Western International

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
Western International Award for New Network (WINN) - promoting new international research collaborations

Programs for Student Funding

International Learning Award ($1,000 'Boarding Pass' program)
Global Opportunities ($1,000 mobility awards)
Science Without Borders
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.

Lise Laporte, Manager, International Learning lise.laporte@uwo.ca, 519-661-2111 ext. 85489

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
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development 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)