Student Bursaries

 

ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020 

Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program

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The deadline for students to submit application forms for CAT1 and CAT 2 Bursaries to community networks is MAI 21, 2019.

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

Created by Dialogue McGill and coordinated locally by the community networks the Health and Social Community Leadership Bursary Program is divided into three (3) categories:                                       

Category 1 Bursary 

Intended to provide a financial incentive to students:

  • From selected Quebec regions
  • With appropriate English and French language skills
  • 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.

 Students who are awarded bursaries must commit to working in their home region following the successful completion of their studies to work for a minimum of one year 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
  • With appropriate English and French language skills
  • 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

Students who are awarded bursaries must commit to working in their home region following the successful completion of their studies to work for a minimum of one year 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
  • Possessing an acceptable knowledge of English and French language skills 
  • 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

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

For the 2019-2020 academic year, the budget allocated by Dialogue McGill for the Bursary Program is $220,000:
 

Category 1 Bursary 

Category 2 Bursary

Category 3 Bursary

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

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

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

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

Secondary school vocational training: Up to $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.

 

 

 

 

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. Have appropriate English and French language skills to provide health and social services in a health and services institution in Quebec;
  4. Are pursuing studies in a government recognized educational institution located outside their region (category 1 bursary) / in their region (category 2 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 2019-2020 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

The 2019-2020 bursary 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.

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Consult the detailed Guide before filling out the application. The deadline for students to submit application forms for CAT 1 and CAT 2  Bursaries to community networks is MAI 21, 2019

The deadline for students to submit application forms for CAT 3 Bursaries to community networks will be announced shortly. 

If you face any difficulties filling out the forms or require more information about the community leadership bursary program, send us an email at dialoguemcgill.ihsp [at] mcgill.ca 

Forms and Guides for the 2019-2020 Bursary Program 

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 2019-2020

CATEGORY 3 BURSARY APPLICATION FORMS (Coming soon...)

CATEGORY 3 BURSARY GUIDE ( Coming soon...)

Form 1 Student Application 

Form 2 - Reference Providers 

Form 3 - Community Network Recommendation

Student Guide 2019-2020

Community Network Guide 2019-2020

 

 

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)