Funding Opportunities

Note: The list below is for information purposes only. Please see each individual program's Website for more details and requirements and verify the established deadline for each year.

For Faculty

The Canadian-US Fulbright Program Foundation has numerous awards available to Canadian and American scholars, post-doctoral researchers and professionals; Canadian and American students and junior professionals; executives of the Government of Canada; and Canadian and American teachers. Awards opportunities for faculty and professionals include the Traditional Fulbright Scholar Awards, the Canada-U.S. Fulbright Visiting Research Chairs, the Senior Specialists Program, and the Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad program. Deadline: Various. Please see the Fulbright Website for more details.

Canadian Embassy's Research Grant Program provides up to $15,000 for recipients to carry out research that contributes to a better knowledge and understanding of Canada, its relationship with the United States, and its international affairs. Applicants must be faculty members at accredited U.S. four-year colleges and universities, recent Ph. D recipients, or scholars at American research institutions. Deadline: September 30th.

Canadian Embassy's Faculty Enrichment Program provides faculty members an opportunity to develop or update a course(s) with substantial Canadian content that will be offered as part of their regular teaching load. Applicants may request funding up to $6,000 and an additional $5,000 to support student travel to Canada. Deadline: October 31st.

For Graduate Students

Canadian Embassy's Doctoral Student Research Award provides up to $10,000 for doctoral students whose dissertations are related in substantial part to the study of Canada or Canada-US relations. Recipients will have the opportunity to carry out part of their research in Canada. Deadline: October 31st.

The ICCS Scholarship for a Graduate Student Thesis/Dissertation enables recipients to spend 4-6 weeks at a Canadian university or research site to carry out research related to their thesis or dissertation in the field of Canadian Studies. Recipients will be awarded up to Cdn$3,500 for all expenses. Deadline: December 31st.

The ICCS Canadian Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships enables scholars who have completed a doctoral thesis on a topic primarily related to Canada to visit a Canadian or foreign university with a Canadian Studies program for a teaching or research fellowship. Recipients will be awarded $2,500 per month plus a return airline ticket. Deadline: December 31st.

For Undergraduate Students

CAS Study Abroad (in Canada) Scholarships at $4,000 each will be awarded to American undergraduate students enrolled at universities that are members of the PNWCSC in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon. Students must be pursuing their Bachelor of Arts or Science degree. Any four-year Canadian university may be attended using the funding from this scholarship. Deadline: June 1st.

The Canadian-US Fulbright Program Foundation has numerous awards available to Canadian and American scholars, post-doctoral researchers and professionals; Canadian and American students and junior professionals; executives of the Government of Canada; and Canadian and American teachers. Awards opportunities for undergraduate students include the Traditional Fulbright Student Awards and the Fulbright-mtvU Fellowships. Deadline: Various. Please see the Fulbright Website for more details.

The Killam Fellowships Program allows undergraduate students from accredited colleges and universities in Canada and the US to participate in a residential exchange program. Fellowship recipients will spend one or two semesters as an exchange student in the other country. Benefits include $10,000 cash ($5,000 per semester), $500 health insurance, $800 mobility grant, fall orientation in Ottawa, and spring seminar in Washington. Deadline: February 28th.