The Jocelyn-Demers Award was established in 1999 in tribute to Dr. Jocelyn Demers, pediatric hematologist-oncologist and the co-founder of Leucan in 1978. This prize consists of four scholarships totaling $6,000 awarded once a year as part of Leucan’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), to four young people in order to support them in the pursuit of their studies.

  • Two $2,000 scholarships to two deserving students

  • A scholarship of $1,000 awarded to the Jury’s favorite student (Coup de Coeur du jury)

  • A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student with a particular academic background

The deadline for the applications is April 30 2024.

Jocelyn-Demers Award 2024

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Submit a testimonial that presents the academic path taken, while highlighting the difficulties experienced and that you had to overcome, associed with the treatments and/or the after-effects of these treatments. The testimony can be presented in these two ways: A text of a maximum of three (3) pages on 8 ½” x 11″ double-spaced paper using an Arial 10 type font (it can be written in French or English) OR a video of a maximum of 3 minutes, in French or English.