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Concordia-Mitacs Outbound and Inbound Globalink Research Award (GRA)

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award (GRA) program offers Concordia faculty members an opportunity to advance their international research by collaborating with partners in Mitacs eligible countries

This GRA program will allow Concordia faculty members to co-supervise inbound and/or outbound senior undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral fellows participating in a short (12 to 24 weeks) research project with partners in Mitacs eligible countries


Call for proposals open from September 13 - November 10, 2023


Am I an Eligible Supervisor?

Supervising professors' eligibility

  • Must hold a faculty position at Concordia; 
  • Must be eligible to supervise graduate students;
  • Must be eligible to hold Tri-Agency funding.  

Must be ready to assume the following responsibilities

  • In collaboration with a faculty member from an international institution in at a Mitacs eligible country and the student or postdoctoral fellow, develop a research proposal and complete a Mitacs GRA application.
  • Request the academic visitor status for inbound interns (international students and/or postdoctoral fellows). Please see: How to come to Concordia as an academic visitor and Inviting a Mitacs Academic Visitor;
  • Collaborate with the Concordia Immigration Specialist to obtain the appropriate work permit for the inbound intern.
  • Provide ongoing direction and research support to interns prior to and during their research projects.
  • Co-supervise the Mitacs GRA intern all during his/her internship;
  • Assume fiduciary responsibility of, and administrate the Mitacs grant with support from Concordia International.
  • Complete a Mitacs exit survey.

I am eligible, what is next?

Click on the link below that applies to you for information on the application requirements, process, and key dates. It is recommended to contact a Mitacs Business Development Advisor before submitting your application for their review and feedback.

I am looking to submit an application for:

Useful Contacts

Concordia Contact

Caroline Eastwood

Mitas Contact

Dr. Natalie Rachel
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