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July 24, 2017

Mitacs Accelerate Workshop

Event Details

Date & Time:

July 24, 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Event Contact:

Graduate Student Life


Looking for a unique way to work with industry, get job related skills, and pursue your graduate education at the same time? Join Mitacs and the School of Graduate Studies to learn how to write a funding application for the Mitacs Accelerate program.

A graduate student, a supervising professor, and a partner organization(industry) develop a research project and the project can receive $15,000 for each four-month internship.

During this session, Rebecca Bourque from Mitacs will go through each step of the application with you, allowing time to complete the application. The goal of the session is for you to leave with a completed application to submit to Mitacs.

What you will get:

  • A completed funding application to submit to Mitacs

What you need to prepare: 

Information on the Mitacs Accelerate application can be found on their website. 

Skills learned in this workshop can also be applied to other funding applications.

Applications submitted to the Mitacs Accelerate program have a 97% success rate.