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Research Scholarship Globalink FRQNT-Mitacs

An exclusif program for strategic research clusters like CentrEau

Competition 2023
  • 1 scholarship of $6,000 
  • Internship of 12 to 24  weeks, outside Canada
  • Every strategic cluster can submit 1 candidate, with 1 reservists
  • Candidates will be chosen by Centreau' Scientific Committee according to the FRQNT criteria and respecting EDI principles
  • Students enrolled in a university In Quebec must be Canadian citizen or permanent resident (unfortunately, international students already in Quebec no longer have access to this program)
  • Students enrolled in a university outside Canada and in a Mitacs partner country can also apply to come to Quebec for an internship; CentrEau asks that this be in order to continue their graduate studies in Quebec
  • Your internship can start up to one year after the date your application is accepted by Mitacs (so your internship could start around January 2024 at most)


If you are interested in participating, send an email to with a small application file with:

  • Your CV
  • A recent transcript
  • A summary of your research project and the name(s) of your supervisor(s) [they must be informed of your application]
  • A short description of the internship you want to do (where, when, duration, for what reasons, and the link with CentrEau's scientific program)
  • If you are a student outside Canada who wish to do an internship in Quebec: a letter of motivation describing your motivations and explaining your intention to stay in Quebec following the internship to pursue graduate studies in the field of water
  • CentrEau will then select and forward 2 applications to Mitacs.

The deadline to submit your application is Februrary 10, 2023, midnight.



  • Marie-Ève Jean will do a research internship at Melbourne University, Australia, during Fall 2021.
  • Philippe Fortier will do a research internship at the United States Geological Survey, Colorado, in September 2021.
  • Jean-Michel Perron will do a research internship at the Université de Technologie de Compiègne in Summer/fall 2021 on the modelling of pressure drops in biofiltration.
  • Daniel (Wei) Xu, student at the University of Melbourne, will com to Québec in the Summer of 2021 to work on smart management of stormwater in future cities.
  • Franco Salvadores, éstudent at the University of Melbourne, will com to Québec in January 2022 to work on the transformations of water governance in Argentinean Patagonia. 


  • Vinicius Boico went from October 2020 to January 2021 to the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Germany.
  • Cécile Coulon went to the Université de Bordeaux Montaigne, France, from December 2019 to March 2020.