NOTE: A limited number of stipends are available to graduate and undergraduate applicants each call for applications. At the current time, PERSWADE will not provide stipends to postdoctoral fellows (PDFs); they are however eligible for enrolment to benefit from all the program components.

CFAs   |   2017

2017 FALL Call for Applications

We are pleased to invite outstanding eligible students to apply for enrolment in the PERSWADE Program. All applications have to be submitted by email directly to no later than September 7, 2017. Please refer to the Program Guide for further details on the application form and the required documents list. A Notification of Acceptance letter will be sent to the selected students following the evaluation process carried out by the PERSWADE’s Evaluation Committee based on the following assessment indicators:  Academic excellence (25%), Research experience/potential (25%), Relevance/timeliness of research topic and fit with PERSWADE’s scope (15%), Project’s level of integration within an industrial project/contract (10%), Industry-hosted internship planning and integration levels with respect to the proposed project (10%), and Student’s industrial mentorship/co-supervision (15%).


Please note that students accepted for enrolment in the PERSWADE Program may receive RETROACTIVE PAYMENTS pending funds availability.


Program Overview for StudentsProfessors and Industry


Program Guide


CFAs   |   2015

2016 WINTER Call For Applications

2016 WINTER call for applications will start on November 4, 2015 and due by December 4, 2015.

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CFAs   |   2015

2015 FALL Call For Applications

2015 FALL call for applications will start on June 1, 2015 and due by August 15, 2015.

Apply Online Deadline extended to September 7, 2015, 17:00PM EDT!

CFAs   |   2015

2015 SUMMER Call For Applications

2015 SUMMER call for applications will start on March 23, 2015 and due by April 23, 2015.

Apply Online Deadline extended to April 30, 2015, 17:00PM EDT!

CFAs   |   2014

2015 WINTER Call For Applications

2015 WINTER call for applications will start on  November 25, 2014 and due by  December 15, 2014.
Apply Online Deadline extended to December 22, 2014, 17:00PM EDT!