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 and on the MEES link here.

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


Application Deadline:

The Dawson College internal deadline for 2021-2022 applications is Friday, March 5, 2021.

STEP 1: Fill out the online form here.  Once you have filled out and signed the form, email a PDF to the Coordinator of International Development, Eva Helms, at

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

Coordinator, Office of International Development
Eva Helms
Office: 4B.01-13
Local: 1478

Last Modified: December 15, 2020