2023–2024 Quebec Merit Scholarships

International students may apply for Quebec Merit Scholarships in Canada. The most outstanding universities in the world, Canadian universities have a long tradition of providing financial aid and scholarships to overseas students.




Only international students with outstanding academic accomplishments will be recognised by the 2023–2024 Quebec Merit Scholarships, which are merit-based. Applications are accepted for the merit scholarship scheme from international students enrolled in PhD programmes in Canada.



If you have the necessary qualifications for the scholarship scheme and want to pursue a PhD in Canada, we strongly advise you to apply immediately. The scholarship scheme is fully supported and covers all necessary living costs.



Overview of Quebec Merit Scholarships Programme


The Host nation for the scholarship programme:


Programme for financial aid at certain Canadian institutions


Sponsor of the scholarship programme: Quebec


Type of support for a scholarship programme: full scholarships


Degree level for the scholarship programme: Postgraduate


Student eligibility: International students


The deadline for scholarship applications varies.


PhD programmes that are available for Quebec Merit Scholarships


a doctorate programme after that

Vocational Studies Diploma (DVS)

PhD degree

Programme Attestation of Vocational Specialisation (AVS) for short-term research


Benefits of Quebec Merit Scholarships Programme


It gives chosen candidates $25,000 each year for PhD research costs.


Selected candidates may get vocational training worth $14,000.


It provides chosen candidates with a postdoctoral fellowship of $35,000 in total.


The tuition for chosen candidates is waived.


It provides medical insurance to particular candidates.


Universities that host scholarships


Bishop’s University Concordia University

HEC University of Laval in Montreal

Quebec’s Institute of Tourism and Hospitality (ITHQ)

McGill College

Scientific Research National Institute (INRS)

Public Administration National School (ENAP)

Polytechnique Montreal

UQO, a university in Outaouais, Quebec

The School of Higher Technology at TELUQ University (ETS)

Montreal University (UdeM)

UQAC, the University of Quebec in Chicoutimi

College of Sherbrooke

Montreal’s University of Quebec (UQAM)

UQTR, the University of Quebec in Trois-Rivières

UQAR, the University of Quebec in Rimouski

The UQAT, the University of Quebec in Abitibi-Témiscamingue


Requirements for Quebec Merit Scholarships Programme Criteria


Candidates cannot be French nationals.


Candidates must have excellent academic status.


Candidates need to have finished a technical training course.


Candidates must enrol in a full-time course of vocational training.


Requirements for Quebec Merit Scholarships Programme Eligibility


China Brazil Mexico

Japan India


Scholarship Programme Documents Needed


CV Academic records

academic credentials

Letter of Recommendation Research Proposal

Individual Statement






One of Canada’s top institutions is among the ones that were chosen. If you accept the scholarships, you will undoubtedly get a good education.


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