Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program

The Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program provides Canadian faculty with short-term opportunities to build or expand partnerships with Latin American and Caribbean institutions through teaching and/or research at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels.

The competition is cancelled for the 2023-2024 academic year.


  • Caribbean: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos;
  • Central America: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama;
  • North America: Mexico; or
  • South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela.


Max. $7000 per project


3-8 weeks


Airfare, living expenses, health insurance and visa or work permit fees and other eligible expenses


More information about eligibility and application guidelines is available on the Government of Canada website.

The following documents should be submitted to SFU International (

  1. Application form
  2. Budget form outlining how the scholarship will be used to cover the eligible expenses of the candidate with respect to the proposed project
  3. CV of the candidate of no more than six pages, listing professional experience, the most recent and relevant publications, knowledge dissemination activities, and other achievements. CVs longer than six pages will not be accepted
  4. Letter of invitation from the host institution explaining the potential for the project to create or advance institutional partnership between both institutions
  5. Letter of support from the Canadian institution’s International Office explaining how the intended or expanded partnership fits within the institution’s broader internationalization priorities (maximum 2 pages). Your project proposal and history of your collaboration is required when requesting this letter
  6. Signed Privacy Notice Statement
  7. Signed SFU Signature sheet

If you are interested in submitting an application, please contact at least 2 weeks before the deadline at to obtain application forms and request a letter of support. Completed and signed applications must be submitted to SFU International.