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Excellence Program - AMF announces latest university scholarship recipients

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Montréal – The Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF") today announced the latest recipients of university scholarships, which are being awarded for the fourth time, under the Excellence Program of its Education and Good Governance Fund.

The purpose of this program is to help university students better understand the areas associated with the AMF’s mission and enhance AMF visibility. In addition to a scholarship, recipients will be offered a paid internship at the AMF in their respective areas of expertise.

Doctoral scholarships ($10,000)

Frédéric Grotino, Doctorate in Law, University of Montréal
Bruce Lagrange, Doctorate in Accounting, UQAM

Master’s scholarships ($5,000)

Ouamar Rachid Kanté, Master’s in Accounting, UQAM
Mikoua Davidson, Master’s in Accounting, UQAM

“Over the past two years, our program has highlighted the excellence and commitment of 24 scholarship recipients as well as their keen interest in their respective fields of study. The internship at the AMF also helps them broaden their knowledge and acquire professional experience,” explained AMF President and CEO Louis Morisset.

The excellence program
For details regarding eligibility criteria, terms and conditions of grants, selection criteria and the application procedure, please consult the EGGF Guideline. An on-line brochure about the program is also available. To apply for the program, applicants must fill out the scholarship form and return it by e-mail no later than the March 30 or September 30 application deadline.

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

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