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Programs for HQP (Highly Qualified People)

MITACS is a national, not-for-profit research organization dedicated to developing the next generation of innovators with vital scientific and business skills.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) programs

NSERC Industrial Research and Development (R & D) Fellowships
These fellowships permit businesses who are engaged in R & D activities to hire doctoral graduates at minimal cost by contributing $30,000 a year for up to two years.

NSERC Industrial Postgraduate Scholarships
Industrial Postgraduate Scholarships provide financial support for highly qualified science and engineering graduates. The support allows them to gain research experiences in industry while undertaking advanced studies in Canada. Those granted the scholarship benefit from university expertise, facilities and specialized equipment.

NSERC Industrial Undergraduate Student Research Awards
NSERC offers these awards to stimulate interest in research in the natural sciences and engineering fields. NSERC contributes financially to support graduate students who would like to gain research work experience in an industrial setting.