Financial aid for students

Every year, REGAL awards more than $ 120,000 in scholarships and financial aid to its students supervised by two regular members of REGAL.
Take time to check if any of them might suit you!

Financial aid for REGAL’s students members

Allen Schultz - Hatch scholarships

Scholarship objective
In the decarbonization of metal production context, encourage
research rooted in industrial applications of aluminum or
magnesium production, or in emerging electrometallurgical
processes, and to enable the chosen person to benefit from Hatch’s
experience and expertise in these fields.
To honor the memory of Allen Schultz, former Director of Light
Metals at Hatch, his wife Jan Guy, owner of AMACOR, offers a
scholarship of CAN$ 10,000 to a graduate student (Ph.D. and M.Sc.
with thesis) in industrial aluminum, magnesium production or
electrometallurgy. In addition, Hatch offers a paid internship of at
least 3 months to the chosen candidate.

Consult selection criteria

Application form

Fund REGAL for students

The Aluminium Research Centre – REGAL has an available budget for students within the following activities:

  • Participation in a conference
  • Formation or short courses regarding the aluminium field
  • Foreign training, regarding the research of the student
  • Use of equipment located in a university member of the REGAL: travel fees or using equipment cost.

The contest is currently open.

Call for projects

Consult the list of students who obtained a budget from this fund

International internship program FRQNT

The FRQNT’s international internship aims to foster international mobility of students whose research activities are part of the scientific program of a strategic cluster funded by the FRQNT. The internship is a supplementary tool available to a strategic cluster to strengthen its position at the international level through research projects and partnerships that have already been established or which are under development.

The contest is actually open.

→ Application Form & Rules

→ Detailled rules of the program

Consult the list of students who obtained a budget from this fund

Scholarships available to Canadians and permanent residents

Graduate scholarship program Rio Tinto

To strengthen its links with the university milieu, Rio Tinto  presents a Graduate Scholarship Program. At each participating university, a graduate or post-graduate student will benefit from financial support to pursue studies and carry out research projects.

The contest is actually open.

For information, here are the links to follow for each REGAL institutions :

Université Laval
Université de Sherbrooke

CRSNG scholarships for 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycle and postdoctoral fellowship

1st cycle scholarships
Undergraduate Student Research Awards are meant to stimulate your interest in research in the natural sciences and engineering. Obtain more information by visiting their web site.

2nd & 3rd cycle scholarships
The 2nd and 3rd cycle students can benefit from a number of scholarships are available Research Council Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Canada (NSERC). See the range offered by visiting their website.

Postdoctoral scholarships
Postdoctoral fellows are eligible for several scholarships. Check the directory by visiting the web site.

FRQNT scholarships for 2nd and 3rd and postdoctoral fellowship

The Fonds de recherche Nature et Technologies offers to Québec’s students several scholarships in order to support them in their graduate studies. Click the appropriate link to access information about each of these types of scholarships :

2nd cycle scholarship

3rd cycle scholarship

Postdoctoral scholarship

BMP Innovation - Scholarship practice-based

The practice-based research scholarship program BMP is offered jointly by the Québec Research Fund – Nature and Technology (FRQNT) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC). It allows you to assign a scholarship to students enrolled in master’s or doctoral degree who wish to complete a research project related to natural sciences and engineering in the context of a university-industry partnership.

Find details by visiting the website!

Scholarships available to Canadians students not living in Québec

Scholarship for the Canadian Francophonie

Master’s or doctoral’s scholarships for the Canadian Francophonie are for resident students of a Canadian province other than Quebec who wish to begin or continue a 2nd or 3rd cycle university program in a French-language university in Quebec, in the field natural sciences, engineering and mathematics.

Get more information by visiting the website of the FRQNT website.

Scholarships available to Canadians and non-Canadians students

Banting postdoctoral fellowships

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social and research‑based growth.

Get more information by visiting the website of the Banting Fellowships.