Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship

Award Quick Look

Deadline: No Deadline

Amount: up to $80,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • International
  • Permanent Resident


  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management


  • School of Graduate Studies

The Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship provides a long-term funding and internship option for master’s and PhD students. Recipients can also access professional development training that helps them ensure project success and gain in-demand career skills.


  • On-going


  Master’s Master's PhD PhD
Project length 18 months 24 months 36 months 48 months
Total research award $40,000 $53,333 $80,000 $106,666
Minimum intern stipend $30,000 ($20,000/year)  $40,000 ($20,000/year)  $60,000 ($20,000/year) $80,000 ($20,000/year)

Partner organization contribution

$18,000 $24,000 $36,000 $48,000



  • Master's or PhD students at all Canadian Universities
  • Canadian, PR, or International students
  • All academic disciplines
  • For-profit corporations and eligible not-for-profit corporations, municipalities, and hospitals in Canada
  • If you are collaborating with a not-for-profit, hospital, or municipality, you must seek partner and project eligibility approval before proceeding by connecting with a Mitacs Advisor in your region


For information and application please visit Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship website