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Two students from the Chair have received recognition and scholarships. (May 24, 2017)

Themes: Award
  • The Institutional Scholarship Program of the University of Sherbrooke from which he received $3000 to pursue his research within the master’s in Social Work program at the University of Sherbrooke for 2017-2018;
  • The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) as part of the prestigious Graduate Scholarships Program (Master’s Scholarships) from which  he was awarded a $17 500 scholarship for the current year.

Caroline Pelletier, doctoral student in Gerontology at the University of Sherbrooke, received a $1500 scholarship from Chartwell Villa de l’Estrie and Chartwell Seigneuries (private residences for retired seniors). She will receive the scholarship during an official ceremony at the Research Centre on Aging on June 9, 2017.

During a student symposium on partnership research, Caroline distinguished herself through the excellence of her presentation titled Comprendre les comportements des aînés afin de réajuster une offre de services en matière de lutte contre la maltraitance et l’intimidation : quelques réflexions tirées d’un projet de recherche-action (Understanding Behaviours of Older Adults in Order to Readjust a Provided Service to Counter Mistreatment and Bullying: A Few reflections from an Action-Research Project). She was awarded the second prize of the Donna Mergler and Karen Messing Award, which is a $300 scholarship. The Donna Mergler and Karen Messing Award is presented each year to the three best communications presented at the student symposium.

The Chair’s team would like to express its sincere congratulations to Jordan and Caroline. We wish them all the best in their studies.