Quebec MELS Merit Scholarship Program for Foreign Students, Canada 2017-2018

Quebec MELS Merit Scholarship Program for Foreign Students, Canada, and applications are submitted till November 15, 2017 , 4 PM. Applications are invited for Quebec Merit Scholarship Program available for foreign nationals to undertake doctoral research, postdoctoral and short term research program in Québec. Candidates cannot apply directly to the agency they must be nominated by a University. Doctoral Research Scholarship is valued at $25,000 per year, postdoctoral fellowship is valued at $35,000 per year and short-term research or professional development is valued at $3,000 a month. Only candidates nominated by a University may submit an application to the provincial competition.

School(Institutions/ Country): | Canada

Level: doctoral research, postdoctoral and short term research program in Québec.

Field(s): are awarded all research sectors (health, humanities and social sciences, arts and letters, natural sciences, and engineering) preselected by a Québec university, the Réseau Trans-Tech, the China Scholarship Council (CSC), TERI University, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico (SRE) or the National Science and Technology Council of Mexico (CONACYT) to begin or continue studies or research activities in Québec. There is no privileged research sector.

Deadline:  November 15, 2017 , 4 PM

Funded By: Government of Québec, Canada

Beneficiaries(Target Groups):  Quebec MELS Merit Scholarship is targeted for International students

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

No. of awards: Not Specified

Scholarship Tenure : The duration of the doctoral research scholarship is three years, with a possible extension of up to 12 months. Postdoctoral fellowships are available for one year non renewable and Short-term research or professional development scholarships are available for a period of up to four months.

Value of Scholarship : Doctoral Research Scholarship: valued at $25,000 per year

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: valued at $35,000 per year for one year non renewable.
  • Short-term research or professional development scholarships: valued at $3,000 a month for a period of up to four months.

Description

‣ This Quebec MELS Merit Scholarship is intended for foreign students or researchers from all research sectors (health, humanities and social sciences, arts and letters, natural sciences, and engineering) preselected by a Québec university, the Réseau Trans-Tech, the China Scholarship Council (CSC), TERI University, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico (SRE) or the National Science and Technology Council of Mexico (CONACYT) to begin or continue studies or research activities in Québec. There is no privileged research sector.

‣ The Merit Scholarship Programs for Foreign Students has three components: Doctoral research scholarships (V1, 1B, 1C, 1I, 1M, 1W); Postdoctoral scholarships (V2, 2B, 2C, 2I, 2M); Short-term research or professional development scholarships (V3, 3B, 3C, 3I, 3M, 3W).


Scholarships Components-All countries scholarships: Doctoral research

scholarships(V1); Postdoctoral scholarships (V2) and Short-term research or professional development scholarships(V3)

-Québec-Brazil scholarships: Québec-Brazil Doctoral research scholarships (1B); Québec-Brazil Postdoctoral scholarships (2B) and Québec-Brazil Short-term research or professional development scholarships (3B)

-Québec-China scholarships: Québec-China Doctoral research scholarships (1C); Québec-China Postdoctoral scholarships (2C) and Québec-China Short-term research or professional development scholarships (3C)

-Québec-India scholarships: Québec-India Doctoral research scholarships (1I); Québec-India Postdoctoral scholarships (2I) and Québec-India Short-term research or professional development scholarships (3I)

-Québec-Mexico scholarships: Québec-Mexico Doctoral research scholarships (1M); Québec-Mexico Postdoctoral scholarships (2M) and Québec-Mexico Short-term research or professional development scholarships (3M)

-Québec-Wallonia scholarships: Québec-Wallonia Doctoral research scholarships (1W) and Québec-Wallonia Short-term research or professional development scholarships (3W)

Eligibility

Have what it takes to avail  Quebec MELS Merit Scholarship ?

‣ Must meet all eligibility conditions at the closing date of the competition, namely, November 15, 2017 (a different closing date has to be confirmed for the students preselected by CSC).

‣ Must have been preselected by a university, the Réseau Trans-Tech (a CCTT), TERI University, the SER or CONACYT before September 22, 2017.

‣ To the scholarship Québec-China program must be preselected by the CSC before March 31st, 2018.

‣ Cannot have already received a Merit Scholarship for Foreign Students from MEESR, FRQNT or Québec Research Fund – Society and Culture (FRQSC).

‣ Cannot be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.

‣ Cannot have applied for permanent resident status under Canadian immigration law.

‣ Restriction for programs of study: Double doctoral degree programs are not admissible and Québec-Wallonia scholarship applicants must have studied in a French-language university institution in Belgium at the time they are granted their scholarship

‣ Doctoral research (V1, 1B, 1C, 1I, 1M, 1W) scholarship recipients must have a Certificat d’acceptation du Québec (CAQ) issued by the ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion du Québecand a student permit issued by the Canadian Consulate valid for the entire duration of their scholarship.

‣ Postdoctoral scholarship (V2, 2B, 2C, 2I, 2M) or short-term research or professional development  scholarship (V3, 3B, 3C, 3I, 3M, 3W) recipients must have a working permit issued by the Canadian Consulate for the entire duration of their scholarship.


Selection Criteria for  Quebec MELS Merit Scholarship

The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of following:

  • Excellence of University Record
  • Aptitude for research and relevant research experience
  • Scientific quality and interest of the proposed research project and quality of the research environment

Notification for Quebec MELS Merit Scholarship

‣ Results are announced by e-mail at the end of March. Candidates can access the letter of announcement in their application e-file. Each candidate is then informed of his/her ranking and can print the letter of announcement.

Preselection of candidates

  • Only candidates preselected by a Québec university or the Réseau Trans-tech as of September 22nd, 2017, can be part of this competition. Candidates to the Québec-China scholarship must be preselected by the CSC as of March 31st, 2018.
  • The universities, the Réseau Trans-tech, the SRE or the CONACYT and the CSC assume full responsibility for candidate preselection. You can consult the various deadlines for the preselection competition of each Québec university and the Réseau Trans-tech in the FRQNT website.
  • Those in charge of candidates preselection must refer to the instructions in the FRQNT website for candidatespreselection in the Merit Scholarship Program for Foreign Students.
  • Those in charge of candidates preselection in a Québec university or in the Réseau Trans-tech must complete the form for nominating candidates for the Merit Scholarship Programs for Foreign Students available through the FRQnet system.
  •  It must be completed and transmitted electronically by 4 pm on September 22nd, 2017.
  • Candidates must meet all the eligibility requirements of this program. Candidates proposed by a Québec university, the Réseau Trans-tech, the CSC, the SRE or CONACYT may be declared ineligible by the FRQNT if these criteria are not met.Candidates preselected to the general program components (V1, V2, V3) can also be preselected for the Québec-Brazil-China-India-Israel-Mexico-Wallonia program components.


Scholarship Application Method

‣ Preselected candidates are assigned a Personal Identification Number (PIN) and a password. They must then complete an e-form to which will be attached the required documents. The E-forms are available only in the secure zone of the FRQNT.

They must be completed and sent electronically.

‣ Scholarship Application Deadline: November 15th 2017, 4 pm

Important dates

  •  Submission of applications for preselection : Variable (see in the Toolbox)
  •  Submission to FRQNT of the preselected candidates by responsible bodies (universities, Réseau Trans-tech, SRE) : September 22th 2017
  •  Submission to FRQNT of the candidates preselected by CSC : March 31st 2018
  •  Submission of application to FRQNT by preselected candidates : November 15th 2017, 4 pm
  1. Eligibility conditions and citizenship
  2. Preselection of candidates
  3. Submitting applications
  4. Required supporting documents
  5. Evaluation of applications
  6. Awarding of scholarships and announcement of results
  7. Rules for using scholarships
  8. Research ethics and Conformity
  9. Integrity of the evaluation process
  10. Liability of the Fonds
  11. False or misleading information
  12. Other aspects
  13. General considerations

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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