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2019 FCM Mayor Andrée P. Boucher Memorial funding for Women, Canada

Federation of Canadian Municipalities is awarding memorial scholarships for women students who are enrolled in a Canadian college or university. FCM will award two (2) scholarships, one (1) scholarship to a student at the college /university undergraduate level, and one (1) scholarship at the university graduate level. Each award will be $4,500 and will be presented in the winner’s municipality.

FCM scholarship has been presented to a female college or university student deemed to have submitted the best research paper on a topic related to women in politics. In June 2008, the program was renamed the Mayor Andrée Boucher Memorial Scholarship, in honour of the late mayor of Quebec City.

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Description:

  • Application deadline: January 15, 2019
  • Course Level: award is available for pursuing undergraduate and graduate programme at a Canadian college or university.
  • Study Subject: award is awarded in all subjects.
  • Award: Each award will be $4,500 and will be presented in the winner’s municipality.
  • Number of Awards: FCM will award two (2) scholarships, one (1) scholarship to a student at the college /university undergraduate level, and one (1) scholarship at the university graduate level.
  • Nationality: Canadian Students
  • The award can be taken in Canada

Eligibility::

  • Eligible Countries: This memorial scholarship is open only to women students who are enrolled in a Canadian college or university.
  • Entrance Requirements:
    • The grant is open only to women students who are enrolled in a Canadian college or university
    • The student can be in any year of study as an undergraduate or graduate student.
    • Applicants should be considering making a contribution to/or entering the political realm.

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Application Procedure:

Introduction: Applications can be submitted by post or via email.

How to Apply:

  • In a cover letter, tell us how you have been involved in campus or community activities related to women’s issues.
  • Submit a research paper you presented on issues related to women in politics, in any order of government.
  • You must demonstrate how your area of study impacts on getting women involved in all orders of government.
  • Special consideration will be given if there is a focus on municipal government.
  • The research essay must be a minimum of 1,000 words.
  • Applications will be kept on file and considered for up to three years, depending on eligibility.

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