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Type of grant

Research grant


Doctoral, Postdoctoral

Sectors and fields of study

All disciplines and specialities are concerned.


Programme description

Open each year to a maximum of 10 researchers from the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, this programme aims to support research stays (from 12 to 24 weeks) carried out in a partner university in Canada. 10 researchers from Canadian universities wishing to come to the Wallonia-Brussels Federation will also benefit from this opportunity. The programme is open to all academic disciplines, without restriction.


12 to 24 weeks

Financial terms

A grant is awarded to the successful applicant for the research project jointly selected by WBI and MITACS up to a maximum of €4000/$6000, regardless of the duration of the stay.

Grant funded by


Eligibility criteria

Nationality.ies – Profile

Canadian citizen, permanent resident or foreign student enrolled in a doctoral program at an eligible Canadian university or foreign student maintaining postdoctoral status.

Belgian citizen or permanent resident or foreign student enrolled in a university organised and subsidised by the French Community of Belgium (Wallonia-Brussels Federation).

Level of study required

Master's degree holders, PhD students and postdoctoral researchers.

Additional terms and conditions

  • Participants may not undertake a research project at an institution where they have already completed a programme of study;
  • Be of legal age (18 years or older);
  • Not have previously been awarded a Globalink Research Grant;
  • Completeness of the application with all required signatures.

Application process

How to apply


  • for stays from February onwards: at the latest by midnight on the preceding October 1st ;
  •  for stays from June onwards: no later than midnight on the preceding February 1st ;
  •  for stays from October onwards: no later than midnight on the preceding May 1st.

Contact – find out more 

Anoula KINNEN - / +32 (0)2 421 82 03

Wallonie-Bruxelles International

Services Bourses internationales, coordination Agents de liaison académique et culturelle (ALAC)

Place Sainctelette, 2 - 1080 Bruxelles (BE)

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