The Globalink Research Award program offers senior undergraduate and graduate students at Western the opportunity to receive funding up to $5,000.00 each to participate in 12- to 24-week research projects at accredited universities in the following Mitacs partner countries: Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Turkey and Vietnam.
See the detailed program guide on the Mitacs website.
Graduate students, senior undergraduate students and faculty members in any faculty may initiate an application. The program at Western is jointly administered by Western International (WI), School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS) and the Office of Research Development & Services (RD&S).
There is no application deadline; however, the application process must commence 12-14 weeks prior to travel date in consultation with WI (Undergraduates) or SGPS (Graduates) via email@example.com
Please read the section on “Eligibility, Roles and Responsibilities” on the Mitacs website which details the expectations of the Student, the Home Supervisor and the Host Supervisor.
Note that regions of the 6 Mitacs partner countries are subject to official travel advisories placed by the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development. If you have questions about Western student safety abroad, or about your destination, contact Lise Laporte in Western International firstname.lastname@example.org
The award funds (up to $5000.00) will be applied to the student account. The funds are to be used for direct costs related to traveling to the research location and accommodations. See the Expense Guidelines on the Mitacs Program Guide website.
Questions can be directed to email@example.com
Program administration for:
Undergraduate Students: Lise Laporte, Western International firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate Students: Paula Menzies, School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies email@example.com