Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements at the competition deadline.
3.1 Citizenship and place of residence
As indicated in Section 2 of the CGR, at the time of submitting a scholarship application, the applicant must:
- Be deemed to be domiciled in Québec for at least six months at the competition deadline. An individual is deemed to be domiciled in Québec if he/she is resident in Québec within the meaning of the Québec Health Insurance Act (CQLQ., c. A-29).
- Be a Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status in Canada within the meaning of the 2001 Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, c. 27. Students who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada must provide proof, at the time of submitting their scholarship application, that a permanent resident application has been submitted to the appropriate authorities (e.g. a Québec Selection Certificate) for the purpose of obtaining permanent resident status.
- Students who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, or who are from a Canadian province other than Québec, are eligible if they provide proof, at the time of submitting their internship application, that a) they have been living in Québec on a regular and daily basis for six months (with the appropriate visas and authorizations) and b) that they are enrolled in a Québec university.
Pursuant to the statements above, Fonds scholarship holders must meet all eligibility requirements throughout the term of the scholarship.
3.2 Internship eligibility requirements
The applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student in a Master's or doctoral program in a Québec university;
The internship must be conducted in Québec;
The internship must be jointly supervised by the Master's or doctoral research supervisor and a supervisor affiliated with the practice setting.
3.3 Internship conditions
Only one internship can be funded under this program;
The internship must last at least two months, and may be extended to a maximum of six months. It may be carried out in several stages;
The internship must begin no earlier than the fourth semester of enrollment in a full-time Master's or doctoral program;
Internships that are part of the Master's or doctoral program (credits) are not eligible (mandatory internship for graduation);
The institution must confirm that an insurance cover is provided during the intership;
Postponement is not permitted, unless an agreement with the pratice environments.