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Research Scholarship Globalink FRQNT-Mitacs

An exclusif program for strategic research clusters like CentrEau

2021 contest now closed.
  • 4 scholarships of $6,000 
  • Internship of 12 to 24  weeks, outside Canada
  • Every strategic cluster can submit 4 candidates, with 2 reservists (if ever there was money left)
  • 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 2022 at most)
  • Read the rules »


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 4 applications to Mitacs.

The deadline to submit your application is January 14, 2021, 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.