2 scholarships of $2,500 offered by our partners
Call for applications
Applicants must meet the following conditions when they submit their application:
- be registered as a candidate for the practice of the profession with the Quebec CPA Order;
- fill out the scholarship application form online and email their application file to the Foundation by the deadline;
- state that they have never received an “Outstanding commitment” scholarship from the Foundation of Quebec CPAs;
- be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
- fulfill all other criteria deemed relevant by the Foundation.
In the case of a project submitted as a team, all team members must fill out the scholarship application form online and email their curriculum vitae and a proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency. However, one member must email the initiative or project presentation in a single PDF file for the team, .
Evaluation criteria and required documents
Applications are evaluated based on the following 4 criteria. Click on each criterion to know the details.
Write a 400 to 500-word text describing the initiative, project or specific activity (charitable/volunteer) that was carried out during the year (from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020) and had a real impact here or abroad.
Applicants must fill out the following form and include it with their presentation to explain how they meet each of the following indicators:
- accomplishments and impact in society;
- project timeline;
- inspiring leadership and drive;
- honorary mention, award or other recognition received;
- innovative character of the project;
- beneficial effects on the CPA profession.
For a team project, one single presentation (PDF format) will need to be provided to the Foundation.
The Selection committee expects files to be properly written, contain no spelling errors and be neatly formatted.
Applicants may include any other information which they consider relevant (images, videos, documents or relevant articles).
Applicants must include an up-to-date résumé with their application.
Applicants must include proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency in their application file. Applicants born in Quebec may submit a birth certificate issued by the Directeur de l'état civil.
Presentation of scholarships and method of payment
The payment will be made directly to the recipients, i.e. no later than March 31, 2021, once the Board of directors has approved the list of scholarship recipients. A letter will also be sent to recipients.
Please note that the scholarships are taxable.
The payment of scholarships may be subject to other conditions.
Deadline for submitting applications
Applicants are responsible for sending the requested documents to the Foundation by the deadlines.
The duly completed electronic form must be sent to us by no later than 4:00 p.m. on January 14, 2021.
Applicants must email the initiative or project presentation in a single PDF file, which must also include the "Indicators for the Completed Initiative or Project" form, their curriculum vitae and a proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency. The documents must be properly identified.
In the case of a project submitted as a team, all team members must fill out the electronic scholarship application form online and email their curriculum vitae and a proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency. However, one member must email the initiative or project presentation for the team, including the "Indicators for the Completed Initiative or Project", in a single PDF file.
The Foundation must receive your complete application file by no later than 4:00 p.m. on January 21, 2021.
All incomplete or late files will be automatically rejected.
The Foundation will not follow-up on missing, incomplete or late documents.
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.