Skip to main content

Opportunities and competitions

Calls for proposals, open competitions, funding and more opportunities within Sentinel North

The Sentinel North research and training strategy offers all researchers and students the chance to push their limits in a unique research and learning environment. By encouraging discovery, transdisciplinarity, innovation, collaboration and partnership, Sentinel North offers many learning and funding opportunities that all are invited to grasp.


For Students


Sentinel North Excellence Scholarships and Postdoctoral Fellowships Competition

concours de bourses sentinelle nord 2020

Sentinel North announces its upcoming excellence scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships competition, from September 1 to October 10, 2020.

These grants and fellowships aim to encourage the best candidates to undertake or pursue research activities within the Sentinel North research program in a transdisciplinary environment.

Competition dates : September 1 to October 10, 2020

All details here


Author's Fund

The Sentinel North Author's Fund aims to encourage publications by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows as 1st author, while reinforcing North Sentinel's commitment to open access and the deposit of publications on the CorpusUL institutional platform.

Discover the Sentinel North Author's Fund here (in French only)


Research Projects

This section contains a list of postdoctoral, doctoral and master's offers available in the various projects of the Sentinel North research program.

More details here


For professors and researchers


Access to Northern Infrastructure Fund

Sentinel North provides its researchers with a Fund to facilitate their access to northern research infrastructure and support field work in terrestrial or marine environments.

More details here


Technology Maturation Fund

The goal of the Maturation Fund is to support the maturation of projects originating from Université Laval research teams that fall within the conceptual framework of Sentinel North and have a strong potential for commercialization. The funding is intended to support the steps that will allow a technology or know-how to reach the necessary levels of technological maturity before being transferred to an industrial partner.

More details here (in French only)


Sentinel North Partnership Research Chairs Program

The Sentinel North partnership research chairs program is aimed at recruiting new high-level faculty resources at Université Laval to consolidate and / or fulfill the institution's capacity in strategic research areas for Sentinel North.

We invite you to read the following document (in French) for the details of the program as well as the development process of these Chairs, which is similar to the one used for the Université Laval Partnership Research Chairs.

More details here





Contact us