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December 2021

Monthly newsletter presenting scholarship offers

Institutional graduate and post-graduate scholarship competitions – Winter 2022

On January 5, 2022, the graduate and post-graduate scholarships portal will be open for applications for the following competitions:

Helpful hints

It’s up to you: follow the guidelines or have your scholarship application refused. For all scholarship competitions, it is important to follow the organization’s guidelines with respect to the writing and preparation of your application file. Otherwise, your application may be refused. The same applies for the institutional graduate and post-graduate scholarship competitions that are being held in January.

We have posted some examples of texts that comply with the guidelines for internal scholarship competitions on the ÉTS website. These examples may also be relevant to other competitions.

Be careful! Students sometimes submit the exact same application (e.g.: the same texts) to a competition that they submitted the previous year, without taking the time to verify whether the rules and guidelines for the competition have changed.

This unfortunate shortcut is not a prudent course of action, because if there are new rules or guidelines, these applications are not compliant, and are refused.

List of scholarship recipients 2020-2021

The list of graduate studies scholarship recipients is now available. It presents the contests for which the Dean of Studies office is involved.

Scholarships for the promotion of research (ÉTS)

Scholarships of up to $1,000 intended for students pursuing a Master’s with Thesis or PhD to cover expenses related to the presentation of research projects at conferences or symposia, which must be held by May 31, 2022 at the latest. Consult the web page for the program for information concerning the documents required for submitting an application.

Renewable financial support offered by a private fund

4 scholarships offered to full time bachelor's students (canadian citizens / permanent residents) who have shown potential for success in their first year of study and whose financial difficulties may interfere with the continuation of studies or the graduation.

-  Scholarship covers tuition fees of 11 credits per semester.
-  Automatic renewal each semester for 2 year (conditions apply).
-  Scholarship paid at the beginning of each semester.

Eligibility criteria
-  Have completed the first bachelor's semester in fall 2021 and cumulated a minimum of 12 credits.
-  Hold and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3,0.
-  Be registered full time at each semester.

For information, please contact Yong Yang
Deadline for submitting a candidacy to January 23, 2022


  • Scholarships from Société Belge de Bienfaisance (in French)
    $1 500 scholarships for students in a precarious financial situation.
    Deadline for submitting an application to the organization : December 22, 2021
  • Awards from the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS)
    ACUNS, in partnership with a number of other organizations, offers scholarships in the field of northern research.
    Deadline for submitting an application to the organization: January 31, 2022
  • Dick Martin Scholarship Award
    $3,000 scholarship offered to a student enrolled in an occupational health and safety related course or program.
    Deadline for submitting an application to the organization: January 31, 2022
  • Kin Canada Bursaries
    Bursaries intended to promote, encourage and sponsor educational programs and/or activities by helping applicants to pursue a post-secondary education. Competitions are open to students who demonstrate a sustained commitment to community involvement.
    Deadline for submitting an application to the organization: February 1, 2022
  • Scholarships from La Fondation de l’Université du Québec
    A number of scholarship programs are available. Consult the specific competitions related to your field of study and eligibility.
    Deadline for submitting an application to the organization: February 7, 2022
  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation
    Doctoral scholarships valued at up to $60,000 each offered to students whose research project is linked to one of the four themes of the Foundation.
    Deadline for submitting an application to the organization: December 21, 2021, 5 p.m.
  • Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Graduate Award
    $15,000 award granted by the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) Awards for Women in Engineering to women studying engineering at the PhD level.
    Deadline for submitting an application to the organization: January 10, 2022
  • Graduate Women in Science – National
    Fellowships intended to fund research projects.
    Deadline for submitting an application to the organization: January 22, 2022, 5 p.m.
  • Scholarships from the Soroptimist Foundation of Canada
    $8,500 grants to assist female students in completing their graduate or post-graduate studies that will qualify them for careers that will improve the quality of women’s lives.
    Deadline for submitting an application to the organization: January 31, 2022
  • Mackenzie-King Scholarships
    Five scholarships are offered to students pursuing graduate studies in Canada or elsewhere, in any discipline.
    Deadline for submitting an application to the internal selection: February 1, 2022, 3 p.m.
  • Bourses des premiers ministres Québec – Bavière (in French)
    Two scholarships valued at $5,000 each are offered for short stays (4 to 12 weeks) in Bavaria.
    No deadline. Applications are accepted at any time.
  • Scholarship in memory of Aida Farzaneh et Arvin Morattab
    Research-based master’s scholarship created in honour of two ÉTS PhD graduates, Aida Farzaneh (Construction Engineering, 2020) and Arvin Morattab (Electrical Engineering, 2018), who lost their lives in the crash of Ukraine International Airlines' Boeing 737-800 on January 8, 2020, in Iran.
    Deadline for submitting an application to the internal selection: December 10, 2021, 3 p.m.

Other competitions announced in Info Bourses may also be open to international students. Please verify the eligibility requirements.

Still time to submit an application:

Deadline: December 10, 2021

Génie en affaires Competition

Deadline: December 10, 2021

RIISQ Research and internship scholarships

Deadline: December 10, 2021

Claude-Drouin Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Deadline: December 10, 2021

Mining Industry Scholarship (QMA)

Deadline: December 25, 2021 (extension period)

Hellenic Scholarships Foundation

Deadline: January 5, 2022, 1 p.m.

RBC Future Launch Scholarship for Indigenous Youth


Others sources of funding:

  • Mitacs Accelerate – Standard program
    This program offers paid internships at a partner business that agrees to contribute to the financing and to host the student at its premises to work on activities related to a joint research project. At least 50% of the student’s research time must be spent at the partner organization. This program offers considerable flexibility in terms of eligibility, duration of work terms and allocation of time for research at the business. 

    There is no set deadline for submitting applications. Applications must be submitted at least 6 weeks before the scheduled start of the internship. 
  • Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship
    These grants are in addition to the Mitacs Accelerate standard grants described above. They require an industrial partner, and are accompanied by customized professional development training.
  • Mitacs Accelerate International 
    $15,000 grants for bilateral research collaborations (16 to 24 weeks) with an international company. Applications can be submitted to the organization at any time. Applications must be submitted at least 12 weeks before the scheduled start of the project.

    For information concerning the program and the procedure to follow, please contact the Service des relations internationales (Room A-3700), or Inga Ebert (Mitacs).
  • Mitacs Globalink Research Award 
    $6,000 fellowship for senior undergraduates and graduate students to conduct 12-24 week research projects at universities abroad. There is no set deadline for submitting applications. Applications must be submitted at least 16 weeks before the start of the project.