Call: Undergraduate scholarship for training in computational ecology

The Undergraduate scholarship program for training in computational ecology is now open.

BIOS² aims to train the next generation of highly qualified professionals and researchers in quantitative ecology and to prepare graduate students and postdoctoral researchers to have a high-impact career in biodiversity science.

The objective of the undergraduate scholarship program is to support students who demonstrate a strong interest in numerical and computational ecology.

Funding and resources

  • The value of the grant is $2,000. Undergraduate fellows also have access to travel / communication grant up to the value of $500.
  • Free access to all training activities, except working groups
  • Possibility to be mentored by a graduate fellow

Requirements for admission 

Be involved in activities that develop or deepen knowledge in numerical and computational ecology, such as : 

  • Participate in training activities offered by the BIOS² program;
  • Realize a professional internship or a research activity in line with the objectives of the BIOS² training program.

Be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in an undergraduate university program at one of the institutions affiliated with the program:

  • Concordia University
  • McGill University
  • Université de Montréal
  • Université de Sherbrooke
  • Université du Québec à Montréal
  • Université du Québec à Rimouski
  • Université Laval 
  • University of Alberta
  • University of British Columbia

Application process

Fellows will be selected on the basis of the quality of the application and on a first-come, first-served basis and until the funds available are exhausted. 

To apply, send a CV and cover letter to