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Quebec Women Enrolled In These University Programs Can Get Up To $12K In Scholarship Money

There are also new scholarships for female CEGEP students studying IT.
Quebec Women Enrolled In These University Programs Can Get Up To $12K In Scholarship Money

Quebec announced new scholarships for women studying tech, as an effort to attract and retain women in fields where they are typically underrepresented, according to a news release from the Office of the Minister of Higher Education. 

All women enrolled in a full-time university program in computer science, computer engineering and construction, and electrical, electronic and communications engineering will be eligible for a $3,000 scholarship each year for up to four years — by the end of their studies, this would total $12,000.

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For CEGEPs, women enrolled in information technology (IT) programs who have completed two full-time semesters and are registered for a third semester will be awarded a scholarship of $3,000.

A second $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to new graduates of information technology CEGEP programs.

The eligible CEGEP programs for the new scholarships are:

  • Computer systems technology

  • Industrial electronics technology

  • Engineering physics technology

  • Computer science technology

  • Electronics technology and science

  • Computer science and mathematics

The new scholarship programs are set to stay in effect until the 2024-2025 school year.