International Initiatives and Exchanges
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
350 Albert Street, Suite 600
Ottawa, ON K1R 1B1 Canada
Tel: (613) 563-3961, ext. 303
Fax: (613) 563-9745
APPLY HERE – Deadline for submissions: Thursday, June 20, 2013 (4:00 p.m. EDT)
Purpose: The Canada-Latin America and the Caribbean Research Exchange Grants program (LACREG) is designed to strengthen international partnerships and consolidate emerging networks among academic researchers from Canada and Latin America and the Caribbean. Its purpose is 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 the International Development Research Centre’s thematic priority.
Eligibility: Applicants from Canada and the following Latin American and Caribbean countries: Argentina, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Trinidad and Tobago, 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 will be $15,000 Cdn.