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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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« Cheers to the next generation »

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Financial assistance • Academic persistence

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Did you know that...

Since its creation, the Foundation has granted more than $2.5 million in scholarships, awards and grants to nearly 1,700 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

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.

Students who are following the course equivalence process are invited to read the call for applications to find out if they are eligible for this scholarship program.

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Outstanding commitment

Program intended for candidates for the CPA profession registered with the Order who, alone or as a team, stand out during the year for their social or community involvement, or have showed initiative and commitment here or abroad.

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Assistance towards success scholarships

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

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Admission Scholarships towards a recognized bachelor’s degree

This scholarship program is intended for students who are in the process of registering for one of the bachelor's degrees recognized by the Order AND need financial aid to help them cover the costs involved for their first term of university.
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A word from our scholarship recipients

Laurence Chassé

Candidate for the CPA profession
“Outstanding Commitment” scholarship

Creating a better world is also a part of the CPA profession!


« Just knowing that the Foundation recognizes my involvement in less fortunate communities is extremely moving. Receiving this scholarship a few weeks before I begin preparing for the CFE encourages me to keep working toward my designation. Thank you to the donors for encouraging CPAs and future CPAs to give their time to creating a better world. »

Erica Pimentel, MBA, LLM, CPA, CA

Concordia University –John Molson School of Business 
Ph.D. scholarship

Highlight the diversified skills of the CPA designation

 

« As someone who was both a practitioner and was involved in CPA education prior to beginning my Ph.D., the decision to go back to school full-time was not an easy one. However, this scholarship has been a tremendous source of encouragement. Awards like this one recognize the value that CPAs bring to both the classroom and to scholarly research, and will motivate other CPAs to make the leap to academia. »

Yann Willy Tietcheu

École des sciences de la gestion de l'Université du Québec à Montréal
Assistance towards success scholarship

Your donations give us hope!

« Thank you to the generous donors who invested in my future and helped lower the permanent stress I felt because of my precarious financial situation. Rest assured that I will do my best to achieve my academic and professional goals. I hope that one day I will be able to follow in your footsteps and become a source of support and guidance for others who have the same hopes that I have. »

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