Alliance Sport-Études

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Cégep à distance is proud to be an affiliated member of Alliance Sport-Études ( and a partner of the Québec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). By registering with Alliance Sport-Études, high-level student-athletes can balance the demands of training, competition, and studies, while also benefiting from specially-adapted educational support and supervision.

The Alliance, in partnership with Cégep à distance, coordinates the distance education needs and prior-learning recognition in physical education at the college level. Cégep à distance also offers special support to all QMJHL student-athletes who are registered for distance courses, even commandite students.

Enrolling in the Alliance Sport-Études

To enjoy all the benefits of the Sport-Études program by studying at Cégep à distance, you must first have your eligibility confirmed by the Alliance Sport-Études.

Succeed in sport and academically at the same time, it’s possible!

Alliance Sport-Études is recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. Its mission is to offer services and educational support to elite athletes who pursue higher studies.


Student-athletes from our program have the status of a recognized student-athlete at their school, allowing them to receive educational support services adapted to their needs, such as:

  • Access to a designated academic advisor, who works closely with the student to ensure he is adequately supported
  • Course schedule can be organized around the athlete’s training and competition needs, based on the academic path
  • Access to the scholarships program of the Fondation Sport-Etudes

Admission conditions

To be admitted to Alliance Sport-Études you must:

  1. Be admitted to an Alliance Sport-Études member college.
  2. A) Play in the QMJHL, QJHL* (LHJQ) or the LHMAAAQ
    B) Be identified as an Excellence, Élite, Relève or Espoir athlete by a federation recognized by the Direction du sport et de l’activité physique of the ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport.

* Eligible QJHL players are those studying in a member college, have evolved in the Midget AAA league and currently appear on the protection list of a QMJHL team. You can apply to Alliance Sport-Études by completing the online registration form before November 1st (for the winter session) and before March 1st (for the fall session).

For more information

Marie-Christine Thuot
Alliance Sport-Études
Phone: 514-271-7403, ext. 228

See also…

Registration – Alliance Sport-Études student-athlete