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;

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

  2. 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