March 1st, 2020, 4 PM



(Paid Opportunity)


International internship program

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.

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Students who are jointly supervised by a researcher in a foreign university (co-degree) are not eligible to apply for an international internship scholarship to visit one of their home universities. The internship must take place outside Quebec for students enrolled in a Quebec university. The internship must occur in Quebec for students from abroad.
The internship must start no later than September 30th, 2020.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Environment.
  • Energy.
  • Manufacturing and Construction.
  • Materials
  • Nature and interaction of matter.
  • Living organisms
  • Natural Resources.
  • Abstract structure
  • Techniques, measurements and system
  • Information and communications techniques.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

2-6 Moths.

  • The internship must be of a minimum duration of 2 months and a maximum of 6 months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • 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 proposed research outlined in the application as part of the internship must be part of the scientific program of the strategic cluster. In a first step, the strategic cluster recommends a candidate and then the candidate can apply for the scholarship.
  • The applicant proposed by the strategic cluster must meet all of the eligibility requirements listed here after.
  • For full-time students enrolled in a Québec university (The applicant must have Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status in Canada, or foreign student status with a valid study permit to study in Quebec).
  • For foreign students enrolled in an university outside Québec (The applicant must have valid study permits or visas 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.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

  • The scholarship is an allowance of $ 2,500 CAD per month.
  • The maximum value of a scholarship or both of the scholarships is $ 15,000 CAD.
  • The Strategic cluster must be able to provide to the FRQNT, if required, supporting documents related to the internship expenses (ex.: airfare, roomrental agreement, etc.).

How to Apply

First Step: Create a new account on website

Second Step: You 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.

Third Step: 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.

Fourth Step: 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. This report should briefly explain the efforts taken to ensure a fair and inclusive selection process, thus fostering the support of diversified interns.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.

Fifth Step: A report detailing the activities carried out during the internship must be sent to the FRQNT’s program administrator no later than one month after the end of the internship. This report is done in an open format of about one page and must present the following:

  1. a presentation of the training site;
  2. a description of (or) project to which the trainee worked and contribution;
  3. a general assessment of the course and acquired research skills;
  4. a presentation of collaborations and potential impacts for the strategic cluster that have been developed, if applicable

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This Scholarship Published by:
 Gehad Elazab / Egypt

Reviewed by”Eman Morsy/ Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team