FOUNDATION BURSARIES

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A limited number of entrance bursaries for the DUC will be available for the 2019–2020 academic year for eligible new students.* Eligible candidates for Master’s-level studies will receive an entrance bursary, and eligible candidates for PhD studies will receive an entrance bursary.

There are also opportunities for paid assistantships (per semester) for qualifying graduate students. Information on assistants can be found under the Policies tab, in the About Us menu.

*To be eligible, students applying to the DUC must have maintained an A-minus average during their previous program of studies, and must be either a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Annie-Coulombe Scholarship

A merit scholarship for graduate studies in theology in French. Established in 2002 by teacher Rita Coulombe-Habel, B.A. Ph., M.Ed.,
in memory of her daughter (1960–2002), through an annual donation.

Catherine of Siena Fund

Amounts earmarked for bursaries or activities in theology on the theme of Church reform or the role of women in the Church.
Instituted by Élisabeth J. Lacelle, PhD,
the first Franco-Ontarian woman to become a theologian, in 1967.

Claude Plante Bursary

Support for higher studies in philosophy.
Established in 2012 by Claude Plante through an annual donation.

Élisabeth-Moreau Bursary

Financial support for pastoral studies.
Instituted in 2003 by Pastoral Institute graduate Marie-Louise Moreau,
in memory of her sister.

Élizabeth-Bruyère Bursaries

Financial support for studies in philosophy and theology.
Established by the Sisters of Charity of Ottawa,
in memory of their founder (1818–1876).

Esther-Blondin Bursaries

Financial support for philosophy, theology and pastoral studies.
Established by the Sisters of Saint Anne of Quebec,
in memory of their founder (Mother Marie Anne, 1809–1890).

Eulalie-Durocher Bursary

Financial support for pastoral studies.
Established by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary.

Georges-Henri-Lévesque Bursary

Financial support for philosophy
from the Imperial Tobacco Canada Foundation.

Jean-Baptiste de La Salle Bursaries

Financial support for philosophy, theology and pastoral studies.
Established by the Brothers of the Christian Schools.
The scholarships honour the memory of
the order’s founder (1651–1719), who was canonized in 1900 and
named the patron of Christian educators by the Pope in 1950.

Marcellin-Champagnat Bursaries

Financial support for theology, pastoral studies and philosphy.
Established by the Marist Brothers
in memory of their founder (1789-1840).

Marie-Léonie Bursary

Support for theology.
Instituted by the Little Sisters of the Holy Family,
in memory of their founder, Élodie Paradis (1840–1912).

Marthe-Gagnon-Doré Bursary

Support for philosophy.
Instituted in memory of teacher Marthe Gagnon-Doré (1923–1999),
the mother of Paule Doré,
who was an executive with CGI between 1990 and 2006.

Pallas Athena Bursary

Support for a bachelor in philosopy or
special studies in greek philosophy.
Established in 2002 by James M.P. Lowry, Ph.D.,
president, founder of Pallas Athena Investment Counsel and
teacher at the Dominican University College.
Pallas Athena evokes the goddess of wisdom and the school teachers.

Saint Dominique Bursary

Financial support for theology.
Instituted by Martin Lavoie, O.P. in 2002 .

Yvan and Diane Desrochers Bursary

Financial support for theology.
Instituted by Yvan A. Desrochers in 2014 through an annual donation.

J.A. DeSève Bursaries

Financial support for pastoral studies .
These bursaries were instituted in 2015
by Fondation J.A. DeSève thanks to annual donations,
but the foundation has provided ongoing support since 2002.