Desjardins Foundation scholarships

offer financial support to students who stand out from the crowd


Montreal, January 15, 2018 - Students across Quebec and Ontario, who are Desjardins members, are invited to apply now for Desjardins Foundation scholarships. The scholarships range from $1,000 to $10,000 and are offered to students from all post-secondary, occupational training and post-graduate programs. The call for applications ends on February 19. 

"We want to recognize the perseverance and involvement of young people who work hard to succeed. Our scholarship recipients are often young people who have gone back to school, who spend time volunteering or who must overcome significant challenges in their schooling. These are the young people we want to help and encourage to persevere," said Nancy Lee, Manager of the Desjardins Foundation. 

Every year, the Desjardins Foundation help hundreds of exceptional students achieve their goals. By pursuing their studies, these young people are given the opportunity to contribute to moving our society forward. Whether it's because of their perseverance in school or their involvement in their community, the Desjardins Foundation helps extraordinary young people every year! 

To learn more about the Desjardins Foundation scholarships or to apply, visit

About the Desjardins Foundation

Founded in 1970, the Desjardins Foundation is a charitable organization that contributes to young people's academic success by awarding prizes and scholarships, and through its involvement with partner organizations. In 2017, they donated nearly $2.1 million in Quebec and Ontario, reaching more than 130,000 young people through their various programs. Desjardins Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Desjardins Group, Canada's leading financial cooperative group. The Foundation helps enrich the lives of individuals and communities by promoting education.

Contact Us

  • Alix Marcoux, Desjardins Foundation
  • 514-281-7171 or 1-800-433-8611
  • fondation.desjardins@desjardins .com

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