International Student Supplemental Fee Exemption Program

This program, funded by the Ministrère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (MEES) du Québec and administered by the Fédération des Cegeps, is geared towards students enrolled full-time in a 3 year technical program.

Eligibility Criteria:

In order to be eligible for this program, students must:

  • be an international student entering the first semester of a 3-year technical program or having completed the first semester of a 3-year program;
  • be registered as a full-time student with a full course load;
  • have an overall average of 80%;
  • hold a valid C.A.Q. and study permit;
  • have medical insurance.

More information is here.

This application form must be filled, signed, and a PDF emailed to

Programme des exemptions de droits de scolarité supplémentaires exigibles des étudiants internationaux au niveau collégial financé par le ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et géré par la Fédération des cégeps – Année scolaire 2023-2024 | 1/6 (

Please note that students must have applied to Dawson College to be considered for this program. 


Application Deadline:

The deadline Dawson College internal for applications for the 2023-2024 academic year is February 16, 2023.

For further information on the International Student Supplemental Fee Exemption program, please contact:

Last Modified: January 13, 2023