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An HEC Montréal student wins the PMI-Montréal scholarship

January 9, 2024

Marianne Gagné, a final-year student in a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program (Project Management and Marketing mixed option), was awarded one of the 13 PMI-Montréal academic scholarships for 2023-2024.

This academic excellence scholarship, worth $1,000, is awarded to candidates who are members of the Quebec student community, on the basis of an excellent academic record, including the submission of an essay and a demonstrated interest in project management.

The objectives of the PMI-Montréal scholarship program are as follows:

  • Promoting adherence to PMI-Montréal’s values of quality and excellence in project management;
  • Recognition of graduate training of the next generation of students;
  • Fostering academic excellence in project management;
  • Encouraging philanthropy among the 8 universities in its territory that offer graduate training in project management for a minimum of 12 credits.
Marianne Gagné, étudiante au B.A.A de HEC Montréal

“I am very honoured and touched to be a recipient of the PMI-Montréal scholarship and to represent HEC Montréal.I look forward to contributing more to project management and am very grateful for the support I have received. I shall now be able to pursue further studies in project management, either a master’s degree or a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.”

Marianne Gagné


About PMI-Montréal

Since 1977, PMI-Montréal has actively contributed to the development of project management, particularly through its certifications which are among the most recognized in this sector. With nearly 5,200 members, the association is currently one of the largest local chapters of the prestigious PMI global network.

More information about this scholarship

Learn about the specialization in project management [only in French]