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Scholarships and awards

Bourses Fondation

Every year, the Foundation supports about 100 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

Undergraduate scholarships (students registered in one of the recognized bachelor's degree programs or the equivalent)

This scholarship program is intended for students who are registered in one of the 13 universities offering the bachelor’s degree program recognized by the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, AND who have completed at least 30 university credits in this program* while maintaining a grade point average of 2.8/4.3 or higher.

Students must also be involved as volunteers in social and extracurricular activities during their recognized bachelor's degree program to be eligible for this scholarship program.

* 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" scholarships (candidates registered with the Order)

This scholarship program is intended for candidates for the CPA profession registered with the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec who, alone or as a team, 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

Admission Scholarships towards a recognized bachelor’s degree (CEGEP students or applicants who are going back to school)

This scholarship program is intended for students who are in the process of registering for one of the bachelor's degrees recognized by the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec starting in the fall of 2020 AND need financial aid to help them cover the costs involved for their first term of university.

After submitting their application file, students must plan to apply for one of the bachelor’s degrees programs recognized by the Order starting in the fall of 2020 to be eligible for this scholarship program.

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Assistance towards success scholarships (students who have begun the course equivalence process and students who are registered or in the process of registering for the CPA Professional Education Program)

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. 

Students must be registered or in the process of registering for the CPA Professional Education Program, or must have begun the course equivalence process to be eligible for this scholarship program.

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
(recognized bachelor's degree completed or in the process of being completed

OR

Students who DO NOT HAVE a recognized bachelor's degree
(course equivalence) 
Support for academic persistence (secondary school students)

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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Next generation of professors

Ph.D. scholarships (CPAs who are enrolled or plan to enrol in the Ph.D)

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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Excellence

Awards of CFE (candidates for the Canadian Honour Roll)

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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Criteria and conditions that apply to all programs

Selection process and responsibilities of the Foundation

Award committees 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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