**Please note that the 2023-2024 Call for Proposal has closed. This page will be updated once details for the 2024-2025 International Travel and Project Grants: Internal Call for Proposals are available. **


As part of the University of Saskatchewan International Blueprint for Action 2025 (link), the International Office is thrilled to announce the 2023-2024 International Travel and Project Grants: Internal Call for Proposals.

Please see links below for detailed Call for Proposal (CFP) documents regarding specific targets, eligibilities, selection criteria, and application form for each grant.

International Travel Grants

Application deadline: November 20, 2023

  • Global Ambassador Program (Incoming) – supports incoming international experts and faculty to the USask aligned with USask’s existing or emerging areas of strength - valued up to $5,000
  • Global Ambassador Program (Outgoing) – supports faculty and staff to travel to international universities and/or facilities aligned with USask’s existing or emerging areas of strength - valued up to $5,000
  • Internationalization Fund – supports faculty and staff to increase the ability and confidence to initiate, build and support international and intercultural engagement and activities - valued up to $2,500
  • International Travel Fundsupports faculty and staff to participate in international partnership and capacity building toward the university’s collective global citizenship and international community service engagement – valued up to $2,500 

Please note: Due to COVID-19 still impacting international travel, these travel grants will support in-person travel and virtual activities for international partnership development, or a combination thereof.  Applicants may propose projects that begin with virtual activity while travel uncertainties are still present.  When travel fully resumes and safe to do so, in-person travel is encouraged. 

International Project Grants

Application deadline: December 5, 2023

Applications led by faculty members must be submitted in UnivRS by the above mentioned deadlines.  Staff members submitting a travel grant application can submit in UnivRS, with instructions outlined in the travel grant CFPs; or, email their complete application as a single PDF document with the fund name in the subject line to international.office@usask.ca prior to the deadline.

Please note full-time faculty members of St. Thomas More College may apply for International Blueprint travel and project grants through their USask affiliation. In the case where St. Thomas More College faculty members do not hold a cross-appointment at USask, the applications can be deemed eligible if the proposed activities involve USask faculty, staff and/or students and demonstrate significant benefits to USask.

Information Session - International Travel and Project Grants

For more information please review the slides from the last Information Session (for 2022-2023 grants) about these internal funding opportunities and international project development tips.

Further Questions and Additional Information

Please contact the International Research Team at international.office@usask.ca with any questions about these funding opportunities.

Guidelines on Conflict of Interest for International Awards

Look for external funding opportunities here!