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Scholarships and Financial Aid

To allow you to devote yourself fully to your studies, INRS offers its own scholarship programs. All full-time students are eligible for this generous financial support.

Regardless of where you are from, you are eligible for the INRS scholarship program for your field of study:: the program for students enrolled in a health sciences or pure and applied sciences program (in French only), or the program for students enrolled in a social sciences program (in French only).

Regardless of where you are from, you are eligible for the INRS scholarship program for your field of study: the program for students enrolled in a social sciences program (in French only), or the program for students enrolled in a health sciences or pure and applied sciences program (in French only).


Payment dates for INRS scholarships

INRS scholarships are paid each term on specified dates.

Summer 2021

  • May 20, 2021
  • June 17, 2021
  • July 15, 2021
  • August 19, 2021

Fall 2021

  • September 16, 2021
  • October 21, 2021
  • November 18, 2021
  • December 16, 2021

Winter 2022

  • January 20, 2022
  • February 17, 2022
  • March 22, 2022
  • April 21, 2022

Clarifications on the payment of INRS scholarships

Regular full-time students in the pure and applied sciences receive their INRS scholarship payments for four consecutive terms after they first enroll in a master’s program and for eight consecutive terms after they first enroll in a PhD program.

Regular full-time students in the social sciences receive their scholarship payments for three or four consecutive terms after they first enroll at the master’s level and six to eight terms after they first enroll at the PhD level.

There are a number of different scholarship and financial assistance programs available. INRS strongly encourages you to take advantage of its own scholarship and financial assistance programs as well as those offered by private and public funding agencies.


Supplemental tuition fee exemptions for international students and Canadian students from outside Quebec 

INRS has created a supplemental tuition fee exemption program to help international students and Canadian students from outside Quebec. A number of these exemptions are awarded each year. Learn more about this program (in French only)


International mobility scholarship

Interested in completing part of your master’s or PhD studies at a university in British Columbia, Japan, or New Zealand? The Quebec government’s international mobility scholarship program could help you realize your dream. Learn more about this program (in French only)


Scientific and academic project grants 

Need funding to help organize a conference or seminar, a visit to a laboratory, or any other project designed to promote student scientific life at INRS?  You may qualify for the scientific and academic projects grant program offered by the Studies and Student Life Department. Learn more about this program

Looking for funding for your graduate studies?