Call for Applications: McGill Health and Social Services Bursary Program
Callingall health and social services students in the Estrie and Montérégie-East; 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 program, which addresses the need for bilingual health professionals, awards bursaries to students from selected Quebec regions, with English and French language skills, who are pursuing full-time studies in the area of health and social services. There are two categories of awards available. Category 1 is for eligible students who are studying at an institution located outside their home region. Bursary amounts are awarded based on students’ level of study with up to $10,000 at the university level and $5,000 for cégep/col- lege and secondary school vocational training. Category 2 is for eligible students who are studying at an institution located within their home region. Up to $5,000 is awarded for University level students and $2,500 for cégep/college and secondary school vocational training. Recipients of the 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. All applications must be received no later than May 20, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Information can be found on Townshippers’ career and employment website, Topportunity. ca. To receive the correct application form and its accompanying guide, contact Townshippers’ Community Information Coordinator, Evelina Smith, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 819-5662182 (toll free 1-877-566-2182).