University of Quebec at Chicoutimi student awarded a CGA-Quebec scholarship

MONTREAL, April 12 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ordre des comptables généraux accrédités du Québec (CGA-Quebec) awarded a scholarship today to a student enrolled in the bachelor's program at the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi (UQC) during a ceremony for the 2010-2011 Governor General's Awards and other academic honours.

"CGA-Quebec is proud to encourage academic excellence in the accounting field. To that end, every year we award 25 scholarships to university students enrolled in doctoral, master's and bachelor's programs, as well as to college students across Quebec," said Paulette Legault, CEO of CGA-Quebec.

"Annie Maltais, a third-year student in the bachelor of accounting sciences program at the UQC, has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship enabling her to continue her CGA training program. The award includes a $1,200 certificate applicable to the CGA-Canada exams or exam preparation materials, together with a cheque in the amount of $800," added Ms. Legault. The scholarship was presented by Dominique Rivard, CGA, President of CGA-Quebec's Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean chapter.

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CGAs are skilled in a variety of areas, including tax, auditing, management, financial planning, accounting and finance. They are employed in private companies, accounting firms and in the public and parapublic sectors.

About CGA-Quebec
CGA-Quebec has fulfilled its public protection duties for more than 100 years. Its goal is to become the leader of the accounting profession in Quebec by upholding and promoting the values of transparency, respect and integrity. CGA-Quebec has more than 10,500 regular members and students.


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Marlène Casciaro
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Phone: (514) 861-1823, ext. 257

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