IMPORTANT: It is the applicant's responsibility to find out the internal deadline for submitting applications set by his or her managing institution
Eligible CCTTs can send the Fonds the files of two selected applicants: a principal applicant and a reserve, who may receive a scholarship should sufficient funds remain available. The files must be accompanied by the following supporting documents no later than one of the following dates*: September 15, January 15 or April 15 of each year, via the email address firstname.lastname@example.org . If these dates fall on a Saturday or Sunday, the deadline is extended to the next business day.
The "Presentation form" for the selected applicants can be downloaded from the College Research Initiation Internship Scholarship program Toolbox.
The following required documents must be scanned in PDF format and attached to the presentation form:
1. Proof of registration (one of the following options, depending on the situation)
a) An official letter from the registrar's office confirming the applicant's registration at a college in the Québec network 1) for the fall term following the internship if it takes place during the winter or summer term; 2) for the winter term following the internship if it takes place during the fall term,
b) proof of university admission or of an official university application.
2. College transcript
A copy of the official transcript for all college studies, whether the term was completed or not.
Any missing documents must be justified. Furthermore, the Fonds reserves the right to refuse any exception request with insufficient justification.
3. Letters of support
Two letters, no longer than one page each, one written by the applicant, the other by his/her research supervisor, demonstrating the applicant's motivation, the quality of the application, the relevance of the internship, its potential for research training, and any other element deemed relevant.
The internship supervisor's letter must be accompanied by a schedule of activities planned in connection with the objectives of the internship, and must specify the number of hours per week the intern will be required to spend at the internship site.
4. Supporting documents for an eligibility exception (where applicable)
Supporting documents justifying an exception to the eligibility requirements.
The Fonds reserves the right to refuse any exception request with insufficient justification.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Throughout the application process, applicants are encouraged to check that no correspondence from the Fonds has ended up in the "junk" or "spam" folder of their email inbox.