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Recruitment scholarship


2022-2023 Financial Year

March 15 2022* – expired
(studies must start between May and August 2022)

July 15 2022* – expired
(studies must start between September and December 2022)

November 15 2022*
(studies must start between January and April 2023)


2023-2024 Financial Year

March 15 2023*
 (studies must start between May and August 2023)

*Should these dates fall on a Friday or Saturday, the candidates will have until Sunday night to send their application.


In the various training programs in Quebec, exposure to the vision sciences is generally late and insufficient. The purpose of the Vision Research Network (VHRN) Recruitment Scholarship is to engage students early enough in their training to enable the most promising students to pursue their studies in vision. These scholarships are for students newly admitted to graduate programs and registered full-time at a Quebec university who decides to pursue their training in vision health research under the supervision of a member of the VHRN. In addition, to promote the training of clinician vision scientists, a separate budget is reserved for students registered in health professional degrees who want to engage in vision research.

Amount of the award (first term):  Up to $4,000 for MSc students and up to $8,000 for PhD students and post-doctoral fellows


INSTRUCTIONS and SECTION:               Recruitment Scholarship_PDF Version_June 2022

                                                            Recruitment Scholarship_Word Version_June 2022

                                                            Section 1_Word Version_June 2022

APPLICATION FORM:                                Electronic form – November 15 2022


Checklist for attached documents

  • 1. Justification (Section 1)
  • 2. Notice of admission
  • 3. Official transcripts
  • 4. Student compensation policy
  • 5. Canadian Common CV including detailed contributions
  • 6. Letter from the supervisor
  • 7. Students status update from the laboratory (Excel document)