This year, FCM is inviting applications from previous winners only. We hope to reconnect with them and continue to support them in their studies.

Recent winners have been sent an invitation to apply. To confirm your eligibility please get in touch with

The deadline is May 17, 2024.

FCM awards the Mayor Andrée Boucher Memorial Scholarship annually to two female or non-binary college or university students deemed to have submitted the best research paper on a topic related to women in politics. The scholarship is named in honour of the late mayor of Quebec City. 

FCM awards scholarships of $4,500.

2023 winners

Undergraduate: Anjana Balachandran, Ottawa, ON, University of Ottawa, Honours, Political Science. Research Paper: Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Examining Gender Inequalities in North American Legislatures and the Impact of Female Legislators on Women's Issues - A Nordic Case Study

Graduate: Ayat Ibrahim, Ottawa ON, University of Ottawa, Master of Arts in International Development and Globalization. Research Paper: Sweden and Achieving Gender Parity


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