Grants program

The UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape now offers four (4) grants for master’s and doctoral students for thesis subjects related to the Chair’s scientific mission.

This grants program aims to :

  • Support graduate students from the Faculty of Environmental Design interested in the UNESCO Chair’s mission and the associated UNESCO programs
  • Encourage and stimulate action/creation-research through the CUPUM’s international cooperation network
  • Promote intercultural and interdisciplinary dialogue across the regions of the worlds on the future of cities.

Distribution of grants


One doctoral admission grant — Sid Lee Architecture Fund of the CUPUM: CAD$ 15 000


One master’s grant — Sid Lee Architecture Fund of the CUPUM: CAD$ 10 000


One mobility grant in action/creation-research (master’s or doctorate) — Sid Lee Architecture Fund of the CUPUM: CAD$ 10 000


One hosting grant in action/creation-research (international student: undergraduate or graduate) — Sid Lee Architecture Fund of the CUPUM: CAD$ 10 000


Submission deadlines

Contest submission closed

Additional notes for the hosting grant in action/creation-research

For information, there are two types of hosting modalities for visiting students at the University of Montreal, namely:

  1. Students enrolled in an institution *holding* a cooperation agreement with the University of Montreal;
  2. Students enrolled in an institution *without* a cooperation agreement with the University of Montreal.

1 – Students with inter-university agreement

(See list of participating institutions)

Resource:

Judith Beaulieu
International Mobility Coordinator
Direction des affaires internationales – University of Montreal
Emai: judith.beaulieu@umontreal.ca
Phone number: +1 514 343-2464
Additional information: https://international.umontreal.ca/english/international-students/research-stay/

General specifications:

  • Less than 120 days, no working permit required;
  • The student must enroll in a graduate level program (master’s or doctorate) at the Faculty of Environmental Design (the application for admission has to be linked with a professor of the UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape);
  • This status offers an exemption from University of Montreal’s tuition fees while keeping access to all student services;
  • The student must pay for his medical insurances, these are mandatory.

2 – Students without inter-university agreement

(See list of agreements)

The visiting research student (undergraduate or graduate), enrolled in a different university or institution of equivalent level to fullfill certain requirements of the here described program, is hosted by the University of Montreal for a research training of 4 months. During his stay, the visiting research student works under the supervision of a professor of the UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape and does not take classes. When done, the student returns to his home university to complete his studies.

See details

  • Less than 120 days, no working permit required;
  • Tuition fees of CAD$ 160 for 4 months (includes civil Liability Insurance and access to library and IT services);
  • The student must pay for his medical insurances, these are mandatory.

Resource :

Sophia Baarabe
Coordinator (international and postgraduates)
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies – University of Montreal
Email: sophia.baarabe@umontreal.ca
Phone number: +1 514 343 6111 poste1547
Additional information: https://esp.umontreal.ca/english/visiting-research/presentation/

 


* Note : The masculine gender is used in this call for application only for the sake of readability, no discrimination is intended.