Support the next generation of researchers

The Mitacs Accelerate Québec program offers funding for research internships. It gives graduate students a unique opportunity to extend the scope of their research by teaming up with private businesses, in projects where they can effective apply their skills and resources to face new challenges.


  • Mitacs matches the funding provided by participating organizations.
  • Eligible project-related expenses will be covered.
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents and international students can qualify for the   program.
  • Applications may be submitted at any time.
  • Candidates are not selected based on a competition. Applications are peer reviewed to ensure their excellence.
  • Internships can be integrated in graduate programs to provide a foreseeable source of funding. They also grant students experiential learning opportunities and the possibility of recruitment after graduation.
1. Application submission – Any time
2. Application review – 6 weeks
3. Project approval – Minimum 4 months
4. Project launch– Minimum 4 months
5. Project completion– Minimum 4 months
6. Final report & exit survey – 1 month