Student Bursaries

 

ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-2021 

Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program

Click on the tab APPLICATION for GUIDES and FORMS 

The deadline for students to submit application forms for CAT1 and CAT 2 Bursaries to community networks is MAY 19, 2020.

The deadline for students to submit application forms for CAT3 Bursary to community networks will be announced later.  

The deadline for students to submit application forms for Targeted Bursary to community networks is JUNE 15, 2020.

Created by Dialogue McGill, the Health and Social Community Leadership Bursary Program is led under the leadership of the English-speaking community networks of selected regions. It is divided in various categories:                                        

Category 1 Bursary 

Intended to provide a financial incentive to students:

  • From selected Quebec regions;
  • Are to provide health and social services in both French and English in a health and social services institution in Quebec;
  • Pursuing full-time college or university studies in the area of health and social services;
  • In a government recognized educational institution located outside their region.

Recipients who are awarded bursaries must commit to work on their home region following the successful completion of their studies for a minimum of one year for each awarded bursary in a public health and social services institution or related organization.

Category 2 Bursary 

Intended to provide a financial incentive to students:

  • From selected Quebec regions
  • Are to provide health and social services in both French and English in a health and social services institution in Quebec;
  • Pursuing full-time college or university studies in the area of health and social services 
  • In a government recognized educational institution located within their region

Recipients who are awarded bursaries must commit to work on their home region following the successful completion of their studies for a minimum of one year for each awarded bursary in a public health and social services institution or related organization.

Category 3 Bursary 

Intended to provide a financial incentive to students:

  • From selected Quebec regions covered by the program;
  • Are to provide health and social services in both French and English in a health and social services institution in Quebec;
  • Pursuing full-time secondary school vocational training in the area of health and social services;
  • In a government recognized educational institution located within their region

Recipients who are awarded bursaries must commit to work on their home region following the successful completion of their studies for a minimum of one year for each awarded bursary in a public health and social services institution or related organization. 

Targeted Bursary 

Intended to provide a financial incentive to students:

  • From Greater Montreal Region;
  • Are to provide health and social services in both French and English in a health and social services institution in Quebec;
  • Pursuing full-time studies in the area of health and social services;
  • In a government recognized educational institution located inside or outside their region

The recipient must commit to working in the catchment area of the community network following completion of studies in a public health and social services institution or related organisation for a minimum of one year per bursary awarded.  


 

Category 1 Bursary 

Category 2 Bursary

Category 3 Bursary

University:  $10,000 per student registered for full-time studies.

Cégep / college:  $5,000 per student registered for full-time studies.

University :  $5,000 per student registered for full-time studies.

Cégep / college:  $2,500 per student registered for full-time studies.

Secondary school vocational training:  $2,000 per student registered for full-time studies

TARGETED BURSARY

Students studying outside the Greater Montreal Region  

Students studying within the Greater Montreal Region

University:  $10,000 per student registered for full-time studies.

Cégep / College:  $5,000 per student registered for full-time studies.

Secondary School Vocational Training:  $2,000 per student registered for full-time studies.

University:  $5,000 per student registered for full-time studies.

Cégep / College:  :  $2,500 per student registered for full-time studies.

Secondary School Vocational Training:  $2,000 per student registered for full-time studies.

Students wishing to apply for the Bursary Program must submit their application forms to the contact person at the participating community network in their region.

See the list of participating community networks and contact persons in :

Category 1 and Category 2 Bursary Application Guide.

Category 3 Bursary Application Guide

Targeted Bursary Application Guide

 

 

 

Eligibility Criteria

The Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program is open to students from selected Quebec regions who:

  1. Are Canadian citizens who have resided in a selected Quebec region for at least 2 years (24 months);
  2. Are permanent residents who have resided in a selected Quebec region for at least 2 years (24 months);
  3. Are to provide health and social services in both French and English in a health and social services institution in Quebec;
  4. Are pursuing studies in a government recognized educational institution located outside their region (category 1 bursary) (targeted bursary)/ in their region (category 2 bursary)(category 3 bursary) (targeted bursary);
  5. Are currently accepted into or pursuing full-time studies (the educational institution that the students are attending considers them as such) in a government recognized health and social services program that permits the students to work professionally in Quebec upon completion of studies;
  6.  Their program of study is preparing them for careers where they will be providing direct care and services;
  7. Are registered full-time for the 2020-2021 academic year;
    Please note that the Bursary Program is not applicable to students:
    • Registered in independent study programs or in programs that do not lead to a degree or diploma;
    • Registered in distance and online training programs.
  8.  Are committed, following completion of studies, to working in their home region in a public health and social services institution or related organization for a minimum of one year, for each bursary awarded;
  9. Agree to participate in any follow-up, monitoring or evaluation of the Program conducted by Dialogue McGill and/or the community network.

 The community network is responsible for ensuring that the students meet the Eligibility Criteria.

Application Forms

Category 1 and Category 2 Bursaries

The 2020-2021 application period is here. Please download the forms you need and fill them out for a complete application. Ensure that you have the latest version of Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat.

YOU CAN GET A FREE COPY OF ADOBE ACROBAT READER FROM THE ADOBE WEBSITEIT IS AVAILABLE FOR WINDOWS, MAC AND ANDROID DEVICES.

Consult the detailed Guide before filling out the application. The deadline for students to submit application forms for Category 1 and Category 2 bursaries to community networks is MAY 19, 2020.

Category 3 Bursaries

The deadline for students to submit application forms for Category 3 Bursaries to community networks will be announced at a later date. 

Targeted  Bursaries

The 2020-2021 application period for Targeted bursaries is here. Please download the forms you need and fill them out for a complete application. Ensure that you have the latest version of Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat.

YOU CAN GET A FREE COPY OF ADOBE ACROBAT READER FROM THE ADOBE WEBSITE. IT IS AVAILABLE FOR WINDOWS, MAC AND ANDROID DEVICES.

Consult the detailed Guide before filling out the application. The deadline for students to submit application forms for Targeted Bursaries to community networks is JUNE 15, 2020.

CATEGORY 1 & CATEGORY 2 BURSARY APPLICATION FORMS

CATEGORY 1 & CATEGORY 2  BURSARY GUIDE

Form 1 - Student Application 

Form 2 - Reference Providers 

Form 3 - Community Network Recommendation

Application Guide 2020-2021

CATEGORY 3 BURSARY APPLICATION FORMS 

CATEGORY 3 BURSARY GUIDE 

Form 1 Student Application 

Form 2 - Reference Providers 

Form 3 - Community Network Recommendation

Student Guide 2019-2020

Community Network Guide 2019-2020

TARGETED  BURSARY APPLICATION FORMS

TARGETED  BURSARY GUIDE 

Form 1 Student Application 

Form 2 - Reference Providers 

Form 3 - Community Network Recommendation

Application Guide

 

 

 

Evaluation Reports

To measure the Bursary Program’s impact and ensure it meets its objective to promote better access to health and social services in their language for Québec’s English-speaking communities, Dialogue McGill mandated researcher Marie-Pierre Gagnon, PH.D, from Université Laval’s Nursing Faculty, to conduct a bi-annual monitoring with bursary recipients and with the community networks which sponsor the Program.

Community Leadership Bursary Program - Annual Evaluation Report (2016-2017)

Community Leadership Bursary Program - Bi-annual Report (Winter 2017)

Community Leadership Bursary Program - Bi-annual Report (Fall 2017)

Community Leadership Bursary Program - Annual Evaluation Report (2015-2016)

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