IRSST - Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail

Graduate Studies Scholarships and Postdoctoral Fellowships

The IRSST helps train researchers who will be able to meet current and emerging needs in occupational health and safety.

 Important Notice Concerning COVID-19

(June 12, 10AM) Gradual resumption of the Laboratory Division’s activities. Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, and to ensure the health and safety of its employees and its entire network, the IRSST has implemented exceptional measures.

Graduate scholarships and postdoctoral fellowship are intended for master's, doctoral and postdoctoral candidates whose research work deals specifically with the prevention of industrial accidents and occupational diseases or the rehabilitation of affected workers.

Scholarship and Fellowship TypesAnnual Value

  • Master’s scholarships

    • Master’s scholarship$16,625
    • Master’s scholarship supplement$4,375
  • Doctoral scholarships

    • Doctoral scholarship $19,950
    • Doctoral scholarship outside Québec$25,950
    • Doctoral scholarship supplement$5,250
  • Postdoctoral fellowships

    • Postdoctoral fellowship in Québec$45,000
    • IRSST guest postdoctoral fellowship$45,000
    • Postdoctoral fellowship outside Québec$55,000


To find out whether your research interests correspond to the IRSST's priorities, please consult the list of priority fields of research.
You must comply with the general eligibility requirements to submit an application.


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2020-2021 Competition Deadline

Submission deadline: October 16, 2019

Results announcement: April 2020

Thematic Scholarships

Thematic Scholarships are intended to encourage emerging talents in OSH research on issues related to mechanical hazards and road safety at work.

Scholarship Recipients
Contact us

Geneviève Pinard
514 288-1551 ext. 274

Scholarship and Fellowship Application Forms

  • Please read carefully the rules relating to your category before filling out your scholarship application.
  • The deadline for receiving applications at the IRSST is the third Wednesday of October (postmark is proof). 
  • The forms below are Word documents. They can be completed directly on the screen, but must be forwarded to the IRSST in an envelope with all the required documents.