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Global Opportunities and Funding

Ryerson International helps facilitate global activity through seeking funds for student and faculty mobility, global research, international development projects and consultancies.
We work to support the international initiatives of faculty and staff through:

  • Coordination of internal funding programs
  • Identification of external funding opportunities
  • Support during the proposal development process
  • Serving as liaison with current and potential partner institutions and other organizations
  • Post-award project coordination and administration support

The Ryerson Internationalization at Home Fund for students, faculty and staff was launched in Fall 2021 and supported a total of 9 Faculty/Staff projects and 5 student initiativesAll funding has been awarded for the 2021-2022 funding cycle.

The GLPA Development Grant, funded by Ryerson International, supports faculty and staff in the creation of high-quality, high-impact international experiential learning opportunities for Ryerson students. For the 2020-2021 iteration, four projects received funding:

  • Water Governance in the Context of Climate Change (Iceland, Finland, Sweden), Department of Politics and Public Administration, Faculty Lead Carolyn Johns
  • Fashion Sustainability with London College of Fashion (UK), School of Retail Management and MBA Program, Faculty Lead Donna Smith
  • DRUPA Print Sustainability Experience (Germany), School of Graphic Communications Management, Faculty Lead Ian Baitz
  • The Arctic Experience: Examining Issues, Policies, Climate Change and Sustainable Livelihoods in Canada’s North (NWT), School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Faculty Lead Sonya Graci

For past funding recipients see 2018-19 Recipient List and 2017-18 Recipient List

The details regarding the next iteration of funding will be confirmed during the spring/summer of 2021.

For more funding opportunities (some of which are international) visit OVPRI’s Funding Opportunities site.