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Understanding Canada Fellowships 2011

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Understanding Canada Fellowships 2011

Aimed at increasing knowledge about Canada and its relations with India, the Understanding Canada Fellowship Programme also supports the development of Canadian studies in India. These short-term fellowships, ranging from three weeks to six months, enable scholars to visit Canada in order to gather necessary information and material in support of their research, or the introduction or modification of Canadian studies courses at their institution. Funded by the Government of Canada, the fellowship programme is administered in India by the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI), a bi-national organisation that promotes academic relations between India and Canada. The fellowship would cover excursion rate return air ticket between India and Canada by the most direct route, and a suitable living and accommodation allowance, up to a maximum of 6 months. Smaller awards may also be made.


Applicants must be enrolled as doctoral candidates in a recognised institution of high education or equivalent organisation and must expect to have completed non-thesis requirements of the PhD by the time the tenure of the award commences.Candidate should be a citizen and a permanent resident of India; a graduate student in a recognised institution of higher education or equivalent degree-granting institute in the determined country who will have completed course and course-related doctoral requirements by the time a graduate student award would be granted; and proficient in either English or French.Repeat applications for faculty awards will not be considered until the objectives of the earlier award have been demonstrably achieved

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Last date to apply:

October 20, 2011