Funding Opportunities

Government of Canada

To learn more about the following grant programs offered by the Government of Canada, visit the Canadian Consulate's website and the link to 'Canadian Studies'. All applications are now submitted online.


Individual Grants

  • Faculty Research Grant Program
  • Doctoral Student Research Award
  • Faculty Enrichment (Course Development) Grant


Institutional Grants

  • Program Enhancement Grant
  • Confernece Grant Program
  • North American Research Linkages Grant
  • Outreach Grant Program
  • Library Support Program


The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States- ACSUS Fund for the Arts


The ACSUS Fund for the Arts "is designed to stimulate US academic institutions to organize more symposia, roundtables, conferences, public lectures and authors' appearances in literature, the performing and visual arts with the aim of promoting Canada through cultural events."


Award Amount: $1,000


Deadline: March 15, 2012


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Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada-North American Research Linkages Grant

This program is designed to facilitate North American collaboration within the academic community. It aims to foster the development of permanent exchange networks by providing assistance to teams of researchers from Canada, the United States, and Mexico in order to organize seminars, workshops, or other forms of research linkages.

Award Amount: $20,000

Deadline: May 2, 2012

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$10,000 Study in Canada Scholarship


Undergraduates interested in spending their Study Abroad experience in Canada are eligible to apply for the Killam Fellowship

award. Applications for the 2012-13 year will be available on September 1, 2012. See



Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada-Program Enhancement Grant


"The Canadian Government provides support for teaching, research, conferences and program activities that further the knowledge and understanding of Canada in the United States. We are particularly interested in projects that focus on the diverse aspects of Canada-U.S. relations. Priority topics include bilateral trade, Canada-U.S. border issues, security cooperation, environmental and natural resources issues, and cultural relations."


Award Amount: $18,000


Deadline: June 15th, 2012


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For further information about these funding sources in Canadian Studies, please contact:


Dr. Patricia Dewey

Chair, Canadian Studies Committee

Office: Lawrence Hall 251C

Phone: (541) 346-2050