Call for Ap­pli­ca­tions: McGill Health and So­cial Ser­vices Com­mu­nity Lead­er­ship

Bur­sary Pro­gram, Win­ter 2015 Term

Stanstead Journal - - LEN NOXVILLE NEWS - Sher­brooke, Len­noxville

Callingall health and so­cial ser­vices stu­dents; McGill Health and So­cial Ser­vices Com­mu­nity Lead­er­ship Bur­sary Pro­gram ap­pli­ca­tions are now avail­able through Town­ship­pers’ As­so­ci­a­tion. Cre­ated by the McGill Univer­sity Train­ing and Re­ten­tion of Health Pro­fes­sion­als Project, the McGill Health and So­cial Ser­vices Com­mu­nity Lead­er­ship Bur­sary Pro­gram’s Cat­e­gory 1 Bur­sary is in­tended to pro­vide fi­nan­cial in­cen­tive to stu­dents from se­lected Que­bec re­gions with English and French lan­guage skills pur­su­ing full-time stud­ies in the area of health and so­cial ser­vices in a gov­ern­ment rec­og­nized ed­u­ca­tional in­sti­tu­tion lo­cated out­side their re­gion.

Stu­dents who are awarded bur­saries must com­mit to re­turn­ing to a se­lected Que­bec re­gion fol­low­ing the suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of their stud­ies to work for a min­i­mum of one year in a pub­lic health and so­cial ser­vices in­sti­tu­tion or re­lated or­ga­ni­za­tion.

For el­i­gi­bil­ity cri­te­ria and ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact Rachel Hunt­ing, Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor, Town­ship­pers’ As­so­ci­a­tion by email at dg@town­ship­pers.qc.ca.

In­for­ma­tion and ap­pli­ca­tion doc­u­ments will be posted to www.Top­por­tu­nity.ca as they be­come avail­able. Check back of­ten for up­dates.

Town­ship­pers’ As­so­ci­a­tion is a non-profit, non-par­ti­san com­mu­nity or­ga­ni­za­tion fo­cused on pro­mot­ing and sup­port­ing the in­ter­ests of the English-speak­ing mi­nor­ity com­mu­nity of the his­tor­i­cal East­ern Town­ships since 1979. Through a va­ri­ety of ini­tia­tives, Town­ship­pers’ works to strengthen the com­mu­nity and cul­ture of English-speak­ing Town­ship­pers, open doors of op­por­tu­nity for youth and pro­mote ac­cess to health, so­cial and other ser­vices in English. For more on the As­so­ci­a­tion and its ac­tiv­i­ties, con­nect on­line at Town­ship­pers.org or con­tact Town­ship­pers’ head of­fice in Sher­brooke at 100 – 257 Queen St. 819-566-5717 (toll free: 1-866-566-5717) or branch of­fice in Lac-Brome at 3-584 Knowl­ton Rd. 450-242-4421 (toll free: 1-877-242-4421).

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