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Inter-Centre Research Exchange Funding

N.B.: The complete eligibility requirements and information regarding the application process for this award are included in the application form.


  • All graduate student members of CIRMMT are eligible to apply for inter-centre exchange funding to conduct research within the Centre’s mandate at a partner institution, or at an institution with which CIRMMT research collaborations are being developed. Post-doctoral members are not eligible for this funding.  
  • REMINDER: To be eligible, students must be enrolled during the full period of the award funding. 
  • PLEASE NOTE that to be considered eligible for CIRMMT funding, students are expected to attend a minimum of 4 out of 6 Distinguished Lectures in the previous year. Students from universities outside Montreal (U. de Sherbrooke and Université Laval) are exempt, but are encouraged to attend when possible. CIRMMT funding applications will include a section where students will be able to indicate which Distinguished Lectures they have attended. Extenuating circumstances will be reviewed.
  • CIRMMT will provide up to a maximum of $2,500 per applicant in support for travel and living expenses.

Application Process

  • DEADLINE: March 1st for travel between April 1st and March 31st. If the deadline falls on a weekend, applications will be accepted through to the following Monday, 4pm.
  • An application form is available to download: CIRMMT Inter-Centre Research Exchange Application Form
  • Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Applications will be reviewed by the CIRMMT Executive Committee.
  • Recipients of Inter-Centre Exchange funding must provide a report and brief summary within one month after their exchange has ended.


    Selection Criteria

    • Quality of the proposal (including academic standing and demonstrated research ability).
    • Interdisciplinarity of the proposal.
    • Relevance of the proposal to CIRMMT’s mission.
    • Potential of the proposal to further collaborative research partnerships at the international level.