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Paid Internship Program in Canada 2018-2019

Country: Canada
City: Québec
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Paid Internship Program in Canada 2018-2019 by the Government of Québec is pleased to offer the International internship program to study in Canada.  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.

The international internship is intended for Master’s or doctoral students enrolled full-time in a Quebec university or in a 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 scholarship for the 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.


  1. All of the strategic clusters supported by the FRQNT may submit an application to this program.
  2. The applicant proposed by the strategic cluster must meet all of the eligibility requirements listed hereafter.
  3. Citizenship
  • 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 a university outside Québec: The applicant must have the valid study permits or visa for the entire duration of the internship;
  1. 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.

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.



Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline01 March,2019
City Québec
Open toAll
OrganizerFRQNT's (Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies)
Contact the organizer centre.assistance.nt or 418 646-3669



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