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Flagship Partnership Research Grant

University of Saskatchewan - Beijing Institute of Technology
International Flagship Partnership Research Grants (IFPRG)
Round 3 Call for Proposals

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) are pleased to jointly announce a call for applications to support the development of research collaborations between U of S researchers and colleagues at BIT, our Flagship Partner Institution in China. It is expected this funding will enhance the capacity of researchers at the U of S and BIT to jointly pursue and leverage external research funding. Due date December 13, 2017.

The International Flagship Partnership Research Grants (IFPRG) Program is intended to support:

   1.  workshops to initiate / enhance BIT- U of S research collaboration, and  
   2.  to develop funding proposals for international research involving BIT - U of S groups/consortia.

The IFPRG Program is co-funded by the U of S and BIT on a 1:1 matching basis. The funding will support partnership-building activities, external research grant preparation and submission, and travel related expenses. Proposals should identify and detail proposed international research funding applications as outcomes of the IFRPG grant/collaboration.

The International Office would be pleased to assist in identifying research collaborators and please contact international.office@usask.ca as soon as possible to request match-making assistance. 

Program guidelines and form

Silver Jubilee of S√£o Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) - University of Saskatchewan SPRINT Joint Call for Applications

São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and a Consortium of leading Canadian universities (the CALDO CONSORTIUM) work together to promote scientific and technological cooperation between researchers from CALDO member institutions in Canada, and from the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil, through the funding of joint research projects.

1. Eligibility
1.1 Eligibility to submit proposals within the scope of this Call:
a. All tenured or tenure-track faculty members at the University of Saskatchewan.
b. From FAPESP, researchers in the State of São Paulo who have ongoing research projects funded by FAPESP within one of its funding lines as noted in items 3 and 7 of the FAPESP call (www.fapesp.br/sprint/call42017). 
1.2 Eligibility for the exchange activities within the scope of this Call:
a. The proposals must aim to respect the principle of reciprocity with regard to academic qualifications of those who will take part in the exchange activities.
b. PhD students and post-doctoral fellows at the University of Saskatchewan.
c. Considering the principle of reciprocity, FAPESP exceptionally may either support PhD students from the State of São Paulo to take part in the scientific missions. In this case, the PhD student(s) must have an ongoing FAPESP fellowship during the planned exchange mission to the partner institution.

Full program information