Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is proud to offer awards and scholarships to outstanding women in the field of municipal politics. Our scholarships for women in secondary school, CEGEP and university encourage students in their studies of women in politics, as well as their community involvement.
Canadian Women in Municipal Government Scholarship
Supporting secondary school and CEGEP students
The scholarship is open to female students enrolled in any year of study in secondary school and who are contributing to their school’s leadership team or student council. There are five awards of $1000, each, with one award to be presented in each of the five regions of Canada (British Columbia, The Prairies and Territories, Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada).
Mayor Andrée P. Boucher Memorial Scholarship
Rewarding student research on women in politics
FCM awards the Mayor Andrée Boucher Memorial Scholarship 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.