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Mobility grants in vocational training - Students

GET FUNDING FOR YOUR INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS!

This grant program is funded by the Ministère de l’Éducation du Québec (MEQ) and aims to skills and abilities of students in an international environment through projects outside of Quebec.

GRANTS

from the Ministère de l’Éducation du Québec (MEQ)

Students in vocational training

Studying full-time for a DVS or AVS in a school in Quebec

Length of the internship

Minimum of 7 days

$1,500 to $2,000 per student

(depending on the length of the internship)

1 or 2 supervisors

can receive a grant of the same value as the students

Additional Information

Eligibility criteria

You must ensure your project is eligible before submitting a grant application with the program.

  • There is no minimum or maximum number of Quebec students* per project.
  • The length of the project must be at least 7 days (number of days devoted to carrying out the project, including 2 days for travel)
  • The project must take place outside Quebec; Canadian provinces or territories are also eligible.
  • Only students enrolled full-time in a program leading to a DVS or an AVS are eligible for a grant.
  • At least half of the units of the course must first have been completed in Quebec.
  • Training acquired outside Quebec must lead to obtaining a number of credits (or the mention on the report of a number of hours worked in a company for students alternating work and training) at the home institution, equivalent to full-time training.
  • The project budget must include a minimum contribution of 10% of the overall estimated cost that does not come from the grant. This contribution must be detailed in the project budget outline.
  • The project must be evaluated as safe.
  • Applications can be submitted starting from April 1 of the current year, and funding can be granted for projects ending before August 31 of the following year.
  • The application must be complete and signed, including the fully completed application form and supporting documents.

*Under this program, the definition of a Quebec student is the same as the one used in the Regulation respecting the definition of resident in Québec (RLRQ, c. E-9-1, r 2)

Amount of the grant

The amounts awarded vary according to the number of days dedicated to internship activities.

Eligible expenses for this scholarship are transportation, accommodation, and meals.

The annual bugdet awarded for all submitted projects is $400,000.

Length of the stay (days) Amount awarded by Student or supervisor*
7 and less Non-eligible
7-20 $1,500
21-27 $1,750
28+ $2,000

Deadline to submit your project

Applications can be submitted starting from April 1 of the current year, and funding can be granted for projects ending before August 31 of the following year. The deadline to submit an application for the current financial year is February 15.

We will confirm the receipt and conformity of your application via email within a week of applying.

The acceptance or refusal of your application will be confirmed within 6 weeks after the application deadline.

Supporting documents | Submit your application

Application guide for the program

Please read all the information contained in the guide carefully before you apply to the grant program.

Guide

Download and Fill out the form along with the following supporting documents:

Application form
Appendix I: Program schedule
Appendix II: Budget outline
Help to fill out the PDF form

Upload your application here :

Drop box

Note: If the document upload appears to fail, please reduce the file names so that they contain fewer characters.

After submitting your documents, you should receive a confirmation email within 3 business days.

Grant use report

School management must complete the grant use report (in French only) and submit it to Éducation internationale at the latest 30 days after the completion of the project. Any unused sum will have to be reimbursed (e.g. student withdrawal).

The report must also include the following documents :

  • Appendix I: Detailed schedule of the project (as it unfolded).

  • Appendix II: Final budget outline.

  • Proof of purchase for eligible expenses for each participant

  • Any other relevant document (stories, photos, etc.)

Complete all the forms and upload them here:

Drop box

Note: If the document upload appears to fail, please reduce the file names so that they contain fewer characters.

After submitting your documents, you should receive a confirmation email within 3 business days.

Safety

As a security measure, no funding will be granted for projects that take place in a country that is the subject of a level 3 travel advisory issued by the Government of Canada (avoid all non-essential travel).

This program is funded by the ministère de l’Éducation du Québec. Éducation internationale and the Échanges azimut department has been mandated by the Ministry to administer this program.

300 +

projects funded
since 2009

2 500 +

students funded

$ 3,000,000 +

awarded in grants

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