List of supporting documents required:
No paper copies are needed for the admission review process. If you are admitted, you may be required to submit official or certified hard copies before the start of the program. Supporting documents include:
> For all applicants: scanned copies of transcripts of all previous secondary education since 9th grade or equivalent (including transcripts of 9th grade, including exchange programs and programs you did not complete). If your transcripts are not in English or French, they must be translated to either language.
> For applicants having already graduated from high school or the equivalent: scanned copies of secondary school leaving certificate or entrance certificate to study sciences in a higher-education institution.
> For applicants having already started post-secondary education: scanned copies of transcripts of all previous post-secondary education and if applicable, scanned copies of degrees for completed programs.
> For applicants coming from an institution which is not connected to the French system of education: if available, official document or letter from your high school and/or your university explaining the grading and ranking system.
> For all applicants: personal statement in English. This personal statement is in the form of a series of three questions which will be found on the application website. The answers will need to be 300 words per question maximum. For applications for the September 2017 intake, the personal statement questions are:
1. How did you discover that you were interested in science?
2. According to you, why is our Bachelor program right for you and why are you right for our program?
3. Tell us about something you do simply for the pleasure of it and what you get out of it.
Please be advised that personal statement questions are subject to change for the September 2018 intake.
> For all applicants: 2 references (names, positions and emails and if applicable, websites), including at least one from a teacher/professor/lecturer/academic supervisor in science at your current institution. Your referees cannot be members of your family or friends of the family, and you cannot write your recommendation letters yourself.. You do not have to provide letters of recommendation (an email with short questions will be sent directly to your recommenders) but we suggest you inform your references and let them know that you are involving them in your application process. Please be advised that references must be sent back to us before the end of the application deadline.
Here is an example of what the letter of recommendation looks like. Referees can use either French or English to write their comments in the final space.
Recommendation letters given by the candidates will not be accepted as official recommendation letters, they must come from your referees directly.
> For all applicants: CV or resume, in English, which is a form to fill in and can be found on the application website. The CV also includes questions about the mathematics knowledge learned in secondary education which must be answered truthfully in order to evaluate the candidate at their real capacity.
Here is an example of what the CV looks like.
> For all applicants: copy of passport (or ID card for European students).
> For all applicants: photo ID (Different from the one on the ID document).
If applicable, you may also provide scores for the following English language test results: the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and the Internet-based Test of english as a Foreign Language (TOEFL ibt).