Mitacs Accelerate International

Value: $15,000
Student Research Funding

Mitacs Accelerate International supports research collaborations between graduate students at Canadian universities and international industry partners. The award is open to graduate students in all disciplines at Mitacs and for-profit companies in any country. Applications are accepted any time.

Accelerate International provides:

  • An opportunity for Canadian researchers to connect with global industry. International universities and faculty members can also participate.
  • International research experience for the participating student, who undertakes a 16- to 24-week research project at the industry partner’s offices or facilities (and applicable participating universities)
  • A $15,000 CAD research grant in the Canadian professor’s name to support student travel and accommodation expenses, research-related expenses, and student stipend. 

Mitacs strives to ensure that award recipients have a high-quality research experience with internationally recognized industry partners who facilitate learning and provide hands-on training in students’ field of study.

Accelerate International supports international collaborations in all countries. If you are considering a project in any of the following countries, click the country name for more details: