Graduate Funding

Call for Nominations : PBEEE, FRQNT-DE, FRQSC-DS

Fellowships for foreign PhD students and Postdocs

 

The Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur offers the Quebec Merit Fellowships for Foreign Doctoral Students, Postdocs and Short term Research Students. The Fonds de recherche du Québec – nature et technologies (FRQNT) is responsible for the administration of the program. Similarly, FRQNT and FRQSC offer Doctoral research scholarships for international students (‘DE’ and ‘DS’, respectively). As with the PBEEE, these programs are by University nomination only.


Programme des bourses d'excellence pour étudiants étrangers (PBEEE)

‘Quebec Merit Fellowships for foreign students’

 

The PBEEE competition has eleven (11) categories. Each department/unit may recommend to GPS one (1) candidate per PBEEE competition category. McGill's quota varies by citizenship.

Category

Doctoral

Postdoctoral

Short-term
research

McGill Quota
at each level

Open

V1

V2

V3

4

Brazil

1B

2B

3B

1

India

1I

2I

3I

1

Israel

1Is

n/a

3Is

1

Wallonie

1W

n/a

3W

1

Reminder: Citizens of Mexico and China will be preselected by their own countries. However, should you wish to preselect a citizen of Mexico or China you may do so in the open category (V1, V2 or V3).


Categories, value and duration

Doctoral Students (V1, 1B, 1I,1Is, 1W): $25,000 per year for up to 3 years, with a possibility of extension for 12 months at a reduced amount;
Postdoctoral Scholarships (V2, 2B, 2I): $35,000 per year for 1 year, non-renewable;
Visiting Research Student and Visiting Researcher (V3, 2B, 3I, 3Is, 3W): $3,000 per month for up to 4 months, non-renewable.

For more information please consult : PBEEE (while the agency website has not yet been updated with the 2019-2020 competition deadlines, general competition information remains current)


Programmes de bourses de doctorat en recherche pour étudiants étrangers (FRQNT-DE) & (FRQSC-DS)

‘Doctoral research scholarships for international students’

 

The DE competition is open to doctoral students of all foreign citizenships studying in the areas of: Aerospace, New information and communications technologies, New health technologies, Genomics, or Nanotechnologies.

The DS competition is open to doctoral students of all foreign citizenships studying in the areas of: Humanities, Social Sciences, or Arts and Literature.

Value: $20,000 per year

Duration: up to 3 years

Each department/unit may recommend one (1) candidate to GPS per each of the DE and DS competition categories.

 

For further information please consult:

FRQNT - DE

FRQSC - DS

(while the agencies’ websites have not yet been updated with 2019-2020 competition deadlines, general competition information remains current)


Deadlines and additional information on PBEEE, DE and DS competitions:

Applicants: Deadline to submit preselection documents to Susan is 3 July 2018.

Please see http://www.mcgill.ca/gps/students/fellowships/pbeee.


Faculty: Deadline to submit nominations to GPS is 27 July 2018.

Please see http://www.mcgill.ca/gps/funding/fac-staff/awards/pbeee.

Please share this message with anyone in your unit involved with the PBEEE nomination process.

 

For more info contact: Graduatefunding.gps@mcgill.ca