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Over $2 million in scholarships for 54 MSc, PhD and postdoctoral students and alumni

December 15, 2009

The School’s students and alumni did very well in the competitions held by granting agencies for 2009-2010. Overall, 39 students in HEC Montréal MSc and PhD programs and 15 HEC Montréal alumni pursuing graduate, postgraduate and postdoctoral studies in other parts of the world will share over $2 million in funding. They were all selected by independent juries of expert researchers, based on the exceptional quality of their university work focusing on social, economic and cultural issues. The granting agencies* are the SSHRC, NSERC, FQRSC, FQRNT, IFM2 and IRSST.


Postgraduate scholarships

15 PhD students received postgraduate scholarships worth from $20,000 to $50,000 per year, for a period of up to three years, for a total of $1,021,669.


Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships program

Julie Bérubé, Management specialization


SSHRC and FQRSC scholarships

Muhammad Aljukhadar, Marketing specialization


SSHRC scholarships

Paulina Arroyo, Accounting specialization
Sarah Bourque, Logistics and Operations Management specialization
Jean-Mathieu Fallu, Marketing specialization


NSERC scholarships

Valérie Bélanger, Management Sciences specialization
Cédric Okou, Finance specialization


FQRNT scholarships

Fereshteh Mafakheri, Management Sciences specialization
Behnaz Saboonchi, Management Sciences specialization


FQRSC scholarships

Julie Bérubé, Management specialization
Marie-Claude Gaudet, Human Resources Management specialization
Anis Khalil, Finance specialization
Frédéric Moisan, Human Resources Management specialization
Laurence Solar-Pelletier, Human Resources Management specialization
Mathieu Templier, Information Technology specialization


IFM2  scholarships

Diego Amaya, Management Sciences specialization
Cédric Okou, Finance specialization (Jean Turmel award)
Marie-Claude Vachon, Management Sciences specialization


Graduate scholarships

Graduate scholarships of $15,000 to $21,000, worth $543,500 in all, went to 23 students.


SSHRC and FQRSC scholarships

Jonathan Fredette, Information Technology option
Francis Benoit Pelletier, Human Resources Management option
Marie-Pier Petit, Human Resources Management option
Pierre-Marc Tremblay, Applied Financial Economics option


SSHRC scholarships

Andrée-Ève Brochu, Logistics option
Jean-Philippe Cadieux, Finance option
Pierre-Yann Dolbec, Marketing option
Simon Du Tremblay, Finance option
Josyane Fortin, Marketing option
Virginie Hamel, Human Resources Management option
Bruno Gosselin, Management option
Vincent Lefebvre, Marketing option
Andréanne Mathieu, Marketing option
Sébastien Plourde, International Business option
Alexandre Tellier, Marketing option
Laurianne Thuot, Marketing option
Joannie Vallières, Human Resources Management option
William Welsch, Finance option


FQRSC scholarship

Charles Martineau, International Finance option


Industrial Innovation Scholarship (IIS/BMP Innovation)

Pascale Daigle, Management option


IFM2 scholarships

François Comeau-Lapointe, Financial Engineering option
Simon Du Tremblay, Finance option
Lliya Goldverg, Financial Engineering option
Mathieu Robillard, Financial Engineering option

HEC Montréal alumni also receive funding

Fifteen School alumni pursuing graduate and postgraduate studies at other university institutions elsewhere in Canada or abroad have obtained scholarships from granting agencies on the strength of their academic records while they were at HEC Montréal.


Postdoctoral scholarships

The four alumni below received scholarships of $32,000 to $36,000 per year for periods of up to two years, for a total of $234,000.

Charlotte Cloutier (PhD, Management specialization) – SSHRC – Oxford University (England)
Guylaine Landry (PhD, Human Resources Management specialization) – FQRSC – University of Ottawa (Canada)
Alexandra-Joëlle Panaccio (PhD, Human Resources Management specialization) – FQRSC and IRSST – University of Illinois at Chicago (United States)
Viviane Sergi (PhD, Management specialization) – FQRSC – Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)


Postgraduate scholarships

The eight alumni below received scholarships of $20,000 to $35,000 per year for periods of up to three years, for a total of $772,500.

Annie Blanchette (MSc, Marketing option) – FQRSC – University of Exeter (England)
Jacinthe Caron (MSc, International Management option) – FQRSC – Université Laval (Quebec City, Canada)
Sophie Daunais (MSc, Management option) – FQRSC – École Polytechnique (France)
Amélie Guèvremont (MSc, Marketing option) – FQRSC – Concordia University (Montréal, Canada)
Isabelle Lemelin (Graduate Diploma in Management of Cultural Organizations) – FQRSC – Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada)
Yves Plourde (MSc, International Management option) – FQRSC and SSHRC – Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario (Ontario, Canada)
Clarence Simard (MSc, Financial Engineering option) – FQRNT – Université de Montréal (Canada)
Léa Stern (MSc, Finance option) – SSHRC and FQRSC – Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University (United States)


Graduate scholarships

The three alumni below received scholarships of $15,000 to $17,500 per year for periods of up to two years, for a total of $82,500.

Dominique Brabant (BBA) – SSHRC – Queen’s University (Ontario, Canada)
Jeanne Chénard-Soucy (BBA) – SSHRC – University of British Columbia (British Columbia, Canada)
Valérie Laganière (BBA) – SSHRC and FQRSC – ESADE (Spain)

* SSHRC: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
NSERC: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
FQRSC: Fonds québécois de recherche sur la société et la culture
FQRNT: Fonds québécois de recherche sur la nature et les technologies
IFM2: Institut de finance mathématique de Montréal
IRSST: Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et sécurité du travail


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