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Mobility scholarships for current Ontario Tech students, faculty and staff

University policy states that all travel outside of Canada for university-related activities must be registered ahead of travel. This includes student exchanges, internships, research-related activities, university competitions, conference travel or any faculty and staff mobility. Candidates who successfully secure a mobility funding opportunity, must notify Ontario Tech University of their travel. 

Student Travel

Faculty and Staff Travel



Faculty and Staff

  • Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program

    Application Guidelines

    • Issued by: Global Affairs Canada
    • Candidates: Canadian students, faculty, researchers and mid-career professionals
    • Application deadline: Closed (early-March)
  • DAAD Canada - German Academic Exchange Service

    Group Study Visit

    Application Guidelines

    • Candidates: Faculty member organizing a visit with a group of 10-15 students
    • Application deadlines:
      • November 1 (for trips commencing between March 1 and May 31 of the following year)
      • February 1 (for trips commencing between June 1 and August 31 of the same year)
      • May 1 (for trips commencing between September 1 of the same year and February 28 of the following year)

    Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists

    Application Guidelines

    • Candidates: Faculty
    • Application deadline: Open - May 15, 2024
  • Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program

    Application Guidelines

    • Issued by: Global Affairs Canada
    • Candidates: Faculty and researchers at post-secondary institutions in Canada
    • Application deadline: Closed (late-November)
  • Isidro Fabela Research Program

    Application Guidelines

    • Issued by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico
    • Candidates: Canadian researchers
    • Application deadline: Closed (late-June)
  • Mitacs

    Application Guidelines

    • Issued by: Mitacs
    • Candidates: Professors
    • Application deadline: Ongoing, check guidelines for eligible programs
  • University of the Arctic

    north2north exchanges
    Application Guidelines

    • Candidates: Staff or faculty working at Ontario Tech whose work is affiliated with northern/arctic research or is connected to an institution in the north.
    • Application deadline: Closed (mid-February)

    The Frederik Paulsen Arctic Academic Action Award
    Application Guidelines

    • Candidates: Faculty. Individuals or small groups, including community groups and organizations or emerging and mid-career professionals.
    • Application deadline: Closed (late-April)

    Travel Fund for Participation in UArctic Activities
    Application Guidelines

    • Candidates: Faculty, staff and students
    • Application deadline: Ongoing. Submissions are accepted at any time and will be reviewed on the following schedule - April 30, 2024; August 31, 2024; December 31, 2024
    • Note: This fund can be used for non-UArctic events on a case-by-case basis so long as the context or location is based on Arctic issues taking place in the Arctic.

    Global Affairs Leadership Initiative Funds
    The Global Arctic Leadership Initiative (GALI) fund, by Global Affairs Canada, allows researchers to fund projects that focus on enhancing Canada's leadership in the Arctic and fostering collaborations in the Circumpolar North. The two funding opportunities include:

    UArctic and Lloyd's Register Foundation Research Fellowships: Arctic Maritime Safety
    Application Guidelines

    • Candidates: Faculty (researchers)
    • Application deadline: Open - June 15, 2024