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.

Funding for Brock Faculty/Staff

NamePurpose
AWB (Academics Without Borders)This non-profit government agency that supports higher education in poor nations is currently seeking a volunteers to assist with projects in developing countries. AWB is currently accepting applications for volunteers interested in conducting a strategic review for the development of a new university in Nepal. Interested faculty must apply by February 6, 2020.
CONAHECBrock is a member of CONAHEC connecting us to partners around the world for international research and collaboration opportunities. The call out for the Short Term Faculty Mobility program is currently open for the 2020 Winter/Spring term.
DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst)Funding opportunities to support academic exchanges in Germany and/or within German partners.
Global Affairs CanadaFaculty Mobility Programs and International Scholarship Programs.
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.

Funding for Visiting International Scholars

NamePurpose
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 globalscholars@brocku.ca

Associate Director, Brock International Services
(905) 688-5550 x3193
sgruosso@brocku.ca