• Launch of the “Étudiants-chercheurs étoile” Award 

Montréal, January 23, 2012 – Québec’s Chief Scientist Rémi Quirion is pleased to announce the launch of the Étudiants-chercheurs étoile Award, a competition spearheaded by the three Fonds de recherche du Québec.

In addition to promoting careers in research, the competition aims to recognize the exceptional research contributions of college and university students, postdoctoral fellows and members of professional bodies who are enrolled in advanced research training programs in the areas covered by the three Fonds.

Every month, each Fonds will award $1 000 to a student researcher. An overview of the recipient’s project and a photo of the recipient will be featured on the portal of the chief scientist of Québec at

Application deadlines: March 1 and September 1, 2012

Presentation and rules

Application form (In French)


Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT) :

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS) :

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC) :


Please visit: for more information


Deadline: April 6, 2012


  • March of Dimes 2013 Requests For Proposals

BOC RFP 2013

PRI RFP 2013

Research RFP 2013



  • The AUCC is pleased to announce the following Awards program: “ADVANCING A NATIONAL DIALOGUE” AWARDS – Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute.

This award program is open to students across Canada who:
       -are Canadian citizens or permanent residents;
       -are pursuing graduate studies in the schools of agricultural science, food science, nutrition science, environmental science and/or economic studies at a Canadian University.

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) is an independent, non-partisan policy forum that addresses mid to long-term policy issues of significance to the agri-food sector. CAPI has identified three major themes on which to focus its work: food and wellness, sustainability, and viability. The Institute is focused on stimulating a national dialogue on agriculture and agri-food issues by addressing the policies that will enable Canada’s agri-food sector to thrive in the domestic and global agri-food marketplace. CAPI’s objective includes developing policy ideas that provide future options for the framework agreement developed by federal, provincial, and territorial governments, known as Growing Forward.


The Awards Program, “Advancing a National Dialogue,” seeks out fresh ideas from graduate students for policies or models that will enhance Canada’s competitiveness in the emerging agriculture and agri-food world. This initiative has been made possible through the support of Farm Credit Canada (FCC).


These awards are available to candidates who are studying at the graduate level.

Number of Awards: Three (3).

Value: One award of $10,000 CAD, non-renewable and two awards of $5,000 CAD.

Deadline Date: March 30, 2012.

Eligible institutions:  Canadian educational institutions with provincial degree-granting powers, or their affiliates.

Interested candidates will find the information needed to apply online on the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada’s website:

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