Funding Opportunities

The Global Scholars Office provides Brock faculty and students with opportunities for international mobility and research funding around the world to support the growing internationalization of Brock’s community.

Below are opportunities currently available to Brock Faculty and/or students.

Academics Without Borders

Academics Without Borders’ mission is to help developing countries improve their universities so that they can train their own experts and conduct research to assist in their countries’ development. Academics Without Borders’ projects are involved in the full range of university activities from expanding and improving existing institutions and programs to helping create new ones.


The Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC) is a not-for-profit membership-based network, with approximately 180 institutional members of higher education in Canada, the United States and Mexico, as well as a select group of institutions from other parts of the world.

CONAHEC seeks to advance the consolidation of the North American higher education community and its relationship with international partners by promoting collaboration and cooperation among its members.

Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada is responsible for the Government of Canada’s participation in major International Scholarship Programs. Global Affairs Canada provides support to international scholars in Canada, which is often reciprocated by foreign governments which support Canadian scholars in their countries.

China-Canada Scholars' Exchange Program

Global Affairs Canada and the Chinese Ministry of Education are offering short-term scholarships to Canadians wishing to study abroad in China.

Scholarships are awarded for studies, research, language studies or a combination of studies and language studies at participating Chinese institutions.

The deadline to apply is March 6.

Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is the European Commission’s funding programme for research and innovation running from 2014 to 2020. Canadian based researchers are eligible to be involved in Horizon 2020 programmes, however their participation is usually on a non-funded basis (unless it can be justified that your involvement is critical to the success of the project).


The Ontario-Jiangsu Industrial Research and Development Program (OJIRDP) will support joint industrial R&D projects focusing on the development of products or processes that may lead to commercialization in global markets.  Applicants can apply for up to $150,000 in funding (inclusive of 20% overhead for academic applicants) for joint bilateral R&D projects with terms not exceeding three years, involving at least one Jiangsu company and one Ontario organization (company and/or publicly-funded post-secondary institution).

Mitacs Globalink Research Award

Mitacs is accepting applications for competitive international research opportunities for the Globalink Research Award.

The award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students to undertake research projects abroad. Projects last 12–24 weeks and all disciplines are eligible.

A full list of destinations, along with resources for finding a professor abroad, suggested application timelines, and other program information are available on their website.

Research in Germany Info Session with DAAD

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) will be on campus Thursday, March 8 for an info session on funding for faculty and postdocs.

They will present an overview of the German research landscape, its major players along with funding programs to support research activities in Germany and / or with German partners.

The information presented will be particularly relevant to faculty and postdocs regardless of field. All are welcome to attend.