The Research Chair in Nursing Care for Older People and their Families offers scholarships and awards to students in the Master’s, PhD and postdoctoral programs in the Faculty of Nursing of the Université de Montréal.
To be eligible for a scholarship or award, the student must be supervised by the Chairholder and the project must focus on older people or their family.
These scholarships are possible thank to the generosity of the donors that financially support the new generations in the field of nursing care for older people and their family:
The quality of care provided to older people is a concern that drives the Sauvageau family. More than twenty years ago, convinced of the contribution of nurses to the well-being of older people, the family chose to support their professional development by creating a scholarship fund dedicated to the Chair’s students whose work focuses on nursing care for older people and their families.
The sustainability and functioning of the Chair also are among their concerns. Thus, the instigator of this fund, Mr. Guy Sauvageau Sr., and members of his family are actively involved in the activities of the Chair as members of its management committee.
Since 2021, the scholarship fund is named after the instigator of the fund, Mr. Guy Sauvageau Sr., and his wife, Mrs. Monique Sauvageau.
The Chair may offer a registration scholarship to support an exceptional candidate from the beginning of his or her doctoral studies, who is supervised by the Chairholder and for whom financial support would be helpful to contribute to his or her preparation. This scholarship is awarded based on criteria approved by the Chair's scientific committee and at the discretion of the Chairholder.
DESJARDINS AWARD FOR THE NEW GENERATION IN NURSING CARE FOR OLDER PEOPLE AND THEIR FAMILY
The Desjardins Award for the New Generation in Nursing Care for Older People and their Family was created as a recognition of The Mouvement Desjardins engagement to the Chair for 15 years. It rewards a student of the Chair for her commitment and contribution to improving care for older people and their families
Chair’s scholarships and award competitions are announced in the News of the Chair’s website and by the Faculty of Nursing.The Chair’s Scientific Committee assesses all candidates.