The Bank of Canada is pleased to present recipients of its scholarships to support students from a variety of groups: people with disabilities, indigenous peoples, and people who identify as a woman or as a member of a visible minority or racial group. We know that diversity and inclusion are crucial to our success as an influential central bank. A more inclusive economy is a bigger and more prosperous economy. Therefore, the aim of our scholarships is to inspire Canadians from different backgrounds to further their education and consider a career in the field related to the work of the bank.
Here are the winners for 2021-2022:
- Allison LeeBachelor of Business student in Finance at McGill University
- Ashna ZamanBachelor of Finance in Financial Mathematics and Economics from the University of Ottawa
- Bradley Bonnerstudent of Business Administration diploma at St. Lawrence College
- Claudiane Boulangergraduate of the integrated bachelor’s degree in economics and mathematics at Laval University
- Dawson TrimmerBachelor’s degree in Business Administration, a student of accounting at Cape Breton University
- Delilah FisherBachelor of Business Administration from the University of Regina
- Donya Ashnaeistudent of the combined Bachelor of Laws and Master of Economics program at the University of Toronto
- Harlee Melinchukgraduate of a bachelor’s degree in economics with a focus on mathematics at the University of St. František Xaverský
- Kate Waslenhonors Bachelor of Arts with major in Applied Economics (minor in French and Spanish) at Queen’s University
- Kyra Carmichaelholds an honorary bachelor’s degree in economics (minor in mathematics) from the University of Ottawa
- Linnea Dalvia graduate of an honorary bachelor’s degree in economics with a focus on finance from the University of Victoria
- Parsa MahmudBachelor of Economics and Public Policy from the University of Toronto
- Shingai Magumbegraduate in computer science at Algonquin College
- Yilin Renundergraduate student of economics with a background in mathematics and political economy (minors in finance, statistics and machine learning, applied mathematics and East Asian studies) at Princeton University
Notes to editors
- The winners of the bank’s general scholarships in 2021-2022 receive $ 4,000 per year for a maximum of four years. Scholarships are designed to help Canadian students who are disabled, Native, or who are defined as members of a visible minority or racial group, pay tuition at a recognized educational institution. Each scholarship provides support for tuition fees, as well as the opportunity to do an internship at the bank.
- In 2022, the bank expands its post-secondary scholarship program. Starting this year, French-speaking students and those who identify as members of the LGBTQ2S + community will be eligible for this $ 8,000 scholarship. The winner may also be offered a job at the bank and the opportunity to be a mentor to an institution employee.
- Recipients of a master’s degree in economics or finance students must obtain a bachelor’s degree issued by a Canadian university or must begin the last two years of courses leading to that degree and must identify themselves as a woman. In addition to a $ 10,000 scholarship, winners can get a job at a bank and be an mentor to an institution employee.
- To discover all the opportunities available to students, visit our website.