FCM scholarships for young women

FCM scholarships for young women, established to support young women who demonstrate leadership and interest in local government, and to encourage others to get involved in their community. 

Deadline for applications is extended to January 15th.

There are scholarships available for young women in high school, CEGEP, university and college.  More information on both scholarships is provided below.

 Andrée P. Boucher Memorial Scholarship


This $4,500 scholarship is presented to a female college or university student deemed to have submitted the best research paper on a topic related to women in politics.

Two André P. Boucher Scholarships will be awarded.

  • One to a student at the college/university undergraduate level; and
  • One at the university graduate level.

Canadian Women in Municipal Government Scholarship


These $1,000 scholarships are presented to outstanding high school and CEGEP students for their involvement in their school’s leadership team or student council.

Five regional scholarships will be presented across Canada this year, one each for British Columbia, the Prairies and Territories, Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada.


To apply for any of the scholarships or to take a look at the eligibility requirements, visit the FCM website



Cynthia Lacasse
Program Officer, Social and Human Sciences
Chargée de programme, Sciences sociales et humaines

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019