New Technologies Prizes (MESI)


For technologists and other scientists

The Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation (MESI) awards two cash prizes of $2000, one to a student enrolled in vocational training and one to a student enrolled in technical training.


In addition to the answers to the compulsory questions, the candidate’s application package must include the answers to the following questions (a maximum of one page):

  1. Which issues in your field are you the most enthusiastic about?
  2. In your opinion, what are the best ways to encourage young women to opt for a career in new technologies?
  3. More specifically, what can you do to interest young women in your chosen field?

Eligible programs of study

  • Aircraft Maintenance (DCS)
  • Aircraft Mechanical Assembly (DVS)
  • Aircraft Structural Assembly (DVS)
  • Automated Systems Electromechanics (DVS)
  • Building Systems Technology (DCS)
  • Civil Engineering Technology (DCS)
  • Computer Science Technology (DCS)
  • Computing Support (DVS)
  • Diemaking (AVS)
  • Electrotechnology (DCS)
  • Engineering Physics Technology (DCS)
  • Fabrication de moules (AVS)
  • Industrial Construction and Maintenance Mechanics (DVS)
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology (DCS)
  • Installation and Repair of Telecommunications Equipment (DVS)
  • Machining Techniques (DVS)
  • Mécanique d’entretien en commandes industrielles (AVS)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology (DCS)
  • Mise en œuvre de matériaux composites (DVS)
  • Montage de câbles et de circuits (DVS)
  • Moulding Machine Set-up and Operation (DVS)
  • Numerical Control Machine Tool Operation (AVS)
  • Precision Sheet Metal Work (DVS)
  • Production Equipment Operation (DVS)
  • Techniques d’avionique (DCS)
  • Techniques de génie aérospatial (DCS)
  • Techniques de génie mécanique de marine (DCS)
  • Techniques de la plasturgie (DCS)
  • Techniques de transformation des matériaux composites (DCS)
  • Technologie de l’électronique industrielle (DCS)
  • Technologie de la géomatique (DCS)
  • Technologie de systèmes ordinés (DCS)
  • Technologie du génie industriel (DCS)
  • Toolmaking (AVS)

Additional information

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