GGC-Québec Council Scholarship

GGC-Québec Council offers scholarships of $1,000 for a complete year of post-secondary education. These yearly scholarships are awarded to versatile individuals who are registered Québec Member of Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada. Its objective is to encourage further education/training at a recognized post-secondary institution such as CEGEP, technical/vocational school or university.

Who can apply?
Any registered Québec Member of Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada who is entering or pursuing post-secondary education (in any field of study) on a full-time basis. Former Guiders are not eligible to apply. This scholarship is based on your active Guiding and community involvement.

Application deadline: June 1 of each year

Application form




  1. Application for this scholarship submitted on or before the first of June is conditional on acceptance as a full-time student at a CEGEP, technical/vocational school or university.  The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the recipient as soon as GGC-Québec Council has received proof that the recipient is, in fact, a full-time student attending the institution indicated on her application.
  2. Completed applications must be received at the GGC-Québec Council Office by the first day of June. (Please allow sufficient time for the application to arrive by that date.)
  3. A person cannot receive both a Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada Scholarship and a GGC-Québec Council Scholarship in the same year. Recipients of either the GGC-Québec Council Scholarship or the previously-offered Fondation Marc Bourgie Scholarship may not apply again.  Registered Members who previously applied but did not receive a scholarship are encouraged to re-apply.
  4. The recipient is to continue her active involvement in Guiding for a minimum of one year after receipt of the scholarship.
  5. The scholarship recipient’s name will be published in the provincial newsletter.
  6. The scholarship recipient will be invited to sit on the following year’s Scholarship Selection Committee – this is not mandatory.

Candidates will be evaluated in six categories for a total of 60 points as follows:

  • Guiding History (state all accomplishments)  ……  5
  • What role has Guiding played in your life?  ……  12
  • Service/volunteer involvement (inside and outside Guiding) including employment positions held ……  15
  • Additional interests and activities outside Guiding ……  7
  • Two letters of recommendation – one from a Member of Guiding, one from outside Guiding ……  16
  • Marks  ……  5

2019 Recipients

Congratulations to Stefanie Nolet, who is pursuing her studies in Pharmacology and Therapeutics at McGill University.

Congratulations to Daphne Sauvé, who is pursuing her studies in English Literature at Concordia University.

Learn more about National Scholarships offered to both girl and adult members.


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