About the Institute:
The Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is a binational organization that promotes understanding between India and Canada through academic activities and exchanges. The Shastri Institute is funded by and partners closely with government bodies in both India and Canada. The Institute aims to achieve gender equality and reduce poverty by focusing programming on sustainable development and other United Nations Millennium Development Goals.
About the Program:
This program aims at capacity building of the faculty members as well as the internationalization of curriculum/teaching methodologies in the participating institutions. All disciplines of study supported by our member universities ranging from Social Sciences and Humanities to STEM (sciences, technology, engineering, mathematics), business, management, etc. are eligible for seeking funds from this and all other SICIprograms.
The SFTIG will allow the Canadian and Indian faculty members to travel to universities in the other country upon invitation to work on receiving/delivering capacity building training in areas, such as teaching-learning pedagogy, course or curriculum development and any other areas identified by the host institutions.
Number of Awards: 3
- The applicant should be a full-time faculty member or a professor emeritus of SICI’s Canadian or Indian member institution. However, the receipt of the award is subject to the institution being a SICI member in good standing with fully paid-up membership for the current year (2017-18).
- The Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada or India.
- A letter of invitation from the host institution;
- Need Assessment from the host institution.
21 September 2017 (11:00pm MST)
Phone: (403) 220-3220 (work)