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.
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.
All of the strategic clusters supported by the FRQNT may submit an application to this program.
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 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.
Location of the internship
The internship must take place outside Quebec for students enrolled in a Quebec university or Quebecfor students from abroad.
Duration of the internship
The internship must be of a minimum duration of 2 months and a maximum of 6 months.
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.
Value of the scholarship
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.
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