Scholarships to become a beneficiary attendant.  Register today!

You’d like to work as a beneficiary attendant (orderly)? Sign up today to take advantage of the new scholarships being offered by the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MSSS)! 

The Montréal West Island Integrated University Health and Social Services Centre (IUHSSC) has 82 scholarships worth $7500 each, to award to candidates who want to become beneficiary attendants (orderlies).  This financial support is available to you during the 870 hours of training that leads to a vocational diploma (DEP) in the Institutional and Home Care Assistance Program (APED). 

This course is offered by several educational institutions in the greater Montréal area, including the Centre de formation professionnelle (CFP) des métiers de la santé. The next group starts on November 4
To take advantage of this scholarship program to become a beneficiary attendant (orderly) and be hired by the Montréal West Island IUHSSC once you complete the program, you must be eligible:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident residing in Québec;
  • Enroll full-time Beneficiary Attendant training program at an educational facility recognized by Québec’s Ministry of Education (MELS); 
  • Commit to starting and completing the training program within the time frame specified by the educational facility;
  • Obtain a confirmation of employment from Montréal West Island IUHSSC.

Your application must include the following documents: 

  • A letter confirming that you have registered with the training program with a designated educational facility;
  • The completed commitment form, available here;
  • A current curriculum vitae;
  • Proof that you are a full-time student.

The application deadline is September 22, 2019.

The application must be submitted by email to Alexandra Michaud:
If you have any questions, please call 514-989-1885, extension 1124.