Scholarships and awards


Every year, the Foundation supports dozens of students from across Quebec by offering over $250,000 in scholarships and awards. Thanks to its various scholarship programs, the Foundation helps underprivileged youth achieve success, encourages social involvement and highlights the excellence of future CPAs.

See the eligibility conditions for the Foundation’s various scholarship programs and find the scholarship that will boost your academic career.

COMMITTED FUTURE CPAs

CEGEP scholarships

This scholarship program is intended for students who are enrolled in the last year of a CEGEP program qualifying for university studies in management (business administration, accounting, or the equivalent) AND plan to apply to one of the undergraduate accounting programs recognized by the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec (the Order) starting in the fall of 2019 or the winter of 2020.

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Undergraduate scholarships

This scholarship program is intended for students who are registered in one of the thirteen universities offering the undergraduate accounting program recognized by the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec (the Order), AND have completed at least 30 university credits from the recognized program while maintaining a minimum grade point average of 2.8/4.3.

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"Outstanding commitment" scholarships

This scholarship program is intended for candidates for the CPA profession registered with the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec (the Order) – alone or as a team – who stand out during the year for their social or community involvement, or show initiative and commitment here or abroad.

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FINANCIAL AID AND ACADEMIC PERSISTENCE

Assistance towards success scholarships

This scholarship program is intended for students who need financial aid to help them cover all costs involved in continuing their studies toward the CPA designation.

To find out all eligibility details and requirements for the Assistance towards success scholarship program, choose the situation that applies to you: 

Students who are REGISTERED or IN THE PROCESS OF REGISTERING FOR THE PEP
(have finished or are in the process of finishing a recognized undergraduate degree program

OR

Students who DO NOT HAVE a recognized undergraduate diploma
(diploma equivalence) 
Support for academic persistence

For this component, the Foundation decided to give to projects run by registered non-profit organizations that work to keep Quebec students in school.

That is why the Foundation signed a partnership agreement with Éducaide, an educational assistance fund for young people from underprivileged backgrounds.

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EXCELLENCE

Award for the top candidates at the Common Final Examination 

This scholarship program is intended for candidates in the CPA profession, registered with the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec and who are ranked on the Canadian Honour Roll at the Common Final Examination. 

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NEXT GENERATION OF PROFESSORS

Ph.D. scholarships

This program is intended for CPAs who are members in good standing of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec (the Order) and are enrolled in a Ph.D. program or plan to enrol in one in the next year.

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CRITERIA AND CONDITIONS THAT APPLY TO ALL PROGRAMS

Selection process and responsibilities of the Foundation

Award committees comprised of 3 to 5 CPAs are responsible for evaluating the scholarship and aid applications received by the Foundation. 

The Foundation is responsible for ensuring compliance with the evaluation criteria, the rules in force and the ethical rules of use for each of the existing scholarship programs. The decisions of the Foundation are final and without appeal. There is no review process.
Changes to the scholarship program rules and scholarship amounts

The Foundation reserves the right to change, without notice, the number and the amount of the scholarships, as well as the rules for each of its scholarship programs in force.

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