Québec Merit Scholarship 2023-2024 for Foreign Students (PBEEE)
Québec government is pleased to invite as well as welcome highly suitable and intelligent international students who wish to further their academic pursuit in Canada to take a chance on their current listed Merit Scholarship program for the 2023-2024 academic session and will take hold in University of Quebec.
The scholarship program is a fully funded scheme and opened for applicants pursuing their masters degree, PhD degree and postdoctoral degrees. It’s also reckoned as one of the biggest scholarship program in the institution with lots of notable alumni who also help in the funding of the program. The programme is aimed at luring highly qualified candidate into the school, thus improving the institution as it supports the internationalization of research activities in Québec’s higher education institutions.
The Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT) is responsible for managing the program. It was commissioned by the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur du Québec (MEES) which provides the funding.
The program has a component open to students of all countries and five specific components reserved for students from Brazil, China, India, Israel and Wallonia. These specific components arise from agreements concluded between Québec and foreign governments.
This program covers higher education as a whole by providing CCTT researchers and administrators with the opportunity to participate.
Attract top foreign researchers and students and promote international recognition of Québec universities and College Centres for the Transfer of Technologies (CCTT);
Create cultural links and pave the way for the setting up of joint scientific research projects.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Québec government, Canada
Host Institution(s): University of Quebec, Canada
Scholarship Worth: Fully-Funded
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Masters, Postgraduates, Doctoral & Postdoctoral
Nationality: International Students
Requirements and eligibility criteria for the 2023/2024 Québec Merit Scholarship for Foreign Students (PBEEE);
- This competition is open to all candidates who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and who have not applied for permanent residence under Canadian immigration laws.
- These scholarships are intended for foreign students or researchers from all research sectors (health, humanities and social sciences, arts and letters, natural sciences, and engineering)
- Candidates are eligible for doctoral merit program scholarships from MEES in the first nine semesters of their doctoral studies.
- Postdoctoral scholarships are intended for researchers who have obtained their PhD no more than two years before the competition deadline or who submitted their doctoral dissertation by January 15, 2024.
Application Procedures for the Québec Merit Scholarship 2023-2024 for Foreign Students (PBEEE) (How to apply):
Interested applicants who meets the above requirements and eligibility criteria for this scholarship program must first be preselected, after which the candidate will create an account in the FRQnet system. The FRQNT will then contact all preselected candidates to complete an electronic form to which the required documents will be attached, and which must be submitted electronically by the competition deadline time and date set by the Fonds.
The form may be completed in French or English. Candidates who apply in English must provide a French title for their project.
Please refer to the Presentation Standards for Attached Files in the FRQnet electronic Portfolio when preparing the files to be attached to the form.
Files cannot be updated after the application deadline.
All required documents must be included in the application for it to be considered eligible. Any documents that are illegible, of a poor resolution or that do not allow verification of the application’s eligibility will be rejected.
Documents submitted in a language other than French or English must be accompanied by a basic translation.
Application Deadline: November 1, 2022
For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.