2019 Scholars

This year, the Foundation awarded 21 scholarships totalling $37,000 to women involved in their communities and have had a difficult life path. They are young and old, mothers too. All are women who show courage and determination. In addition, $6,000 in education incentive slates were awarded to 12 young mothers as part of the partnership with “Mom Goes to School.”

LIST OF SCHOLARSHIPS 2019

Secondary
• Victoriaville, Rehema Cibalonza, age 40, 5 children, general adult education, $ 2000 scholarship;
• Montreal, Maude Théroux, age 22, 1 child, DEP in hairdressing, $ 2000 scholarship;
• Quebec, Améli Alain, age 19, DEP administrative assistant, $ 1500 scholarship;
• Montreal, Yuping Cao, age 32, 2 children, DEP in carpentry and builders’ joinery, $ 2000 scholarship.

Cegep
• Montreal, Alzubra Sheikh, age 19, Health Sciences, $ 3000 Scholarship;
• Épiphanie, Cindy Hébert, age 33, 3 children, technical social work DEC, $ 1500 scholarship;
• Repentigny, Nathalie Locas, age 45, two children, DEC furniture and cabinetmaking technique, $ 1000 scholarship;
• Montreal, Nassima Derfouf, age 42, 3 children, residential real estate brokerage technique, $ 1500 scholarship;
• Montreal, Sabrina Rivière, age 32, 2 children, DEC technical water, $ 1500 scholarship;
• Mont-Joli, Sylvianne Roussel, age 36, 2 children, DEC social work, $ 1500 scholarship;
• Rouyn-Noranda, Lisa-Marie Roy, age 35, DEC Technical Special Education, $ 1500 scholarship.

University
• Terrebonne, Samia Benabess, age 19, bac. in biomedical sciences, $ 1000 scholarship;
• Quebec, Marie-Pier Couette-Lampron, age 27, bac. in teaching, $ 1500 scholarship;
• Terrebonne, Marie-Anne Filion, age 24, bac. in sociology, Madeleine Parent Scholarship $ 2000;
• Saint-Constant, Cassandra Le Breton, age 21, bac. in industrial relations, $ 2000 scholarship;
• Saint-Hubert, Sanna Mansouri, age 23, bac. in French literature, Hélène Pedneault scholarship $ 2000;
• Pierrefonds, Kathy Nodzynski, age 20, Medicine, University of Sherbrooke (Chicoutimi Campus), 3rd FLR Scholarship $ 3000;
• Barraute, Rouyn Noranda, Janie Poirier, age 32, bac. in social work, 5 children, 3rd FLR scholarship $ 2000.

Certificate
• Saguenay, Émilie Bellemarre, age 32, 3 children, certificate in human resources, $ 2000 scholarship;
• Montreal, Susana Navarette Vasquez, age 37, 1 child, second language certificate, $ 2000 scholarship;
• Victoriaville, Fanny Saucier, age 36, marketing certificate, $ 1500 scholarship.