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1. Scholarships

The deadline date for submission of 2018-2019 academic year undergraduate and graduate scholarship applications is November 30, 2018.

The Board of the McGannon Foundation will consider applicants who meet the following criteria for the 2018-2019 academic year:

The McGannon Foundation awards financial resources on the basis of merit and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age or handicap. The Foundation will use its best efforts to maintain the confidentiality of all applications. For any questions or additional information, please contact Joe Restoule at 403-242-7939 or by email at jrestoule@shaw.ca.


Scholarships Awarded - Class of 2017

Adrian Ng - University of Calgary
Amos Chan - University of Toronto
Rosiane Ferriera - British Columbia Institute of Technology
Brent Vansickle - British Columbia Institute of Technology
Gabriel Crépault-Cauchon - Laval University
Grace Tompkins - St. Frances Xavier University

To view a list of the previous scholarships awarded, please click here.


Where Our Scholars Are Employed

To see what they are doing now, please click here.


2018-2019 Scholarship Applications


Scholarship Testimonials

Hi Joe,

I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to the Board of the McGannon Foundation for selecting me to receive its 2017-2018 Scholarship Award.

Thank you for recognizing my academic, work, and extra-curricular involvement thus far, as well as the board's endorsement and confidence in my future aspirations.

As President of the University of Calgary Risk Management Club, thank you for your continual support of the Risk Management Program.

Adrian Ng




Dear Mr. Restoule,

Thank you very much for the exciting news!! This definitely makes a huge difference in my study and my life.

Again, Thank you very much!

Best Regards,
Hao (Leo) Lu MBA, CIP, CRM
PhD Student
Haskayne School of Business




Mr. Restoule,

Thank you for your email, and thank you for your support in my studies. I am honoured to have been chosen by your prestigious foundation for this scholarship.

Best regards,
Alex Ducatel




Mr. Restoule,

Thank you very much for this generous scholarship! I am looking forward to continuing my studies in actuarial science.

Best wishes,
Jacqueline Mackay




Student Testimonials: Laval University Scholarship Recipients

« En janvier dernier, j’ai appris avec une joie immense que j’étais la bénéficiaire d’une de vos bourses d’études pour la classe 2016. Je ne saurais comment vous remercier justement pour cette aide que vous m’apportez; vous écrire une lettre de remerciement semblait la moindre des choses. Je tiens aussi à souligner la générosité dont vous faites preuve en offrant ces bourses, et ce geste de votre part est inspirant. Je vous suis très reconnaissante de faciliter ma continuation vers une carrière passionnante . »

Merci infiniment,
Ariane Richard




« Je souhaite vous remercier de la généreuse bourse que vous m’avez octroyée en janvier dernier. Je me sens privilégiée d’avoir été sélectionnée à titre de récipiendaire par votre fondation très importante pour les étudiants en gestion de risques. Je vous remercie encore pour votre aide précieuse dans l’atteinte de mes objectifs. »

Cordialement,
Aurélie Poisson