FCM awards the Mayor Andrée Boucher Memorial Scholarship to two female 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 two (2) scholarships of $4,500: one (1) scholarship to a student at the college/university undergraduate level, and one (1) scholarship at the university graduate level.
Announcing the 2021 winners
Undergrad: Amelia Brown, University of Ottawa (ON), Political Science and Feminist and Gender Studies
Graduate: Monica Whitney-Brown, Dalhousie University (NS), Master of Planning
Amount of Scholarship
FCM will award two (2) scholarships of $4,500. One (1) scholarship will be awarded to a student at the college /university undergraduate level, and one (1) scholarship will be awarded to a student at the university graduate level. Each scholarship will be presented in the recipient's municipality.
The scholarship is open to female Canadian citizens currently enrolled in any year of undergraduate or graduate study at a Canadian college or university.
In a cover letter, tell us:
- how your area of study relates to engaging women in all orders of government.
- how you have contributed to campus or community activities related to women's issues.
Submit a research paper (maximum 1,500 words) on an issue related to women in politics. Special consideration will be given if the research paper focusses on municipal government.
Note that all applications meeting eligibility criteria will be kept on file for future consideration.
Two (2) written academic references are required.
January 15, 2021 (closed)
The next round of applications will open in the fall of 2021. A link to the application form will be posted here.