The objective of the postdoctoral research scholarship program is to foster up-andcoming researchers working in various research environments, by helping new doctorate holders to broaden their field of research. These scholarships also seek to encourage the mobility of researchers toward scientifically stimulating and dynamic environments. These environments may be universities, industries, government agencies and university affiliated institutions.
Candidates must meet each of the following three conditions: -Be Canadian citizens or permanent residents within the meaning of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (L.R.C., 2001 ch. 27). (A permanent resident has obtained landed immigrant status without having acquired Canadian citizenship) -Have been living in Quebec for at least one year -Be residents of Quebec within the meaning of the Quebec Health Insurance Act (L.R.Q. c. A-29) and of the Quebec Taxation Act (L.R.Q. c. I-3)