2017 Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Research Fellowship,



Offers are now available for the  Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Research Fellowship,  for Indian and Canadian students. These fellowships are awarded to apply for research in fields in which applicants may desire research experience in Canada or India. This scholarship program focuses on the need to provide an opportunity for a transformative cultural and educational experience.


The Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is a bi-national non-profit organization with registered charity status in Canada.[1] The Institute supports the creation of binational links between academia, government, the business community and civil society organizations by funding research and hosting seminars.

Course Level: These fellowships are available to pursue research.

Study Subject: These fellowships are awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: These fellowships will cover $ 500 per week

Numbers of Scholarships: Twelve fellowships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in Canadian & Indian universities.

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for these fellowships:

  • An applicant should have completed one year of Bachelor degree and minimum of one semester or 6 months of Masters from an Indian or Canadian University/ Institution with at least 55% marks. The final year or last semester student has to provide proof for the internship required for that particular degree.
  • Students pursuing M. Phil should have completed minimum of 1 semester of the degree/course.
  • The applicant’s University/Institution must be from member institutions of Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute. A list of SICI member institutions is available.
  • The applicant should not have another degree from a Canadian university or be enrolled in a Canadian degree program.
  • A letter of invitation/affiliation from the host faculty is must and the affiliate should be from member institution of Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute.
  • The applicant must be a citizen or a permanent resident of India or Canada.
  • Official Transcripts (student applicants only) to be sent directly from the university for all years of completed study.
  • The applicant should demonstrate proficiency in oral and written English, and should preferably be in the age group of 21-25 years.

Nationality: Indian and Canadian students can apply for these fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have Bachelor degree.

English Language Requirement: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online mode.

  • Completed electronic application along with all required documents and with a mention of programme name in the subject line “Application for Shastri Research Student Fellowship (SRSF) 2017-18”.
  • Late and incomplete applications will not be entertained.
  • In case the applicant is employed then Employer’s endorsement is must for application submission and has to submit ‘No Objection’ from head of the department/Institution with the application.
  • A letter of invitation/affiliation from the host faculty is must and the affiliate should be from member institution of Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute.

Online application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 23, 2017.

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