A complete application package consists of:
Required e-forms, available in the E-portfolio;
Required electronic attachments;
Upload the Artist's portfolio on the FRQSC's cloud.
Any application package that does not contain all of the required forms and documents at the competition closing date and time will be deemed ineligible by the Fonds. Documents that are not required and that are included with the application will be removed from the application before evaluation. Applicants will not be notified of any required information or documents missing from the application. Any documents received after the deadline for application will not be considered and applications cannot be updated.
The e-forms will be available on FRQnet at least one month before the competition deadline.
As indicated in the CGR (article 3.6), the e-forms may be filled out in French or English. However, the title and abstract included in the application must imperatively be written in French. This information may be used by the Fonds for promotional and dissemination purposes.
Any documents that are not required and which are included with the application will not be submitted to the evaluation committee.
The following e-forms and documents must be transmitted before the competition deadline of October 12, 2018, 4:00 pm.
the Research-creation support program e-form;
the Common Canadian CV and Detailed Contributions attachment. The applicant's Common Canadian CV and "Detailed contributions" attachment file, which are available in the Toolbox section on the fellowship program page or directly in the "Activity details" box in the E-portfolio. To ensure that the attachment is properly transmitted to the Fonds, you must save it in PDF format under "Canadian Common CV" in the E-portfolio;
Only the official "Research-creation support" form, the Common Canadian CV and the other required documents will be accepted.
4.2 Required documents to be submitted electronically
The following required documents must be scanned (.PDF) and included with the application e-form in the attachments intended for that purpose in the "Activity details" section, as described below.
The following documents are required and must be transmitted from the ''Autres documents'' section :
If applicable, a letter from the relevant university authorities attesting to the formal agreement with the retired co-researcher.
If applicable, copy of the abridged cv.
If applicable, proof of registration or invitation to participate in a workshop, lecture, colloquium, meeting, biennial arts festival, festival, symposium or any other event of this type.
Description of the achievements of the researcher-creator (individual configuration) or all co-investigators (team configuration) presented in the artist's portfolio linking each one to the research-creation project (mandatory).
4.3 Artist's Portfolio
A portfolio of artistic achievements that illustrates the applicants' artistic accomplishments as they pertain to the proposed project (may include a press kit). The portfolio should include a table of contents for quick reference.
The digitalized portfolio must be sent to the FRQSC's cloud : https://cloud.frq.gouv.qc.ca/u/d/6ea73ef68b9f4120a818/.
The digital file must be identified as follows : NAME OF APPLICANT – APPLICATION NUMBER.
Candidates are requested to send their accompanying documents only once in their final version. In case of duplicate transmission resulting from a manipulation error, the most recent version will be considered for the evaluation. The digital file must be smaller than 9,8 GB.
The portfolio will be kept by the Fonds for 90 days after the date on the letter announcing the results, after which the Fonds will dispose of it.
If the portfolio cannot be transmitted in digital form, it must be mailed in triplicate to the following address:
Programme Appui à la Recherche-création
Fonds de recherche - Société et culture
140 Grande Allée Est, Suite 470
Québec (Québec) G1R 5M8
The Canada Post postmark or the dated stamp of a messenger service will be considered proof of delivery before the deadline, October 12, 2018.
The Fonds is not responsible for any loss or damage of any nature to the portfolio. It will only be returned to the applicant if it was sent along with a preaddressed stamped envelope or box. Otherwise, the portfolio will be kept by the Fonds for 90 days after the date on the letter announcing the results, after which the Fonds will dispose of it.
All applications received by the Fonds are assessed for eligibility. A notice will be sent via e-mail no later than December following the competition deadline, informing the applicant of the status of his/her application and, where applicable, its transmission to the evaluation committee.
Applicants whose application package is deemed incomplete or invalid will be notified by e-mail that their application has not been transmitted to the evaluation committee.