Global Affairs Canada’s Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program

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Global Affairs Canada Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program

The Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program (FMPB) provides full-time professors at Canadian post-secondary institutions with short-term opportunities to conduct research and/or teaching projects in Latin America and the Caribbean, at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels. The program aims to increase the number of institutional collaborations and student exchange agreements between Canadian and non-Canadian institutions eligible under the Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP). These agreements are created between colleges, technical or vocational institutions and universities in Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. The Program will award grants to faculty members to teach or conduct a research, teaching, or research & teaching project for a short term in ELAP-eligible countries (Caribbean, Central and South America, and Mexico).

Amount: The maximum grant value per project is CAD $7,000.

Faculty Research Office: 1 week prior to agency deadline. (If you wish to have feedback on your application allow at least two weeks – contact Karen Kueneman)
Western Research: 1 week prior to agency deadline
Global Affairs: November 24, 2021

Applications and more information: If you are interested in submitting an application for this program, please contact Alyssa Szilagyi at for the required internal application form, or for guidance on the application process and any additional questions about this funding opportunity.

All applications require a ROLA submission A copy of the application is required for signature.

Ethics: Please be aware that in most cases ethics approvals must be obtained from both Western and the country(s) of research implementation, and so to avoid post-award implementation delays, please consult with Research Ethics & Integrity ideally during proposal development stage, if your research involves human subjects.

About the Author

Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall
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