CPA Foundation

The Foundation’s pledge to the CPA profession is to encourage students to stay in school and promote academic excellence.

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Financial assistance • Academic persistence

Choose to help underprivileged youth stay in school and make their way toward the CPA designation.
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Buy, wear and support future CPAs

For every “La McSween” shirt sold online, $15 will be paid to the Foundation, or $10 for all other types of shirts sold.
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“Wine lovers” draw

Help the next generation by participating in the Foundation's draw and earn a chance to win one of 4 fabulous prizes worth a total of $11,000, including 2 cases of fine wine!
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Did you know that...

Since its creation, the Foundation has granted close to $2.3 million in scholarships, awards and grants to nearly 1,500 students across Quebec thanks to the generosity of thousands of CPAs, firms and businesses.

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The Foundation’s recognition program is designed to highlight the cumulative donations paid by its generous donors over the years. Will your name be added to those who are already part of the Philanthropists’ Circle?

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Scholarships – Calls for applications in progress

Ph.D. scholarships

Program intended for CPA members who are enrolled in a Ph.D. program or plan to enrol in one in the next year.

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Undergraduate scholarship

Program for students who are registered in the undergraduate accounting program recognized by the Order, and have completed at least 30 university credits from this program while maintaining a minimum grade point average of 2.8/4.3.

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A word from our scholarship recipients and donors

"There is a saying where I come from that goes: “A fish’s strength is water.” Likewise, the Foundation’s strength is all the generous donors who believe in our ability to excel. This $10,000 scholarship not only gives me more motivation, but also the courage to achieve my goal and provide a better life for my family."

Dirissa Diassana

Université de Sherbrooke, Assistance towards success scholarship

"The CPA designation has opened a lot of doors for me and allowed me to enjoy a really wonderful career. Today, encouraging the pursuit of education and promoting academic excellence is my way of helping others achieve their dreams and ensuring that there is an up-and-coming generation of CPAs."

Roch Leblanc, FCPA, FCA

Donor, Emeritus Philanthropists' Circle, Corporate Director

“The scholarship I received from the Foundation has eased the financial burden of going back to school. The CPA designation will allow me to find or create a job for myself in line with my goals in our wonderful northern Lanaudière region. Your donations have not only helped a student, but also a small family whose future is wide open.”

Pascal Dubuc

ESG UQAM, Assistance towards success scholarship

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Fundraising activities

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