Desjardins Foundation scholarships

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2021 eligibility for Desjardins Foundation scholarships

  • Be a Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status
  • Have primary residence in Canada
  • Be a member of a Desjardins caisse in Quebec or of the Desjardins Ontario Credit Union at the time you apply and at the time you receive your scholarship
  • Be enrolled in part-time or full-time vocational training or a college/CEGEP or university (undergrad, master’s or doctoral) program at a recognized educational institution for the fall 2021 semester (under certain conditions)
  • Be 30 years of age or younger on December 31, 2021
  • Be 40 years of age or younger on December 31, 2021 (applies only to scholarships for adults going back to school to change careers)
  • Not have received a multi-year scholarship from the Desjardins Foundation already covering the fall 2021 semester
  • Not have received a Desjardins Foundation scholarship for a university doctoral degree program

See the scholarship rules (PDF, 138 KB) – This link will open in a new window

Amount awarded

  • Vocational training
    or college/CEGEP

    $1,000 scholarships

  • UniversityBachelor’s degree program

    $1,500 scholarships

  • UniversityMaster’s degree program

    $3,000 scholarships

  • UniversityDoctoral degree program

    $5,000 scholarships

Important dates


March 1 to 31

Call for applications


April and May

Processing of applications



Announcement of Desjardins Foundation scholarship recipients


September and October

Awarding of the Desjardins Foundation scholarships

Don’t meet the Desjardins Foundation eligibility criteria?

No worries. Once you’ve filled out and submitted your form, you’ll have access to several scholarships. Your application will be automatically forwarded to the scholarship programs you’re eligible for. This means more chances for you to get a scholarship!

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