At a meeting on April 12, the members of the board of directors of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT) approved the allocation of $54.9M in scholarships and grants for 2016–2017.
The FRQNT will award 44 new grants under the New university researchers start-up program (43.6% success rate), as well as 13 new grants under the Research program for college professors program (35.1% success rate).
The Fonds also offered 153 new master's scholarships, 95 new doctoral scholarships and 49 new postdoctoral scholarships. The success rates of the three programs are similar to last year's.
The detailed results of each competition are available online here.