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Programs & Services

Student Ambassadors and Peer Support

Are you interested in connecting other Black students at Concordia?

The BPO has a cohort of student ambassadors every year that are made up of undergrad and grad students who have been at Concordia for at least a year and ready to connect with other Black students about their university experiences and knowledge of student life. All our ambassadors are trained in peer support, active listening, campus resources, and anti-discriminatory frameworks. 

Our ambassadors are available for informal chats, campus tours, peer support drop ins, and organize group activities throughout the year. Register with the BPO to stay informed of upcoming activities. 

Mentorship Program

In the Fall and Winter semesters, The Black Perspectives Office offers a guided mentorship program to a small cohort of Black Concordia students. 

OUR FALL PROGRAM IS FULL

SIGN UP HERE TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITING LIST FOR WINTER 2022

For students who are currently looking for mentorship networking you may also register with Concordia Alumni Connect, Concordia’s exclusive mentoring platform. Through the platform students have the opportunity to connect with grads from around the world to exchange career stories, ideas, challenges and strategies for professional growth. There are currently have upwards of 600 alumni mentors on the platform that are available to support your professional development. 

Support & Advocacy

The BPO provides confidential and non-judgmental support to Concordia students who are navigating impacts of systemic racism, have been affected by anti-Black racial violence, and/or have concerns that intersect with racialization. 

If you have experienced or witnessed an incidence of anti-Blackness you may reach out to office for a confidential and non-judgmental consultation. Our team will explain the intervention options, offer culturally relevant support, and provide bridging and advocacy support in engaging other units if necessary. 

Email us at bpo@concordia.ca to share a concern or book a consultation with our office.

 

Learn more about our programs and services

Learn more about our programs and services

If you have questions and would like to learn more about our programs and services, you can connect with Teeanna Munro at teeanna.munro@concordia.ca to book a meeting.

Teeanna Munro is the Project Coordinator for the Black Perspectives Office and her role most directly serves our Black students at Concordia as she leads the BPO’s student programming. 


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Learn more about our support and advocacy

Isabelle St-Louis is the facilitator for the Black Perspectives Office. She provides culturally safe support and advocacy for Black students through confidential and nonjudgmental consultations.

If you’d like to discuss about a situation where you experienced any kind of bias, whether it happened on or off campus and are looking for guidance, you can connect with her at isabelle.stlouis@concordia.ca.


Funding Opportunities

Project Funding

If you have an idea for a project, public lecture, exhibition, workshop or symposium, that highlights Black perspectives and scholarship, the BPO would like to help make your idea come to life. 

The BPO will contribute up to $1500 to the chosen projects and the recipients will work along side our coordinator who will offer guidance around accessing other Concordia resources. We accept applications from students, faculty, staff and community members all across Montreal, however we prioritize projects that will impact Black students, faculty, and staff at Concordia University, as well as Montreal Black communities.

* No application deadline - submissions accepted all year

APPLY TODAY  

Research Fellowships

Do you have or would like to start individual research or working research group that highlights Black perspectives and scholarship?

The BPO offers up to $2500 to the chosen researcher or working groups and the recipients will work along side our coordinator who will offer guidance around accessing other Concordia resources. We accept applications from students, faculty, staff and community members all across Montreal, however we prioritize Black students researchers at Concordia.

* No application deadline - submissions accepted all year

APPLY TODAY

Scholarships

FALL 2021 scholarship applications are now closed. 

Register with the BPO in order to get advance notice of the next round of scholarships and awards from our office. 

For more information on other awards, bursaries, and scholarships available at Concordia, visit the Financial Aid & Awards Office


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