The Government of Québec is pleased to offer International internship program to study in Canada. The international internship is intended for Master’s or doctoral students enrolled full-time in a Quebec university or in an university outside Québec who meets the requirements of their program. The scholarship for internship is of a maximum value of $15,000. However, the FRQNT will allow no more than the equivalent of $2,500/month in living expenses. Internship application deadline is March 1st, 2017.
Field of Internship: The FRQNT’s (Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies) international internship aims to foster international mobility of students whose research activities are part of the scientific program of a strategic cluster funded by the FRQNT.
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: The Government of Québec
Internship can be taken at: Canada
Eligibility: For full-time students enrolled in a Québec university
The applicant must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident of Canada or a foreign student who has a valid study permit for the province of Québec.
For foreign students enrolled in an university outside Québec
The applicant must have the valid study permits or visa for the entire duration of the internship;
The applicant can’t be enrolled in a co-degree from more than one institution including a Québec university. For the students enrolled in a co-degree see the rules of the Frontenac program.
Internship Open for International Students: Canadian as well as foreign applicants are eligible to apply for this internship programme.
Is this paid internship? The scholarship for internship is of a maximum value of $15,000. However, the FRQNT will allow no more than the equivalent of $2,500/month in living expenses.
Internship Description: The FRQNT’s (Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies) international internship aims to foster international mobility of students whose research activities are part of the scientific program of a strategic cluster funded by the FRQNT.
The internship is a supplementary tool available to a strategic cluster to strengthen its position at the international level through research projects and partnerships that have already been established or which are under development.
Number of awards offered: Each strategic cluster may generally submit up to two applications during the period up to March 31, 2017. This limit can be re-examined and increased at all time until March 31, 2017.
Internship Duration: The internship must be of a minimum duration of 2 months and a maximum of 6 months.
Notification: The result will be announced 1 month after the reception of the application form at FRQNT.
How to Apply: Candidates interested within this program must file their application within their strategic cluster (see list on FRQNT’s Web Site) Validate the list of documents required for this application with the specific strategic cluster.
The strategic clusters which recommend a candidate must fill the specific form available on FRQNT’s Web site as well as transmit it electronically. The form includes the complete addresses of the student, the academic supervisor, and the internship supervisor. A brief description of the nature of the internship is also required.
The strategic clusters must also submit the selection committee report that states the results for each of the three criteria in effect, the assessment process and the names of the committee members.
The strategic clusters must also send in the electronic form, a letter signed by the supervisor of the student specifying the start and end dates of the internship.
Any internship application must be filed by the strategic cluster and approved by the FRQNT before the leaving of the trainee.
Internship Application Deadline: Internship application deadline is March 1st, 2017.