The application period is now open!
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 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.
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 students who identify as women or non-binary and are Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada, 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.
Two (2) written academic references are required.
You have until April 3rd, 2023 to submit your application.
Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted.
If you have a question that is not covered in the application form, you may contact email@example.com
Undergrad: Amelia Brown, University of Ottawa (ON), Political Science and Feminist and Gender Studies
Graduate: Monica Whitney-Brown, Dalhousie University (NS), Master of Planning