Scholarships and Financial Assistance

Program-Specific Scholarships

Several programs offer scholarships to new students. 

  • Perspective Québec Scholarships

    These scholarships are $1,500 per semester, for 6 semesters, which represents a total of $9,000 for the entire duration of the studies. The following programs are eligible: 

    • Nursing  
    • Special Education  
    • Early Childhood Education  
    • Computer Science 
    • Forestry Technology 

    For more details

    Scholarships to Support Student Retention and Success

    These scholarships are awarded upon successful completion of the final internship. All students are eligible, including international students, whether or not they are permanent residents. 

    •  Social Work ($2,200) 
    • Special Education ($2,300) 
    • Early Childhood Education ($2,300) 
    • Nursing ($2,500) 

    For more details

    Information Technology Scholarships

    For women in the Computer Science program, a $3,000 scholarship is awarded after the first year of full-time study (September 20 of the third semester) and a $3,000 scholarship is awarded following graduation. For men in this program, a $3,000 scholarship is awarded following graduation. 

    Criteria: For all future students of Canadian nationality who follow the training in presence or by distance learning. 

Any Questions About Program-Specific Scholarships?

Foundation Scholarships

The Cornélius-Brotherton Foundation of the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles offers scholarships to high school graduates and to the Cégep and ÉPAQ student community in order to encourage the pursuit of college studies and the obtaining of a degree. 

Click Here for More Information on the Foundation’s Scholarships  

Other Scholarships 

There are dozens of scholarships available for students at the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles. Click here to view the Directory of Different Scholarships.  

Financial Assistance

Government of Québec’s Loans and Bursaries Program 

The Government of Québec’s loans and bursaries program allows Quebec students with insufficient financial resources to pursue full-time vocational training, college or university studies.  

Interested in Applying for Student Financial Assistance? Go to

To complete a financial assistance application, you will need the institution and program codes specific to the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles.

Student Financial Assistance Service (Québec Office): 1-877-643-3750  

Need Help? 

The Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles has a Student Financial Assistance Office to serve its student clientele on all its campuses. The person in charge is Germain Thibault. He can inform you about the following and help you with: 

  • The process of applying for financial assistance; 
  • The simulation of calculations; 
  • The eligibility requirements; 
  • The allowable expenses (monthly or one-time); 
  • The student categories; 
  • The refunds; 
  • The debt forgiveness; 
  • The recourse rights; 
  • Etc.  

If You Have Any Questions or Would Like to Make an Appointment:

Student Financial Assistance Office invites you to follow its two communities available on Omnivox: