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Faculty of Communication & Design

Exchange

FCAD Passport Fund: 

This fund was created and financed by FCAD in partnership with the Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS) as well as external donors to support students in their global learning opportunities.

Amount: $2,000

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Research

International Conferences and Research Support Fund (ICRSF): 

This fund was created and financed by FCAD in partnership with the Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS) as well as external donors to support students in their global learning opportunities.

Amount: up to $1,000

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EXTERNAL AWARDS

Ontario University International: 

Ontario Universities International is a consortium of Ontario universities participating in four provincial exchange programs in Baden-Württemberg (Germany), Jiangsu (China), Maharashtra, Goa and New Delhi area (India), and Rhône-Alpes (France).

Amount: $1,000 - $3,500

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Queen Elizabeth Scolarships Program: 

The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship program fosters a dynamic community of young global leaders that create lasting impacts at home and abroad. Through professional experiences, the program provides international education opportunities for discovery and inquiry.

Amount: TBD

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Endeavour Leadership Program: 

As an Individual Endeavour Leader, you will gain invaluable international experience in the study, research or professional development. The department has engaged a support services organization to provide post-selection support services to all Individual Endeavour Leaders including a dedicated case manager, pre-departure briefings, advice on health, travel insurance, accommodation, security, payment of allowances, and reporting to the department on recipients' progress.

Amount: Travel allowance of up to AU $3,000 (with provision to pay up to $4,500 under special circumstances). Establishment allowance of between AU$2000 and AU$4,000.  A stipend of AU$3,000 per month (maximum amount of $AU36,000 per the calendar year up to maximum category duration on a pro-rata basis).

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Mitacs - Globalink: 

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas. Undergraduate applicants must have completed their second year of studies prior to departure.

Amount: $6,000

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Mitacs - Accelerate: 

Mitacs Accelerate International supports bilateral research collaborations between graduate students, universities, and industry partners, both in Canada and around the world. Students at Canadian universities can undertake projects in any country.

Amount: starts at $15,000 and your partner organization's financial contribution starts at $7,500. 

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IDRC Doctoral Research Awards: 

This research award is a proposed field research must take place in one or more developing countries and be conducted for a doctoral dissertation. Your field research must correspond to IDRC thematic priorities. Applications proposing field research outside these thematic areas will not be considered.

Amount: Approx 20 awards of a maximum of CA $20,000 each.

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JSPS Summer Program - Mitacs: 

The Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program, offered in partnership with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) provides opportunities for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to pursue collaborative research in Japan, allowing them to advance their own research while promoting scientific progress in both Japan and Canada.

Amount: round trip airfare, flight arrangements are made by JSP's designated travel agent based on JSPS regulations. Maintenance Allowance (534,000 yen, less $3,000 CAD from Mitacs paid to the Canadian home university), as well as hotel room charges at Narita and Tokyo, and meals and accommodation charges at SOKENDAI.

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