Desgagné-Soden Family Scholarship (OTSS) (722220102185)
TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND
NAME OF ENDOWMENT FUND (OTSS)
Jean Desgagné is a corporate director, adviser and leader. He has deep C-suite and board experience in change and transformational leadership, risk management, innovation, platforms, technology, operations, finance, and data and analytics — with a focus on managing for tomorrow — in large multinational financial institutions, exchanges and market infrastructure. He leads change by building, fixing and growing future-focused businesses and organizations. He has been a senior executive and board member for regulated financial companies, government agencies, industry associations, universities and not-for-profit organizations, as well as an adviser to several startups and CEO of one.
Mr. Desgagné is a chartered professional accountant. He currently serves on the boards of CAA Club Group, CAA Insurance, Echelon Insurance, CPA Ontario and the Ontario Internal Audit Committee — IT Sector, and has been active in a number of community organizations. He chairs the Dean’s Advisory Council for the University of Ottawa (Toronto) and has received the Trudeau Medal (Telfer School of Management), the Alumni Award for Commitment to the University of Ottawa and the Queen’s Jubilee Medal.
The donor thanks the Government of Ontario, which helped create this fund through its generous matching contributions.
PURPOSE OF FUND
To provide financial assistance to third- or fourth-year female students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce (Finance option) program at the Telfer School of Management who demonstrate financial need.
The applicant must:
- be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or a person with protected/refugee status;
- be a third- or fourth-year female student enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce (Finance option) program at the Telfer School of Management;
- be an Ontario resident, as per OSAP rules;
- demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid and Awards Service of the University of Ottawa.
Value of the Award: Minimum $4,000
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
Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through the uoZone portal, and should include:
- the Financial Questionnaire; and
- the Curriculum Vitae on Online Scholarships.