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Youth

Scholarship program – $40,000 in scholarships available

Young people between the ages 16 and 25 can win one of 20 scholarships of $2,000. To participate, make an appointment with an advisor by calling 819-293-8570.

See the rules (in French only, PDF, 272 KB) - This link will open in a new window..

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Scholarship program

Young people from 16 to 25 years can win 1 of 40 scholarships totalling $40,000.

See the rules (in French only, PDF, 272 KB) - This link will open in a new window..

Personal Finance: I'm in Charge

Financial education program

Are you between 16 and 25? Want to take charge of your finances and make sound decisions as a consumer, student or worker?

Personal Finance: I'm in ChargeTM is just what you're looking for. You'll learn more about things that matter to you, such as:

  • consumer choices
  • cellphones
  • education and work
  • budgets
  • financial services

Thanks to the collaboration of your caisse, free 2-hour group workshops are offered by community partners or educational institutions of the region.

We take a dynamic approach that gets you involved. You'll interact through a variety of hands-on activities and exercises.

To learn more, go to the Carrefour jeunesse-emploi du comté de Nicolet-Yamaska et de la MRC de Bécancour site (in French only) - This link will open in a new window. or call 819-293-2592.

School caisses: Good savings habits start young

To help introduce children to sound savings habits at an early age, Caisse Desjardins de Nicolet actively supports the school caisse program in local schools. A wide variety of content and games for kids and their parents are available on the School caisse site (in French only).

Desjardins Foundation scholarships: Supporting young people in their projects

The Caisse supports young people in their studies by making an annual donation to Desjardins Foundation, which awards over $700,000 in student scholarships. See Desjardins Foundation.

Young Intern Officer Program: Making room for the next generation

The Caisse has been part of the Young Intern Officer Program since 2006. The program provides 2 young officers with the opportunity to gain valuable experience and sit on the Board of Directors and the Board of Supervision.

See Young Intern Officer Program.

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