These rules apply to all Fonds programs. However, certain programs may have specific conditions that are presented in the program's rules and prevail over the rules contained herein. In all cases, it is indicated in the program rules that these specific conditions prevail over the Common General Rules.
The Common General Rules apply to all programs of the Fonds, unless specifically indicated otherwise in the funding program. These rules are effective as of July 1, 2017 following their adoption by the Boards of Directors of the three Fonds de recherche du Québec. They apply to all programs offered during fiscal year 2017-2018 and to the administration of awards already underway. It is the responsibility of award holders, managing institutions and institutions of higher learning (with regard to training awards) to take note of any changes that may be periodically made to the Common General Rules, and to adjust the management of their award accordingly.