grosvenor@uottawa.ca.

Teams may receive up to $22,500 per 2-year project to cover travel (air tickets), health insurance, and living allowance expenses of participating researchers. It is anticipated that up to eight proposals will supported, funding permitting.

The deadline to apply is 26 May 2017. Results will be announced in January 2018.


An RE form must be filled via eAwards at the time of application to OIR.

 

Information
Andrew Grosvenor, Senior Project Officer
Tel.: 613-562-5800 (ext. 2943)
andrew.grosvenor@uottawa.ca

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International Research Acceleration Program

Supports bilateral research collaborations in the following countries: Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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This program seeds bilateral research collaborations in the following countries: Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

The International Research Acceleration Program cannot be combined toward a single initiative with other Office of International Research (OIR) programs.

An RE form must be filled via eAwards at the time of application to OIR.

Fulbright Chairs for American Scholars

Through this program, American researchers spend four months on campus conducting collaborative research, providing public lectures, and instructing undergraduate and graduate students.

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The University of Ottawa hosts six American scholars each year through the Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chairs program:

Through this program, collaborative research is conducted and lectures offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The main benefits gained through those Chairs are the intellectual value of integrating dedicated researchers into ongoing areas of scholarly pursuit at the University, the increased visibility gained by having scholars addressing issues of current concern, and the establishment of vibrant academic ties with the United States in areas of shared interest.

São Paulo Research Fund

Supports bilateral research collaboration between uOttawa researchers and partners based in the State of São Paulo, Brazil.

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The São Paulo Research Fund supports collaborative projects in all areas of knowledge involving the exchange of researchers from the State of São Paulo, Brazil, and from member institutions of the Consortium of Alberta, Laval, Dalhousie and Ottawa Universities (CALDO) within the scope of the renewed Research Cooperation Agreement between CALDO and the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) signed in September 2016.

To be eligible, research teams must be composed of a researcher from the State of São Paulo currently holding a FAPESP grant, and of a researcher from a CALDO member university. Teams may receive up to $25,000 per two-year project to cover travel (air tickets), health insurance, and living allowance expenses of participating researchers.

Results will be announced after 28 July.

Contact us for more information regarding Canadian and international funding organizations.

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