The QUEST Program


			QuEST Training Program



Program Objectives:


QuEST consists of a highly integrated training program combining a top-level research environment with an emphasis on development of professional skills, and opportunities to experience different research environments.


The objectives of the QuEST Initiative is to provide students with, in addition to scholarship-level funding:


  • A strong foundation of knowledge
  • A broad technical base
  • The ability to devise innovative solutions to complex materials problems
  • An open and highly-collaborative research network and environment to allow students to develop both breadth and depth in their field of research


Advantages of the QuEST program:


All SBQMI graduate students will be provided with:

  • Access to innovative courses developed specifically to target areas of expertise related to Quantum Materials research
  • Opportunities for co-supervision in an interdisciplinary environment
  • Opportunities for professional development and networking


Additionally, competitively-selected QuEST students will have access to:

  • Highly competitive scholarship-level funding (see Funding for details)
  • Travel subsidies to present research at international conferences
  • Additional funding and opportunities for:
    • Research exchanges abroad
    • Internships and collaborations with SBQMI industry partners




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“Learn from yesterday
Live for today
Hope for tomorrow
The important thing is
not to stop questioning”


-- Albert Einstein