Yvon Charest Bursaries

Two bursaries of $5,000 for children of iA Financial Group employees


We are back with the 5th and final edition of the Yvon Charest Bursaries, in honour of our former president and CEO, who helped build the prominent, forward-looking company that iA Financial Group has become.



  • February 9 to February 28, 2023

    Submission period

  • March 1 to March 17, 2023

    The committee, made up of employees from Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and Quebec City, will choose 10 submissions (5 per category) from those received. Committee members will not see the employee’s name, the child’s name or where they are from, to guarantee transparency.

  • March 21 to April 4, 2023

    Employees will be asked to vote on the submissions that inspire them the most (their 1st choice and 2nd choice for each category).

  • April 11, 2023

    Announcement of the recipients

Eligibility criteria

  • One submission per child
  • The child’s parent must be a permanent, temporary or contract employee of iA Financial Group or a Career network advisor
  • The employee must be active when the bursary is awarded, if applicable
  • The bursary must be used for the submitted project or dream no later than December 31, 2024.

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