Accelerate proposal & guide [zip]

  Intern CV template [doc]

  Conflict of interest declaration (if applicable) [doc] 

Please be sure to include supporting documents as required by your university or province.


How to apply

1. Review the following information when you begin writing your proposal:

2. Get feedback on the proposal from all participants and your Mitacs business development representative

3. Collect all required signatures: intern(s), professor(s), partner contact, and university Office of Research Services or equivalent

4. Email your proposal package to your Mitacs representative



What happens next  

  1. Peer review of your proposal will take approximately six to eight weeks. Proposals with multiple internships or that require revisions may take longer.
  2. Partner organizations will receive an invoice (refundable if not approved), so that the intern receives payment when the project begins
  3. Mitacs will contact all participants with the outcome and applicable instructions.
  4. Mitacs forwards the Accelerate funds to the academic institution upon receipt of the partner contribution and the proposal’s approval. 


Application timeline