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Opportunities and competitions

The Sentinel North research and training strategy offers all researchers and students the chance to push their limits in a unique research and learning environment. By encouraging discovery, transdisciplinarity, innovation, collaboration and partnership, Sentinel North offers many learning and funding opportunities that all are invited to grasp.

  • Scholarships and funding for students

    Sentinel North Research Chair on Relations with Inuit Societies Scholarships

    The Sentinel North Research Chair on Relations with Inuit Societies is launching its scholarship competition for the year 2020-2021, for graduate students registered at Université Laval. Candidates must propose projects related to the objectives of the Chair​.

    • Master's scholarship - $8 000
    • Ph.D. scholarship - $10 000


    Deadline: December 4, 2020.


    UNIQUE Excellence Scholarships

    The UNIQUE Excellence Scholarships program aims to promote interdisciplinary research between the fields of artificial intelligence and neuroscience and support training opportunities for master's, doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows. The amount awarded to successful candidates is $10,000 for the master students, $15,000 for Ph.D. students and $20,000 for the postdoctoral fellows, for a one-year non-renewable term.

    Deadline: December 11, 2020.


  • Author Fund

    The Sentinel North Author Fund aims to encourage publications by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows as 1st author, while reinforcing North Sentinel's commitment to open access and the deposit of publications on the CorpusUL institutional platform.

  • Research projects for students

    Several Sentinel North research projects offer opportunities for postdoctoral, doctoral and master's students. Check them out here.

  • Access to Northern Infrastructure Fund

    Sentinel North provides its researchers with a Fund to facilitate their access to northern research infrastructure and support field work in terrestrial or marine environments. Get all details here.

  • Technology Maturation Fund

    The goal of the Technology Maturation Fund (French only) is to support the maturation of projects originating from Université Laval research teams that fall within the conceptual framework of Sentinel North and have a strong potential for commercialization. The funding is intended to support the steps that will allow a technology or know-how to reach the necessary levels of technological maturity before being transferred to an industrial partner.