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Montréal - The Autorité des marchés financiers ("AMF") today announced the names of the recipients under its Excellence Program, which is awarding, for the second time, university scholarships through the Education and Good Governance Fund.

The purpose of the Excellence Program is to increase knowledge in all areas associated with the AMF's mission and visibility. Recipients will be offered a six-week paid internship at the AMF in their respective areas of expertise.

Doctoral scholarships ($10,000)

Jacinthe Cloutier, Doctorate in Psychology, University of Québec at Trois-Rivières
Josiane Lise Mabopda Foka, Doctorate in Administration and Social Responsibility Strategies, University of Québec at Montréal
Bako Harinivo Ravaonorohanta, Doctorate in Administration in Accounting Sciences, University of Québec at Montréal

Master's scholarships ($5,000)

Jérôme Paradis, Master of Law student, Laval University
Marie-Annick Laurendeau, Master of Law student, University of Montréal

"Recognizing the excellence and innovation of tomorrow's leaders, the Excellence Program is testimony to the AMF's commitment to supporting the advancement of knowledge in its areas of activity," explained AMF AMF President and Chief Executive Officer Louis Morisset.

Excellence program

For details regarding eligibility criteria, terms and conditions of grants, selection criteria and the application procedure, please consult the Guidelines. An on-line brochure (pdf - 224 KB)This link will open in a new window about the program is also available.

To apply for the program, applicants must fill out the scholarship form (pdf - 114 KB)This link will open in a new window or award of excellence form and return it by e-mail no later than the March 30 or September 30 application deadline.

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

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