Student Bursaries

 

Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program 

Academic Year 2021-2022

The 2021-2022 Call for Applications is now open.

Deadline for students to submit application forms to community networks is May 14, 2021.

Created in 2011 by Dialogue McGill, the Health and Social Community Leadership Bursary Program is administrated regionally by Quebec English-speaking community networks.

The Bursary Program provides financial support to students:

  • From Quebec regions;
  • Who are able 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 or secondary school vocational training in the area of health and social services;
  • In a government recognized educational institution
    • located outside their region: Category 1 bursary
    • located within their region: Category 2 bursary

 

Return-for-service Bursary

Following completion of their studies, recipients must work in a public health and social services institution or related organization in their home region or catchment territory of their sponsoring community network for a minimum of one year each bursary awarded.

Category 1 - Bursary Amounts - Academic Year 2021-2022

University 

Cégep/college

$10,000

$5000

Category 2 - Bursary Amounts- Academic Year 2021-2022 

University

Cégep/College

Vocational Training *

$5000

$2500

$2000
*To accommodate the multiple starting dates of vocational training programs in Quebec, vocational training bursaries are offered throughout the academic year. Students may apply for these bursaries at any time. Community Networks may submit applications from students from vocational training programs at any time.

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 :

Bursary Guide

or

Bursary Student Application Guide

 

 

 

Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program 

Academic Year 2021-2022

The Bursary Program is open to full-time students from Quebec regions* who:

  • Are Canadian citizens (or permanent residents) who have resided in their Quebec home region for at least 2 years (24 months)
  • Have the appropriate English and French language skills to provide health and social services in a health and social services institution in Quebec.
  • Are pursuing studies in a government recognized educational institution located INSIDE or OUTSIDE their home region.
  • Are currently accepted into or pursuing full-time studies in a government recognized health and social services program that permits the students to work professionally in Quebec upon completion of studies; this program of study must prepare them for careers where they will be providing direct care and service; the list of Eligible Programs of Study in Health and Social Services is available in the Bursary Guide or Bursary Student Application Guide.
  • Are registered full-time during the 2021-2022 Academic Year.
  • Are committed, following completion of studies, to working in their home region, or catchment area of the sponsoring community network, in a public health and social services institution or related organization for a minimum of one year per bursary awarded.
  • Agree to participate in any follow-up, monitoring or evaluation of the Program conducted by Dialogue McGill and / or the community network.

Please note that the Bursary Program is not available to students registered in independent study programs, programs that do not lead to a degree or diploma, nor to students registered in distance or online training programs.

* The Health and Community Leadership Bursaries are available to students whose primary residence is in one of the following Quebec regions:

Region 01 Bas-Saint-Laurent
Region 02 Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean
Region 03 Capitale-Nationale
Region 04 Mauricie-et-Centre-du-Québec
Region 05 Estrie
Region 06 Montréal
Region 07 Outaouais
Region 08 Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Region 09 Côte-Nord
Region 10 Nord-du-Québec
Region 11 Gaspésie-Iles-de-la-Madeleine
Region 12 Chaudière-Appalaches
Region 13 Laval
Region 14 Lanaudière
Region 15 Laurentides
Region 16 Montérégie 

Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program

Academic Year 2021-2022

Application Guides and Forms 

The 2021-2022 application period is here. Please download the forms you need and fill them out. 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 Student Applicaton Guide before filling out the application. 

The deadline for students to submit application forms their spondoring community networks is May 14, 2021.

Bursary Guides 

Bursary Forms 

Bursary Student Application Guide 2021-2022 

Bursary Guide 

 

Form 1 - Student Application 

Form 2 - Community Reference 

Form 3 - Community Network Recommendation 

 

 

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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