Funding Opportunities

Western International administers the following programs to support international activity in research, teaching, curriculum development or student mobility.

Direct Faculty Support

Visiting University Scholars Program
International Curriculum Fund
New International Research Networks (NIRN) - promoting new international research collaborations
Radboud-Western Collaboration Fund

Programs for Student Funding

International Learning Award ($1,000 mobility awards for experiences in 3rd year)
Global Opportunities ($1,000 mobility awards)
Globalink Research Award
Special Scholarship Programs for Exchange

Additional, specific donor-sponsored and country-based awards are available. Search the Registrar's Office Awards database for more opportunities.

Andreea Ciucurita, Director, International Learning , 519-661-2111 ext. 85148

Additional International Funding Resources at Western

Western Humanitarian Awards 

External Funding

A number of ongoing external funding opportunities are available through the following organizations. Return to this page regularly to stay up-to-date on emerging opportunities.

For Faculty/Staff
Universities Canada International Programs
Global Affairs Canada
International Development Research Centre Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Grand Challenges Canada
International Research Awards (via Research Western website)

For Students
Canadian Bureau of International Education
Government of Canada International Scholarships Program
Export Development Canada (EDC) International Business Scholarship
Foreign Government Awards Program (Graduate Students)