2016 FCM Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarship Award For Female Students, Canada

2016 FCM Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarship Award For Female Students, Canada

Federation of Canadian Municipalities is awarding memorial scholarships for women students who are enrolled in a Canadian college or university. FCM will award two (2) scholarships, one (1) scholarship to a student at the college /university undergraduate level, and one (1) scholarship at the university graduate level. Each award will be $4,500 and will be presented in the winner’s municipality. The application period is now opened until January 31, 2016.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in all subjects.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate and graduate programme at a Canadian college or university.
Scholarship Provider: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Canada
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada

Eligibility:
-The scholarship is open only to women students who are enrolled in a Canadian college or university
-The student can be in any year of study as an undergraduate or graduate student.
-Applicants should be considering making a contribution to/or entering the political realm.

Scholarship Open for International Students: This memorial scholarship is open only to women students who are enrolled in a Canadian college or university.

Scholarship Description: Since 2006, an FCM scholarship has been presented to a female college or university student deemed to have submitted the best research paper on a topic related to women in politics. In June 2008, the scholarship was renamed the Mayor Andrée Boucher Memorial Scholarship, in honour of the late mayor of Quebec City.

Number of award(s): FCM will award two (2) scholarships, one (1) scholarship to a student at the college /university undergraduate level, and one (1) scholarship at the university graduate level.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Each award will be $4,500 and will be presented in the winner’s municipality.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply:

Applications can be submitted by post or via email.
-In a cover letter, tell us how you have been involved in campus or community activities related to women’s issues.
-Submit a research paper you presented on issues related to women in politics, in any order of government.
-You must demonstrate how your area of study impacts on getting women involved in all orders of government.
-Special consideration will be given if there is a focus on municipal government.
-The research essay must be a minimum of 1,000 words.
-Applications will be kept on file and considered for up to three years, depending on eligibility.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application period is now opened until January 31, 2016.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

 

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