Call for Applications: McGill Health and Social Services Bursary Program

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Call for Applications: McGill Health and Social Services Bursary Program

SHERBROOKE, October 1, 2019 – Calling all health and social services students at vocational training centres in the Estrie, Brome-Missisquoi, or Haute-Yamaska region; applications for the McGill Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program 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 health professionals with English and French language skills, awards bursaries to bilingual students from selected Quebec regions, who are pursuing full-time studies in the health and social services fields.

Bursaries in the following category are available at this time:

Category 3 is for eligible students who are studying at an institution located within their home region. Up to $2,000 is awarded to students pursuing secondary school vocational training.

Recipients of the bursaries must commit to return 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 November 8, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Please contact Michelle Lepitre at [email protected] if you are from the Estrie region or Maggie Severs at [email protected] if you are from Brome-Missisquoi or Haute Yamaska to access the current forms.

About Townshippers’ Association

Townshippers’ Association is a non-profit, non-partisan community organization that has been serving the English-speaking community of the historical Eastern Townships, since 1979. For more on the Association and its activities, connect online at or contact Townshippers’ in Sherbrooke at 100 – 257 Queen St. 819-566-5717, toll free: 1-866-566-5717 or in Lac-Brome at 3-584 Knowlton Rd. 450-242-4421, toll free: 1-877-242-4421.


Holly McMillan
Administrative Officer, Communications & Grants
819-566-5717 (toll free 1-866-566-5717) [email protected]


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