• Graduate Scholarship at Simon Fraser University for research related to South Asia or South Asian Diaspora. This Scholarship is administered by the Dean of Graduate Studies at Simon Fraser University. Applicants should consult the university calendar for the appropriate procedure.
  • Awards for undergraduate students in Labour Studies (SFU). (This grant has been discontinued.)
  • Grant for research and publication related to South Asia or South Asian Diaspora
  • Grant for public lecture/seminar related to South Asia or South Asian Diaspora
  • Grants for cultural activities in the South Asian community
  • Grants for socially beneficial activities

Deadlines:

Grants will be considered twice a year. The deadlines are: February 28 and July 15.

Guidelines:

Research and publication

  • Applications must contain a description of the project of no less than one page and no more than two pages. The description should indicate how the project might benefit South Asians or the South Asian diaspora.
  • A full CV should be attached.
  • A list of referees, at least two, including the senior supervisor, should be attached, if the applicant is a graduate student.
  • A budget, including the sources of funding and the amount requested should be attached.
  • The main referee should be requested to send a letter of recommendation to the president of the foundation.

Cultural Grants

  • All applications must contain a description of the project of no less than one page and no more than two pages. They should indicate the benefit of the project to the South Asian/South Asian diaspora communities.
  • A full CV should be attached.
  • Examples of previous work should be made available through CD, DVD, website links, or Vimeo post with attacked password.
  • A budget should be attached, including alternative sources of funding and the amount requested.

Social/Community Grants

  • All applications must contain a description of the project of one page and must indicate the  benefit to the South Asian diaspora.
  • A budget, including alternative sources of funding and the amount requested should be attached.