Student Bursaries

MCGILL HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP BURSARY PROGRAM

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What?

The objective of the McGill Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program is to address the need for professionals with English and French language skills in health and social services in selected Quebec regions.

This ongoing project works with regional community networks (Townshippers’ Association has two: Estrie and Montérégie-East) to facilitate the recruitment of English-speaking (bilingual) health students and interns who wish to become permanently established in our regions. [Click here for photographs of the latest bursary recipients from our region, as well as a list of past recipients and other links with pertinent information on this program.]

Who?

The bursary program is open to students from selected Quebec regions with appropriate English and French language skills pursuing full-time studies in the area of health and social services in a government recognized educational institution located either outside (Category 1) or within (Category 2) their region.

Category 1 

Category 2

  • I have the language skills to offer services to both English and French-speakers
  • I am a full-time student in a government recognized health and social services program
  • I am studying at a government recognized educational institution located outside my home region
  • I will commit to staying in a Quebec region following the completion of my studies to work for a minimum of one year in a public health and social services institution or related organization
  • I have the language skills to offer services to both English and French-speakers
  • I am a full-time student in a government recognized health and social services program
  • I am studying at a government recognized educational institution located inside my home region
  • I will commit to staying in a Quebec region following the completion of my studies to work for a minimum of one year in a public health and social services institution or related organization

University: Up to $10,000 per student registered for full-time studies.

Cégep / college: Up to $5,000 per student registered for full-time studies.

Secondary school vocational training: Up to $5,000 per student registered for full-time studies.

University: Up to $5,000 per student registered for full-time studies.

Cégep / college: Up to $2,500 per student registered for full-time studies.

Secondary school vocational training: Up to $2,500 per student registered for full-time studies.

How?

Step 1

To receive the correct application form and its accompanying guide for your category and region. please contact Michelle Lepitre, Health and Social Services Special Projects Coordinator for Townshippers’ Association. at [email protected], or call 819-566-2182 (toll free 1-877-566-2182). You can also request documentation from Townshippers’ Executive Director, Rachel Hunting, at [email protected]

*Please write McGill Bursary Application Request in your email subject line

Step 2

Complete Form 1, Student Information yourself and provide a copy of Form 2, Community Involvement Reference to the two people who will be acting as your references for this bursary application.

*Please follow the instructions for Form 2 carefully and ensure that your references are mailed directly to Townshippers’ Association in a signed, sealed envelope.

Step 3

Make an appointment with our Health and Social Services Special Projects Coordinator to review your completed Form 1 and double-check all of your accompanying documents before signing your bursary application and submitting it to the community network.

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