Daniel Lamarre Scholarships in Public Relations and Communication (722200302190)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF ENDOWED FUND

Daniel Lamarre Scholarships

in Public Relations and Communication

INTRODUCTION

As president and CEO of Cirque du Soleil, Daniel Lamarre is responsible for both operational and business-development strategies. He also works to ensure the corporation's financial sustainability and to keep its culture and values intact.

Before joining Guy Laliberté's team in January 2001, Daniel Lamarre served as president and CEO of Groupe TVA for almost four years. He was also on the boards of McDonald's Restaurants of Canada, the Canadian Association of Broadcasters and the Fonds de recherche de l'Institut de cardiologie de Montréal.

From 1984 to 1997, he worked for National, a public-relations firm, first as executive vice-president and principal partner, then as president in 1995. In 1981, he became vice-president and corporate director at Burson-Marsteller. Earlier in his career, he was also director of public relations for Cogeco, as well as director of communications for the Fédération des Caisses Populaires du Centre du Québec.

Before entering the world of communications as a senior manager, Daniel Lamarre worked as a journalist for more than 10 years at the Nouvelliste and at Radio-Canada in Ottawa. He holds a degree in communication from the University of Ottawa.


PURPOSE OF FUND

Provide financial assistance to deserving students in the University of Ottawa's Honours Bachelor's Program in Public Relations and Communication.


SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria:

The applicant must:

1. be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with the protected/refugee status or an international student;

2. be registered as a full-time student in the Bachelor’s Program in Public Relations and Communication at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ottawa;

3. demonstrate academic excellence; and

4. demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities within the community and/or in the management of special projects like the organization of conferences, seminars and other not-for-profit social events.

Value of the Award: Minimum $2,500

Number of Awards: Variable

Frequency of the Award: Annual

Level of the Award: Undergraduate

Application Contact: Financial Aid and Awards Service

Application Deadline: October 31


APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/, and should include the Curriculum Vitae on Online Scholarships and Bursaries.