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Student Awards

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


  • New and returning graduate student members, including visiting students, are eligible to apply for CIRMMT student awards to pursue interdisciplinary research projects within the Centre’s mandate.  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:
    • EITHER a minimum of 4 out of 6 Distinguished Lectures in the 12 months prior to the application deadline, 
    • OR a minimum of 3 out of 6 Distinguished Lectures and significantly contribute to the organization of a CIRMMT workshop along with the RA co-leaders in the 12 months prior to the application deadline.
    • 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. 
  • New group and single applicants are eligible for a maximum of $5000 per person.  
  • Renewals: Students who have successfully applied before can receive a subsequent student award, but only for new projects, preferably with new team members, and at a reduced funding level of a maximum of $3000 each.

Application Process

  • Applications will be reviewed by the CIRMMT Executive Committee in consultation with external advisers as needed. Results will be announced by April 15th.
  • Recipients of Student Awards are required to take part in a workshop at the start of their award, and present at the annual Student Symposium at the end of their award in order to receive their funding.

Selection Criteria

  • Quality as well as the interdisciplinarity of the proposal.
  • Relevance of the proposal to CIRMMT's mission.
  • Distinguished Lecture attendance/Workshop organization: On rare occasions, when there is money still available, after the fully eligible students have been considered, students who have not completed the full attendance requirements may receive support.