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Welcome to our website's Youth section

Your projects are important and we know it. Today's dreams are tomorrow's realities, and at Caisse Desjardins de Sainte-Foy, we believe it. Whether it's to pursue your studies, go on a trip, buy a car or take over a business, your caisse is there to help you reach your goals.

Entering the financial world

A skilled team dedicated to our youth clientele awaits you at your caisse. We're specialized to meet your needs and can answer your questions. We understand your reality and we can help in several areas.

  • Tips and strategies for your financial projects (buying a car, studies, travel, credit cards, etc.)
  • Developing a financial plan tailored to your needs
  • Financing
  • Savings and investment
  • Drawing up a budget

Whether you're a student or young worker, get started. Contact our youth team by email, text message or phone, or use our online appointment form - This link will open in a new window..

Personal Finance: I'm in Charge program

Are you between 16 and 25? Do you want to take control of your finances and make sound choices as a consumer, student or worker?

Personal Finance: I'm in Charge® is a made-to-measure program just for you! You'll learn more about things that matter to you, such as:

  • Buying decisions
  • Cellphones
  • Education and work
  • Budgeting
  • 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.

Want to find out more? Just contact one of our regional partners.

Your caisse helps further your academic success

For Caisse Desjardins de Sainte-Foy, education is the engine of sustainable prosperity. That's why it launched a scholarship program for vocational, CEGEP and university students.

Over the last 2 years, $143,000 has been awarded to more than 40 young people to help them to carry out their academic projects. Caisse Desjardins de Sainte-Foy, in cooperation with neighbouring Caisse Desjardins Sillery–Saint-Louis-de-France and Caisse populaire de Cap-Rouge, is proud to support local youth and help them pursue their studies until they graduate.

Caisse Desjardins de Sainte-Foy also contributes to the Desjardins Foundation, which awards $800,000 in scholarships annually.

Scholarship program

The caisse offers a scholarship program to support its student members

Are you enrolled in a vocational, CEGEP or university program at a recognized educational institution this fall? Then this program is for you!

Apply for a chance to win 1 of 30 scholarships, totalling $50,000:

  • 10 scholarships of $1,000 for vocational school and CEGEP students
  • 20 scholarships of $2,000 for university students

The application period runs from March 1 to March 31, 2024. To apply, go to the Desjardins scholarship platform to create your profile.

See the contest rules (in French only)

Desjardins youth offer

Are you between 12 and 17?

See High school students.

Are you a vocational, college or university student?

See Post-secondary students.

Are you a new member of the workforce?

See Young workers.

School caisse

School caisse aims to help young people become independent, responsible and skilled at managing their savings. To help introduce children to sound savings habits at an early age, Caisse Desjardins de Sainte-Foy actively supports this educational service at Cœurs-Vaillants, Campanile, Filteau, Saint-Mathieu, Sainte-Geneviève and Notre-Dame-de-Foy schools.

Your child goes to another school and you'd like to help them learn about saving? For tons of games, videos and exercises they can do at home, go to school caisse.

Useful links

Want information about a specific subject? See the list below and click on the topic that interests you.

  1. Mutual Funds Representative for Desjardins Financial Services Firm Inc.