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York University Global Research Excellence Fund

Opportunity NameGlobal Research Excellence (GRE) Seed Fund
AgencyYork University
ValueStream A – Up to $30,000
Stream B – Up to $15,000
Indirect CostsIneligible
Application due to FSc RO at for full reviewN/A
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory reviewN/A
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory reviewN/A
Application due at agency Rolling (Open from May 2024 to April 2025)

Stream A – Strategic Partnership Exploration & Development

To support York faculty develop research & training or capacity development projects with global collaborators. This fund supports the exploration or development or deepening of international research partnerships with leading overseas collaborators.

Stream B – Towards 2030: Advancing Multilaterism

To support York faculty to inform, learn about, and help shape current & emerging multilateral priorities by supporting York faculty’s direct engagement with: Intergovernmental organizations (UN system, G7/G20, OECD, ASEAN, African Union, etc.), AND/OR global platforms (World Economic Forum, Aspen Ideas Festival, Munich Security Conference etc.) in collaboration with other key stakeholders to strengthen multilateralist approaches to resolving global challenges.


See full eligibility requirements in the official guidelines. (Stream A, Stream B)

How to Apply

In addition to submitting to York International, please provide a copy of your full application form to for FSc records. Please contact for information/questions.

York University researchers are reminded that all applications for external research funding, including Letters of Intent, must be reviewed and approved by the Office of Research Services before they are submitted to the granting agency.  For internal approval, the application must be accompanied by a completed ORS Checklist, which requires the Dean’s signature.  Please send the complete application, with the finalized budget and a completed ORS checklist to, five days prior to agency deadline.

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here.

For specific questions, please contact FSc Research Services at