The Fulbright-MITACS Globalink

The Fulbright-MITACS Globalink is intended for US Students interested in coming to Canada to undertake advanced research projects for 10 to 12 weeks (between May and August) in their area of interest. Projects will be drawn from a broad cross-section of research topics covering all academic disciplines and students will be placed with a university research project and undertake research projects under the supervision of a professor. Students will be given the opportunity to take part in professional training as well as extensive opportunity for cultural, social, and recreational experiences.

National Deadline

Late September. Confirm exact date on the Fulbright-MITACS website. 

Institutional Nomination

Fulbright-MITACS does not require institutional nomination. Candidates are encouraged to work with Fellowships Advising on their application. 

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Applicants must: 

  • Be a US citizen, registered and currently studying at an accredited university located in the United States  

  • Be a full-time undergraduate student with one to three semesters remaining after completing the Fulbright-MITACS program 

  • Have a competitive grade point average 

  • Be able to spend 10 to 12 weeks in Canada between May and August 

In addition to the eligibility requirements, students should be able to: 

  • Articulate a research interest related to your major(s) 

  • Show how you can serve as a cultural ambassador for the United States 

  • Demonstrate your ability to adapt to other cultures

Campus Contact

Barbara Gorka

Director, Scholar Development and Fellowships Advising

Phone: 215-204-0708