Nearly $450,000 in grants and scholarships for 24 MSc students

October 1, 2012

Master of Science (MSc) in Administration students at HEC Montréal have been awarded close to $450,000 in funding for their theses and supervised projects, for 2012-2013! All in all, 19 grants and scholarships were awarded by granting agencies, in addition to five others from Mitacs-Accelerate. Congratulations to everyone!


Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

$17,500 in grants were awarded to:


Recipient MSc Option
Gabriel Alberola Marketing
Marc-Antoine Baril Finance
Elian Chouaib Finance
Alexandre Ducharme Information Technology
Erik Frenette Applied Economics
Ali Ghali Finance
Mathieu Leclerc Finance
Sara-Maude Melançon Organizational Development
Alexandre Pelletier Organizational Development
Charles Perron-Piché Finance
Louis-Pierre P.-Lepage Applied Economics
Janie Robillard Organizational Development
Renaud St-Cyr Applied Economics
Simon Tremblay Finance


Institut de finance mathématique de Montréal (IFM2)

Scholarships of $15,000 per year, for a maximum of two years, were awarded to five students, all in the Financial Engineering option:


Recipient Length of scholarship
Abdelhakim Chekired 2 years
Vincent Duranceau-Desmarais 2 years
Forough Ensandoust Ghazvini 1 year
Hugo Lamarre 1 year
Antoine Morrissette-Boileau 2 years



The following students (thesis or supervised project track) were each awarded a $15,000 grant for a four-month research internship:


Recipient MSc option Company
Thierry Beaupré-Gateau Management G.R.E.B.E. Inc.
Maude Craig-Duchesne Organizational Development Hydro-Québec
Mahdi Nacer Management Sciences Electrobac
Mathieu Potvin Management Sciences Planora
Romain Rigal Business Intelligence Bristol-Myers Squibb


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