Education and Good Governance Fund (EGGF) - AMF strengthens its Excellence scholarship program


Montréal - The Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF") recently made changes to its Excellence scholarship program under the Education and Good Governance Fund (EGGF). This program aims to encourage master level and doctorate students in Québec universities to continue their studies and research, and strive to become future contributors to the development of Québec's financial sector.

In a spirit of promoting excellence, the following changes have been made to the program:

  • Scholarships at the master level are increased to $8,000 and those at the doctoral level to $20,000;
  • The eligibility and selection criteria have also been refined, notably by increasing the minimum cumulative grade point average;
  • Only candidates whose field of research is related to the AMF's mission will be considered.

"The AMF is proud to recognize the excellence of today's students. This program supports the development of knowledge related to our areas of activity and encourages students to contribute to the development of Québec's financial sector," said Louis Morisset, President and CEO of the AMF.

The deadlines to submit an application to the Excellence scholarship program are now October 15 and April 15. The AMF also encourages you to read the new Guide for submitting a scholarship application (pdf - 471 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on September 18, 2015Excellence scholarship program guide for submitting a scholarship application, which describes the program, the eligibility requirements, the selection criteria, how to submit a scholarship application as well as the decision-making process.

To request information about the program or submit an application, please contact the EGGF.

The Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF") is the regulatory and oversight body for Québec's financial sector.

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