Research and Funding Opportunities for the Brock Community

In order to cultivate a campus culture that embodies both global diversity and inter-connectivity, the Global Scholars Office offers faculty, staff and students with resources to assist in international mobility and opportunities for research funding around the world.

Below are opportunities currently available to Brock faculty, staff and/or students, as well as incoming scholars and students from international institutions.

Funding for Brock Faculty/Staff

AWB (Academics Without Borders)AWB has opened its applications for capacity building Project Proposals that are focused on institutions in higher learning in the developing world. Those interested must submit their proposal by March 9, 2020.
CONAHECFall 2020 call for proposals is now open for the Short-Term Faculty Exchange Program! The purpose of this program is to match faculty members from CONAHEC member institutions who will collaborate in the partial design and teaching of a course.
DAADFunding opportunities to support academic exchanges in Germany and/or within German partners.
EduCanadaFaculty Mobility Program - Interested in teaching in the Caribbean, Central and South America or Mexico? The Faculty Mobility Program will offer short-term funding for Canadian faculty to teach or conduct research in participating institutions in these regions, for example, Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC). The duration of the projects must be between 3 to 8 weeks. Applications must be submitted to Brock International Services by April 7, 2020.
EduCanadaCanada-CARICOM Faculty Leadership Program - The Canada-CARICOM Faculty Leadership Program provides faculty or international liaison officers/managers, from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), with short-term exchange opportunities for professional development, graduate study or research at Canadian post-secondary institutions. Nominations and applications must be submitted to Brock International Services by March 15th, 2020.
MitacsInnovation platform for universities around the world. Various outbound opportunities for Brock faculty and staff, as well as inbound programs to invite global schoalrs to Canada.
Caribbean Development BankConsultation opportunities to help develop projects in the Caribbean for both the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute, as well as a Regional Model for Special Education Needs.
Management Center InnsbruckFor those interested in exploring a global teaching opportunity, GSB International Partner - Management Center Innsbruck (MCI), Austria is offering financial support for successful proposals. Please submit your proposals to by March 15, 2020.
Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationThe Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now accepting applications for their Grand Challenge research projects. Faculty who are interested in solving key health and development problems must apply by  April 22, 2020.

Funding for International Scholars and Students

Study in Canada ScholarshipFull academic scholarships for up to two years for students from the following countries to study at a Canadian institution: Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Comoros, Djibouti, Fiji, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Liberia, Mauritania, Micronesia, Palau, Tonga, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Vanuatu. Palestinian students from the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem are also eligible. Those interested must apply by March 2020.
Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) – for mid-career professionalsShort-term scholarships to mid-career professionals from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for professional development through short-term courses in Canada. Eligible candidates for the 2020-2021 academic year must apply by February 6, 2020.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Associate Director, Brock International Services
(905) 688-5550 x3193