Foundation and giving

Established as a registered charity in 1999, the Marianopolis Millennium Foundation supports Marianopolis College and its students through scholarships, bursaries and tuition credits. Your donations help the students who rely on financial aid to attend and graduate from the College. Read more in our publication, In Support of Excellence.

  • Donate

    Donate online. You can also make your contribution in any of these ways:

    • by mail, with a cheque payable to the Marianopolis Millennium Foundation
    • via the tuition statement each semester
    • through matching gifts from your employer
    • by payroll deductions
    • through bequests from your insurance trust or estate
    • via stocks and appreciated securities

    For more information, contact Anne Cotignola, 514-931-8792, ext. 209.

  • Establish a scholarship or bursary

    One in five Marianopolis students benefits from financial aid. You can make a lasting contribution by establishing a scholarship or bursary that fosters student excellence. Scholarships are given in recognition of academic achievement, while bursaries also take into consideration financial need. The College offers the following:

    Scholarships (based on merit)

    • Director General’s Merit Scholarship ($2,750): for incoming students in any program with stellar high school grades.
    • Director General’s Student Life Scholarship ($2,750): for incoming students in any program with significant potential to contribute to the quality of student life at the College and who have demonstrated leadership, concern for the welfare of others, involvement in high school activities and volunteering experience.
    • Environmental Scholarship ($2,000): for an incoming student in any program who demonstrates an interest in ecological issues.
    • McQueen Family Social Justice Scholarship ($2,000): for an incoming student in any program who demonstrates leadership in social justice issues.

    Bursaries (based on need)

    • Arts Trips Bursary ($500): for students in any year or program who need financial assistance in order to take part in a College-organized educational trip with an arts component.
    • Bella Rabinovitch Bursary ($500): for a second-year Arts, Literature and Communication or Liberal Arts student who demonstrates resilience in the face of obstacles.
    • Cristina Mucciardi Bursary ($3,000): for a second-year student in any program who needs financial assistance, demonstrates leadership, interest in entrepreneurship, strong work ethic and volunteer experience and plans to make an impact in the larger community.
    • Tom McKendy Liberal Arts Bursary (up to $2,500): for an incoming Liberal Arts student who needs financial assistance.

    For more information, contact Anne Cotignola, 514-931-8792, ext. 209.

  • Board of Directors

    Board of Directors

    Catherine Vourakis ’95, Chair
    Stephen Takacsy ’77, Vice-Chair, parent of Georgia ’14 and Julia ’16
    John Papagiannis ’04, Secretary
    Howard Tafler ’89, Treasurer
    Christian Corno, Marianopolis College Director General
    Françoise Boisvert ’58, Congrégation de Notre-Dame
    Charles Bierbrier ’95
    Lucille Raikes ’86, parent of Emily ’21
    Josh Wisenthal ’01
    Ziggy Zeng ’01