Applications are now open!

FCM awards the Mayor Andrée Boucher Memorial Scholarship annually 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.

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.

Qualifications

The scholarship is open to female Canadian citizens currently enrolled in any year of undergraduate or graduate study at a Canadian college or university.

Submissions

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.

References

Two (2) written academic references are required.

Deadline

You have until January 21, 2022 to submit your application.

Application form.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

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

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