Shastri Institute Funding

The Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is a binational organization that promotes understanding between India and Canada through academic activities and exchanges.

Shastri Research Grant (SRG)

The objective of SRG is to support collaborative research projects entailing academic mobility as well as capacity building between Indian and Canadian institutions. The research theme will build on issues concerning all domains of studies: social Sciences subjects (i.e., anthropology, communications studies, economics, education, human geography, history, law, linguistics, political science, public administration, management, psychology, sociology, humanities, cultural studies), STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) including food security and sustainable development; water resource management; gender and health, bi-lateral trade and investment; energy and environment; securing future of children and youth and higher education-mobility.

Value: Up to CAD$ 6,000/per project. (Contributions from the applicants’ institutions are encouraged).

NOTE: The grant must be fully utilized between 1 November 2016 – 31 August 2017.

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Shastri Scholar Travel Subsidy Grant (SSTSG) SSTSG assist faculty members and graduate students with travel subsidies to participate in conferences, workshops, seminars and academic meetings within and between India and Canada with a view to establishing institutional and scholarly linkages.

Value: The Shastri Institute will provide up to CAD $1,000 to support the scholar’s international air fare (economy class).  Associated costs related to visas, meals, per diem and accommodation are not eligible under this grant.

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Deadline (for all above):
Faculty Research Office: 1 week prior to agency deadline (2-3 weeks if you wish feedback on your application – submit to Karen Kueneman)
Research Development & Services: no less than 5 days prior to agency deadline.
Shastri: October 15, 2016.  REVISED***

Full Applications are to be processed through Research Development Services for institutional signatures, and are to be accompanied by a completed ROLA application.

Other programs at Shastri (non-research) may be of interest as well:

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Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall
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