In 2015, Professionals’ Financial awarded 16 scholarships to students of the Université de Montréal and Université Laval, in the five faculties whose graduates go on to become members of our shareholder organizations: medicine, dentistry, law, pharmacy and architecture.
On November 28, 2015, at the first evening of recognition and excellence of the Faculty of Pharmacy of Université Laval, Professionals’ Financial was recognized as a member of the Faculty’s Circle of Honour in the Partner category.
More than 250 guests attended the ceremony, which was followed by the presentation of scholarships to outstanding students.
During this event, Mr. Arsène Zongo received a $2,000 scholarship from Professionals’ Financial in recognition of his excellent work and to encourage him to continue his pharmaco-epidemiological or clinical research.
In the Faculty of Law, Claudia Létourneau, a graduate student in notarial law, received a $1,500 scholarship for her constant progress towards academic excellence and for her dynamism. Absent during the presentation ceremonies, we met the recipient when she dropped by our Quebec City offices.
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In the Faculty of Pharmacy, a $2,000 scholarship for “Academic excellence and community practice” was awarded to Ms. Geneviève Arruda.
In the Faculty of Medicine of the Université de Montréal, three scholarships of $4,000 each were awarded to clinical research students for their excellent results.
The recipients were Ms. Nadezhda Roumeliotis (specialty: pediatric intensive care), Mr. Quoc Dinh Nguyen (specialty: geriatrics), and Ms. Amélie Thérien (specialty: gastroenterology).
In the School of Architecture, Gabrielle Morin received a $2,000 scholarship in recognition of her academic excellence, her involvement in the Faculty of Urban Planning and in other major bodies such as the Faculty Counsel, as well as her ability to listen to her colleagues.