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Hydro-Québec Scholarships

Hydro-Québec offers scholarships to ÉTS students whose research project is related to at least one of the following seven areas of innovation:

  • Energy efficiency;
  • Renewable energy and climate change;
  • Electrification of ground transportation;
  • Inspection and maintenance of facilities;
  • Performance and sustainability of facilities;
  • Water flow and electricity production forecasts;
  • Smart grid.

Amount and duration

  • Master's: Three (3) scholarships valued at $4,000 each
  • PhD: Two (2) scholarships valued at $6,000 each

Eligibility criteria

  • Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Be enrolled for full-time study in a Master’s program with thesis or in a PhD program.
  • Hold a minimum cumulative average of 3.5/4.3 in the program related to the application.
  • Must not have unpaid tuition fees for semesters prior to that of the competition.

In addition, for master's candidates:

  • Not have exceeded 4 semesters in the program of studies covered by the application 

In addition, for PhD candidates:

  • Have successfully completed activity DGA1031 (Research problem)
  • Not have exceeded 9 semesters in the program of studies covered by the application 

Selection criteria

  • Academic record (50%);
  • Description of the research project (40%);
  • Communication, leadership and interpersonal skills (10%).

An internal selection process will determine the five (5) applications that will be retained.

Documents required

Document to submit electronically:

PDF documents to send by email to

  • Transcripts of marks for all university studies (other than at ÉTS). Please enter the appplication number in the object of your email (ex.: Hydro-Québec scholarship numbrer XXX).
Study program Master's Degree with Thesis
Legal status Canadian citizen
Permanent resident

January 20, 2023, 3 p.m. EXTENDED PERIOD: February 9, 2023, 3 p.m.

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