Shastri Indo Canadian Institute Doctoral Research Fellowship


SICI (Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute) Doctoral Research Fellowships in Canada

The Foreign Affairs Canada, Government of Canada through Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute invites applications from Indian Scholars for Doctoral Research Fellowships.

The different grants provided are as follows:

  • Faculty Training and Internationalization Program (FTI)
  • Shastri Research Grant (SRG)
  • Shastri Scholar Travel Subsidy Grant (SSTSG)
  • SICI Membership Development Fund (SMDF)
  • SICI Partnership Seed Grant in Aid (SPSG in Aid)

Eligibility Criteria

SICI Doctoral Research Fellowships

Candidates must able to work at least 6 months on doctoral dissertion in Canada. Preference will be given to thesis work on policies related Canada and its foreign policy. Topics may include Democracy & Rule of Law, Economic Development, Environment, Managing Diversity, North American Partnership, Peace and Security, Education and Bilateral ties. Proposals in Comparative studies with substantial Canadian content (33% or more) and with Aspects of Canada’s bilateral relations with participating countries are also encouraged.
To apply for SICI Doctoral Research Fellowships interested candidates must be enrolled in Doctoral program and must have successfully completed non-thesis requirements of the Ph.D. by the time the tenure of the award commences. Proficiency in English and or French is necessary. Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply.

Benefits Offered

i) Excursion rate return air ticket between India and Canada by the most direct route, 

ii) a suitable living and accommodation allowance.

Important Dates

The Applications for the 2016-17 grant starts on

1 August 2016.

The last date for submission of all applications is

15 October 2016.

The email acknowledgements with receipts will be sent out by

18 October 2016.

Contact Details

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