Monique Lortie-Lussier Scholarship (712220102619)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND
 
NAME OF ENDOWED FUND (OTSS[1])
 

Monique Lortie-Lussier Scholarship
 
INTRODUCTION
The scholarship was established by Monique Lortie-Lussier, a retired professor in the University of Ottawa’s School of Psychology.
 
Ms. Lortie-Lussier received a doctorate in psychology from the Université de Montréal. She is one of the founders of the University of Ottawa’s Women’s Studies program. Her research focused on minorities, the role of women and dreams.         
 
The donor thanks the Government of Ontario, which helped to create this fund through its generous matching contribution.
 
PURPOSE OF FUND
The scholarship is awarded a to full-time University of Ottawa graduate student who has an interest in women’s studies. 
 
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 in a graduate program at the University of Ottawa;
  3. be an Ontario resident, as per OSAP[2] rules;
  4. demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid and Awards Service of the University of Ottawa;
  5. be in excellent academic standing; and
  6. present an approved thesis project in one of the following subjects:
            a)         women and mental health
            b)         women and the workforce
            c)         employment equity
            d)         older women
            e)         women and crime
 
Value of the Award:           Minimum $2,000
Number of Awards:           One
Frequency of the Award: Annual
Level of the Award:           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; and
2.      a letter from the applicant describing his/her thesis project.
 
[1] OTSS: Ontario Trust Student Support
[2] OSAP: Ontario Student Assistance Program