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Research

The granting agencies of the Canadian and Quebec governments award numerous research scholarships to graduate students. To better understand how to apply for scholarships from a granting agency, consult the various tools available on this page and attend one of our information sessions and scholarship preparation workshops.

  

Government funding agencies

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) The annual scholarships offered by this organization are intended for students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents whose research project is in the social sciences and humanities field. At the master's level, students must be registered in the thesis stream to receive the payments.

    Only the CGS – Vanier Scholarship Program (PhD) is also open to international students.
      
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) The annual scholarships offered by this organization are intended for students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents whose research project is in the field of natural sciences and engineering (including mathematics). At the master's level, students must be registered in the thesis stream to receive the payments.

    Only the CGS – Vanier Scholarship Program (PhD) is also open to international students.
      
  • Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC) The annual scholarships of this organization are intended for students whose research project is in the field of social sciences. Since Fall 2017, students from other Canadian provinces or with a study permit are also eligible if they have been resident in Québec for at least 6 months on the closing date of the competition. Some programs are also available for newly arrived international students who plan to study in Quebec.
      
  • Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT) The annual scholarships of this organization are intended for students whose research project is in the field of natural sciences and technology. Since Fall 2017, students from other Canadian provinces or with a study permit are also eligible if they have been resident in Québec for at least 6 months on the closing date of the competition. Some programs are also available for newly arrived international students who plan to study in Quebec.
     
  • MITACS Scholarship programs for conducting research internships. At the master's level, students on the path with a supervised project or with a dissertation are eligible. Applications are submitted at any time for the Accelerate program, but ideally 2 to 3 months before the start of the project. For the Globalink program, check deadlines on the organization's website.

  

Contact us

analyste.bourses@hec.ca

 

Deadlines

Consult the Scholarships directory.


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