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Please read this Guide carefully on receipt of your Notice of Award. This Guide contains important information regarding the payment and administration of your award.

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT) may, without notice, change award requirements or the terms and conditions of the awards. In order to keep you informed, any major changes will be announced immediately to award holders in Program News on NSERC's Web site, and on FRQNT’s Web site under This link will take you to another Web site Quoi de neuf is intended for use by:

  • NSERC-FRQNT Industrial Innovation Scholarships (IIS) Holders.

Note: The IIS Program is offered jointly by NSERC and the FRQNT.

The FRQNT uses specific forms to collect information on behalf of both funding organizations. This information is shared with NSERC and treated in accordance with provincial and federal legislation governing both organizations, namely:

NSERC and the FRQNT must ensure the confidentiality of all information collected and must not disclose any information without the consent of the person involved or the person who signed the application, or in accordance with the provisions of the above legislation.

In this Guide, "your institution" refers to the institution at which you are registered as a student during the tenure of your award.