Interested in joining our research group?
1. First some principles
Embrace your project. This is more important than having obtained grades.
Prepare your mind to be challenged! Graduate studies are intensively demanding and require to be resourceful.
Make it fun! No diploma is worth being miserable for years.
Graduate studies are a lot more than a step for a job.
Commit to an open community who values equity, diversity and inclusion
2. Get funding
Opportunities arise periodically, associated with personal and collaborative grants...
Get your own scholarship. Some programs are presented below (2022 review).
3. Arriving at the University of Quebec in Trois-Rivières
For post-doc candidates, the University of Quebec in Trois-Rivières proposes some guidelines to help the arrival in Quebec and at the UQTR. Follow this link : [Postdoctoral Fellow Policy]
4. Living cost in Trois-Rivières (under construction)
To better consider the scholarship value, please consider the following living costs in Trois-Rivières (in Canadian Dollars):
i. University fees ($ yr-1, visit the UQTR webpage for more details):
M.Sc. students: Quebec, 2,500; Other Canadian students, 6,188; French students, 4,381; Others, 14,592.
Ph.D. students: For Canadian students, $2,500 yr-1; For foreign students, $3,722 yr-1.
ii. Accommodation in Trois-Rivières (visit kijiji.ca to find interesting plans):
Flat: $600-$900 month-1;
Room: $250-$400 month-1;
House sharing: $200-$400 month-1.
iii. Electricity bill:
$60-100 month-1 (when the bill is averaged over the year, increases up to $200 in winter time)
Note that there is no water bill in Quebec when renting!
1/3 of students walk; 1/6 ride;
1/3 drive ($90 session-1 to get a parking spot in autumn-winter, free spots in summer time);
1/6 takes the bus ($20 session-1 in autumn-winter, $5 month-1 in summer to get a bus pass).
v. Food: $200-450 month-1
vi. Multimedia (TV, internet, phone): $10-120, median $50 month-1