All of the strategic clusters supported by the FRQNT may submit an application to this program.
The applicant proposed by the strategic cluster must meet all of the eligibility requirements listed here after.
For full-time students enrolled in a Québec university
The applicant must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident of Canada or a foreign student who has a valid study permit for the province of Québec.
For foreign students enrolled in a university outside Québec
The applicant must have the valid study permits or visa for the entire duration of the internship;
The applicant can't be enrolled in a co-degree from more than one institution including a Québec university. For the students enrolled in a co-degree see the rules of the Frontenac program.
Location of the internship
The internship must be carried out in one of the high-priority countries or regions identified by the Québec Government in Québec's International Policy (MRI, 2006: Brazil, Catalonia, China, Flanders, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, United Kingdom, United States, Wallonia – Brussels). The internships may also take place as part of a multilateral projects or the European Union's Framework Programs.
Duration of the internship
The internship must be of a minimum duration of 2 months and a maximum of 12 months.
Start date of the internship
The internship must start no later than March 31, 2015.
Students who are jointly supervised by a researcher in a foreign university (co-degree) are not eligible to apply for an international internship scholarship to visit one of their home universities.