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Quebec Mobility Bursary

Through limited funding made available by Québec’s Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur (MEES), qualified students studying outside Quebec as part of their Concordia degree program can apply for a Quebec Mobility Bursary. Although this Bursary is funded by the Ministère, it is administered jointly by Concordia International and the Concordia Financial Aid and Awards Office.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Undergraduate

 Graduate

Minimum CGPA

2.7

3.0

Program Bachelor

Master

PhD

Certificates, Cotutelle and Diploma programs are not eligible

Full time status

12 credits per term

9 credits per term

 

You must maintain your full-time status during your stay outside Quebec.

Completed Credits before project start date

24 credits

9 credits (24 for MBA)

 

All credits earned while receiving the bursary must be applicable to your Concordia degree and cannot exceed program requirements

Type of sojourns abroad accepted

*If you participate in one of these programs, you do not need to submit a bursary application as you will automatically be considered for the Quebec Mobility Bursary.

Duration

Minimum of 12 consecutive weeks

Maximum of 35 consecutive weeks

Institution

 All applicants must have a host institution (for example a research center, university etc.)

Amount allotted in 2020-2021

The amounts below are effective for sojourns outside Quebec taking place during Concordia 2020-21 Academic year. Please be advised that funds are limited and Concordia International reserves the right to apply other restrictions if the number of applicants exceeds the availability of funds.

Sojourns less than 12 weeks

Sojourns between 15-21 weeks

Sojourns between 22-35 weeks

Only applicable to: Concordia Short-Term Programs participants. Please refer to the program webpage for the bursary amount

$3,000

$6,000

Important Information:

  • The maximum amount you can receive is $6,000 per level of study, even if your sojourn abroad exceeds the 35 weeks
  • You may apply multiple times for the Quebec Mobility Bursary however, you cannot exceed the maximum level of assistance.
  • You cannot receive the Quebec Mobility Bursary and the Graduate Student Mobility Award at the same time.
  • You will receive your bursary payment upon arrival and reception of the mandatory Confirmation of Arrival document (see required documents section).
  • It is your responsibility to inform Concordia International on any changes of your project prior to your departure (e.g. project dates, location, and duration.) Failure to do so will result in the cancellation of your bursary.
  • The Quebec Mobility Bursary is subject to current tax regulations.
  • American students participating in the U.S. government Federal Student Aid program (FSA) are strongly encouraged to contact the Financial Aid and Awards Office to confirm their program eligibility before finalizing plans to study abroad.
 

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Online Application

Start your application here

Project start date

Opening date:

Closing date:

Results by:

Summer projects (between May 5 to August 28, 2020)

March 2, 2020

March 31, 2020

April 30, 2020

Fall projects

(between September 1st to December 31, 2020)

June 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

August 14, 2020

Winter projects

(between January 1st to April 30, 2021)

October 1, 2020

October 30, 2020

November 30, 2020

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Faculty/ Department/Co-Op

     A confirmation letter from your Facutly/Department/Co-Op indicating the following:

  • The name of the institution you have permission to attend.
  • The semester(s) you have permission to attend this institution.
  • Start and end dates of your project/semester/placement
  •  The course(s) you plan to take abroad or the course(s) you will be enrolled at Concordia while a\road. 
  • The number of credits that will be transferred to your Concordia degree
  • Confirmation of your full-time enrolment during your stay abroad

See our Faculty/Department letter template  

Host institution     A copy of your acceptance letter from your host institution including:
  • Start and end dates of your stay
  • Purpose of your stay
  • Name and contact of your supervisor
  • If you are receiving any remuneration
Budget

 Your budget must indicate costs for:

  • Transportation
  • Accommodations
  • Any host institution fees
  • Oher relevant expenses
  • You must also list any other funding/remuneration you are receiving from other sources

See our budget template form

Transcript 

A copy of your most recent transcript

Banking Information

Bank deposit form or void cheque from a Canadian institution at your name

Confirmation of Arrival (COA)

 Successful applicants must return their COA within two weeks of arrival to host institution in order to receive the funds. Concordia International will not accept your COA after the end date of your project.

Bursary will be paid out up to 4 weeks after COA is returned.

See COA form

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