Marcel Pronovost Scholarship (722200102644)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ANNUAL FUND

NAME OF ANNUAL FUND

MARCEL PRONOVOST SCHOLARSHIP

INTRODUCTION

Marcel Pronovost is from Shawinigan, Quebec. He holds a master’s degree in political science from the University of Ottawa. He has spent his entire career working in the field of communications within the federal government. Now retired, he is interested in history and in heritage preservation. He is a published author whose two historical novels tell the stories of 17th century French-Canadian fur traders and their families, and he has also given lectures on fur trading in New France. As the founder of two folk dance troupes, he is very involved in folk arts: he is a past-president of the Ottawa Folk Arts Council and of the Ontario Folk Arts Council, and his volunteerism has been recognized by the Ontario government. His love of the French language has motivated him to help young people pursue their studies in French at the University of Ottawa, his alma mater.

PURPOSE OF FUND

Offer a scholarship to a deserving student in a political science program at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ottawa.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

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

2. be registered as a full-time student to the 3rd or 4th year of an undergraduate program in political science OR to a graduate program in political science at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Ottawa;

3. take a minimum of 3 courses (15 credits) / semester in French (undergraduate) OR be registered to a program in French (graduate);

4. come from the Mauricie region in Quebec;

5. demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid and Awards Service of the University of Ottawa; and

6. have a CGPA of at least 7.0 (undergraduate) OR be in good academic standing (graduate).

Value of the award: $1,000

Number of awards: 1

Frequency of the award: Annual

Level or program of study: Undergraduate and graduate

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:

1. the Financial Questionnaire;

2. a copy of the applicant’s high school or Cegep transcript; and

3. a non-official copy of the applicant’s university transcript.