Concordia Student Exchange Program (CSEP) applicants do not need to submit a bursary application as it is part of the on-line CSEP application and you will automatically be considered for the Quebec Mobility Bursary.
Participants in international conferences are not eligible.
Applicants cannot undertake a research project in a country where they hold citizenship (unless they are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada)
Below are the general eligibility requirements for the Quebec Mobility Bursary. However, each student's file will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Please consult Concordia International if you have any doubts or questions regarding your eligibility.
Minimum CGPA: 2.7
Full-time status: 12 credits per term
Completed Credits: 24 credits
Minimum CGPA: 3.0
Full-time status: 9 credits per term
Completed Credits: 9 credits
All credits earned while receiving the bursary must be applicable to your Concordia degree and cannot exceed program requirements. External transfer credits will not be counted.
Duration of Program
The bursary is awarded for a minimum of 1 month and a maximum of 8 months (2 sessions).
Host Institution & Destination
Applicants for internships and visiting international fee-paying programs, must have a host institution (for example a research center, university etc.).
Applicants cannot undertake a research project at an institution where they have previously completed a degree.
Applicants cannot undertake a research project in a country where they hold citizenship (unless they are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada).
Applicants must meet travel requirements for their intended destination, including visa and/or immigration requirements and associated documentation.
Bursary value depends on where the mobility activity takes place, its duration, the scope and type of project and the availability of funding. The amounts indicated in the table below serve as a reference. 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.
Bank deposit form or void cheque from a Canadian institution at YOUR NAME.
Copy of Passport
A copy of your valid passport information page.
Description of your research project (if applicable)
Using simplified language understandable to a layperson, provide a general, one page description of your proposed research project.
How will your research contribute to your Concordia degree requirement.
An up-to-date CV (maximum 2 pages)
Confirmation of Arival Form (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.
You must be approved by your academic unit and Faculty to take part in a mobility opportunity abroad
You may apply multiple times for the Quebec Mobility Bursary however, you cannot exceed the maximum level of assistance per degree.
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.