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The Musitechnic career development fund

Submission deadlines for your projects and ideas are before April 30 and October 31

Musitechnic is now offering a career development fund. The fund has the goal of supporting the creation, devlopment and promotion of future professional placement of their students and graduates in the various fields of audio.

This Musitechnic fund is for current students during their school year and for graduates, for a maximum period of one year after the date of their graduation.

Eligibility for the Musitechnic funds is based primarily on the applicant’s educational record and the relevance of the project.

We support our students and graduates at many levels :
– Assistance in the creation of the portfolio and CV up to four months after the date of completion of studies

    • Conditions : Short-term access to school facilities to complete or update the portfolio and CV;
    • Information to send us :  A descriptive email of your needs and how you plan to use the faclities (explanation of the request, the room and the equipment used and the requested duration).
  • Financial assistance up to $300 in reimbursement for various Certifications (examples: Wwise, Aqtis, etc…). At any time during the studies and up to one year after the date of the end of their studies.
    • Conditions : The amount must not exceed $ 300 ;
    • Information to send us: A descriptive email of the desired certification as well as the necessary proof for reimbursement..
  • Assistance in the development and production of a project with financial, material and/or personnel support at any time during the studies and up to one year from the date of the end of their studies.
    • Conditions : Two (2) submission periods per year (Fall and Sping);
    • Financial aid : Up to $ 2,000 for up to 75% of the total cost of the project
    • Forms to download, complete, sign and send before the date and time indicated on the Musitechnic fund’s internet page.
    • A selection of the most relevant projects that will be contacted for an interview is made by a jury

Students and graduates are invited to read and complu with the current rules and conditions when preparing their application.

 

  

 

  • The selection jury is composed of industry professionals and will have three months to select the projects and disburse the grants
  • These grants will have a value up to a maximum of $3000 per project either through financial support and/or services (studios, supervision, coaching)

 Important :

All information and personal data submitted to the Career development fund will remain strictly confidential unless otherwise stated.

Musitechnic will not have to justify the number and choice of projects selected by the jury of professionals in any way.

F.A.Q.

MY BAND WILL BE DOING A TOUR AROUND QUEBEC. CAN THE MUSITECHNIC FUND HELP ME OUT?
Yes, the Musitechnic fund can provide partial/complete financial tour support (equipment rentals, transport and even hotel costs).
I'D LIKE TO GET CERTIFIED FOR THE WWISE SOFTWARE THROUGH ONLINE COURSES. CAN THE MUSITECHNIC FUND HELP WITH THAT ?
Yes, the Musitechnic fund can pay the cost fo the certification (200$ USD)
I HAVE FOUND A ONE MONTH NON-PAID APPRENTICESHIP. CAN THE MUSITECHNIC FUND HELP ME OUT IN ANY WAY?
Yes, the Musitechnic fund can help pay for your living expenses during that period.
I NEED TO START RECORDING AND MIXING A FEW OF MU SONGS TO START MAKING A NAME FOR MYSELF. IS THE MUSITECHNIC FUND ABLE TO GET THIS DONE FOR ME ?
Yes, Musitechnic can offer access to the technical resources at the school.
I'M GOING TO BUILD MY OWN PROFESSIONAL WEBSITE AND HAVE MY OWN DOMAIN. ANY CHANCE OF GETTING HELP WITH THAT?
Yes, we can give you technical help and the Musitechnic fund can pay for the registration of the domain name.
I'M STARTING UP MY COMPANY (RECORDING LABEL, STUDIO, ETC.) AND WAS WONDERING IF THE MUSITECHNIC FUND CAN GIVE ME A TEMPORARY SALARY?
No we can’t pay your salary but the Musitechnic fund can help defray the cost of the professional consultants needed for your start-up such as a notary or chartered accountant.
WILL THE MONEY FROM THE MUSITECHNIC FUND BE DIRECTLY DEPOSITED INTO MY PERSONAL BANK ACCOUNT?
No it will not be deposited directly. If we did, it would be considered as revenue and therefore you would have to declare it on your income tax report. The money from the Musitechnic fund will be paid directly to the person or company that is providing the service and/or equipment (notary, accountant, rental company, etc.).
I NEED A SURROUD SOUND MIX TO FINISH MY POST-PROD PORTFOLIO. IS IT POSSIBLE TO USE A STUDIO AT THE SCHOOL?
Yes… the Musitechnic career development fund could give you short term access to the studios to allow you to finish you portfolio.