The financial support we offer at the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC) allows our research talents to contribute to the development of our society, in fields as varied as school retention, new media, cybersecurity and circular economy. It ensures the strategic and coherent development of research in the social and human sciences, arts and letters sector in Québec.
News from the FRQSC
News, programs, capsules… things are in motion at the Fonds Société et culture!
Relève étoile Paul-Gérin-Lajoie May 2023
Not all educational video games are created equal
Nearly $220,000 offered to better understand public policies-related prejudices associated with people living in poverty
Launch of L'interface, a training course on public policy
Announcement of the winners of the ARC Student Awards, 2022-2023 edition
Pre-announcement: The college team project program will be relaunched this summer
Launch: Research program on mistreatment of older adults
The FRQSC offers a variety of scholarship and grant programs. In addition to its main budget, the FRQSC can offer additional funding to both students and researchers, thanks to the support of its numerous partners.
Facts and Figures
Here is an overview of the funding offered by the FRQSC in 2020-2021, totaling over $ 63 million.
For a more detailed portrait, see the page Facts and figures.
Support for new professor-researchers or in research-creation
Board of directors and committees
The FRQSC is administered by a board of directors consisting of an odd number of no more than 15 members, including the Chief Scientist and the Scientific Director.
Every year, the FRQSC publishes a number of administrative documents.
In 2019, the FRQSC celebrated its 40th anniversary. 40 years of research in social and human sciences, arts and letters (SSHAL), 40 years of better understanding and improving our world!