REMINDER: The application deadline is January 18, 2010.
and the Caribbean Research Exchange Grants (LACREG)
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) is pleased to
announce the launch of the 2009 Canada-Latin
America and the Caribbean Research Exchange Grants (LACREG) program. This
program has been managed by the AUCC with financial support from the
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) since 1995.
purpose of this program is to strengthen international partnerships and
consolidate emerging networks among academic researchers from Canada and Latin
America and the Caribbean. It is designed to support small collaborative
research activities which will contribute to the creation, dissemination and
sustained application of knowledge in the development process in at least one
area of IDRC thematic priority.
from Canada and eligible Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries are
encouraged to apply.
LACREG program applies to collaborative research between Canada and the
following LAC countries: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia,
Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti,
Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Value: Support through this
program will be cost-shared on a 2:1 ratio by the program and the partner institutions,
respectively. The maximum value of each grant under this program will be
Deadline: January 18, 2010
that a number of changes have been brought to this year’s guidelines so
please read them carefully. For program guidelines (available in English,
French, Portuguese and Spanish), visit the AUCC website at the following
guidelines and application form:
from the 2008 Selection Committee:
recipients are willing to share their proposals. For further
information, or to indicate your interest in this opportunity, please contact: