Eligibility criteria

As an organization involved in finance and engineering, FÉRIQUE Fund Management will consider only those applications that meet the following criteria:

  • Project carried out as part of an engineering program at a Quebec university;
  • Project based on one or more of the UN Sustainable Development Goals;
  • Project directly related to finance or engineering.

Procedure for submitting an application

  • Send by email  only to: [email protected]
  • Email subject line: Candidature - Les Anges du Génie : + NOM PROJET
  • Format : Application file (mandatory) and additional files (optional). Only Word, PDF of Power Point files will be accepted
  • Deadline: January 27, 2023 not later than 5 pm.
All information requests must be sent by email at: 
Ariane Tessier, [email protected], 514 840-9206, extension 505.

Content of the application form
actionDownload an application file

  1. Completed contact sheet
  2. Project description (no more than two pages) covering the following points concisely:
  • Brief description of the association, club or student group (mission, main activities, number of members, etc.);
  • Project description and characteristics (issue justifying the project, technical characteristics, innovative aspects, performance, etc.);
  • Identification of the social, environmental and economic benefits of bringing the innovation to market or carrying out the project (how the project fits into the UN Sustainable Development Goals).
  1. Detailed project budget and explanation of what the sponsorship funds will be used for.
  2. Appendices (optional) with photos, videos, plans, etc.

Presentation of the contest


Receipt of applications

Process and selection committee


Announcement of finalist projects

Preparation of a video presenting the finalists

Participation in the awards evening 


FÉRIQUE Fund Management founded in 1999, is a mutual fund manager. FÉRIQUE Investment Services, the principal distributor of the FÉRIQUE Funds, is a mutual fund dealer and financial planning firm created in 2006 to provide investor services. FÉRIQUE Fund Management and FÉRIQUE Investment Services are non-profit organizations whose mission is to accelerate the financial independence of Quebec’s engineering professionals.

To encourage the up-and-coming generation of engineers and to further the practice of engineering across Quebec, the organization is launching this year a competition for engineering students attending Quebec universities. The competition gives them the opportunity to win up to $10,000 to finance their student projects.

A number of prizes will be awarded.

Receipt of applications

  1. Applications must be received by the specified deadline at the email address provided. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in automatic rejection of the application.
  2. Applications must be submitted in electronic format for distribution to the members of the selection committee.
  3. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note that, to be considered complete, an application must include, at a minimum, the contact sheet, the project description and the detailed budget. 

Process and selection committee
Selection involves two steps:

  1. A FÉRIQUE Fund Management committee will review the applications to preselect a number of finalist projects.  
    • Verification of the application’s compliance with the eligibility criteria;
    • Evaluation by the selection committee according to the evaluation grid.
  2. The representatives of the finalist projects will be invited to defend their projects before a jury composed of four members, namely Les Anges.
Les Anges are engineering professionals whose inspiring careers have contributed to the development and stature of engineering in Quebec. 


A number of prizes of up to $10,000 will be presented, and the awards evening will be broadcast on March 8, 2023. 

Announcement of finalist projects

  1. During the week of January 30, 2023, FÉRIQUE Fund Management will contact, by phone or email, the students who submitted the finalist projects to inform them that they have been selected to take part in the award evening.
  2. The decisions by the selection committee are final and without appeal.
  3. Within seven (7) days of the call, the finalist undertakes to provide the names of the students who will be the official project representatives at the awards evening.
  4. The finalists will be required to take part in the recording and commit to promoting it.

Preparation of a video presenting the finalists
FÉRIQUE Fund Management will ask the finalists to provide material for a promotional video that will be screened at the awards evening. 
Applicants must submit the following material by February 15, 2023:

  • A short video presenting their project (MP4 format);
  • Photos, if applicable.  
FÉRIQUE Fund Management will edit the videos in preparation for the awards evening.

Participation in the awards evening
A representative of the project team must be present during the judges’ deliberations, which will take place on February 22, 2023. The deliberations will be recorded and broadcast on Facebook Live on March 8, 2023 (time to be confirmed).

More information will follow on the time and place for the filming of the awards night on February 22. The winners of the grand prize must provide a thank-you video explaining how they will use the sponsorship funds.


The main stages of the project are as follows:

Activity Date
Call for applications November 11, 2022
Deadline for receipt of applications January 27, 2023 at 5 pm
Evaluation of applications January 23 to 27, 2023
Announcement of finalist Week of January 30 janvier, 2023
Videos for awards evening February 1st to 15, 2023
Les Anges du génie awards evening February 22, 2023
 Facebook Live broadcast March 8, 2023

Recap of the UN’s major Sustainable Development Goals

FÉRIQUE Fund Management has been a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment for more than 10 years. Its Student Sponsorship Management Policy reflects this commitment by aligning with these objectives and environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations.