Association Minière du Québec


Mining industry scholarship

The Québec Mining Association sponsors a scholarship program to encourage and provide financial assistance for Québec universities students in the earth sciences and related fields.

Three scholarships of $1,000 each are awarded annually.

Scholarship holders, 2021

  • Alexandre Leclerc, student in geology, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
  • Omar Abou Sharebain, student in mining engineering, McGill University
  • Stéphanie Morin, student in geology, Polytechnique Montréal

Eligibility criteria

  • Be enrolled as an undergraduated student in one of the following university-level programs in Québec
  • Mine engineering
  • Geology
  • Mineral Processing
  • Metallurgy
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Be domiciled in Québec
  • Submit a scholarship application before October 2nd, 2023

Selection criteria

  • Academic results
  • Previous summer jobs 
  • Individual needs – other scholarships received
  • Activities and involvement in the community
  • Career projects
  • Quality of application file
  • Submit an application

Claude-drouin postgraduate research scholarship

A $4,000 postgraduate research scholarship awarded by the Claude-Drouin Foundation is available for Master’s and doctoral-level students working in a research field.

Eligibility criteria

  • Be registered full-time at a Québec university in a Master’s or Doctoral program in a technology research field
  • Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant
  • Be domiciled in Québec
  • Submit a scholarship application before October 2nd, 2023.

Selection criteria

  • Demonstrated interest in research and development in the mining sector
  • Career project
  • Cooperation or involvement with the mining industry during the research
  • Quality of references
  • Quality of file presentation
  • Submit an application