Requisition Number:  9337
Position Type:  Scholarship
Position Length:  N/A


Remote Work: 
Closing Date:  October 8, 2023 23:59 (EST)

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
The Bank is committed to achieving a workforce that reflects the diversity of our country and is representative and inclusive of all Canadians regardless of race, ethnicity, colour, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, socio-economic background or lived experience. By living our values and prioritizing our actions to enhance equity, diversity and inclusion, the Bank ensures broader discussions, better decisions, and a more engaging workplace. 

We make career growth and professional development a priority. We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and a work environment that supports our diverse workforce.

Let our team know if you need accommodation or support during the recruitment process due to a disability or other reason. We can provide support in multiple ways, from using this site and submitting your application, right through to the interview process. If you are the successful candidate, you can also discuss accommodation needs when you receive your offer.

Contact to discuss how.

We invite you to join an organization where differences are seen as strengths and are recognized, valued and respected. We welcome all candidates to apply and strongly encourage candidates to self-identify if they identify with an Employment Equity designated group (Indigenous Peoples, Persons with Disabilities, Women or Racialized/Visible Minorities). 

Master's Scholarship Award for Women in Economics and Finance


Take a central role

The Bank values the contributions of women in economics and finance and awards scholarships to support women in these specializations. This scholarship award also:

  • promotes the pursuit of graduate studies in Economics and Finance among women at the undergraduate level or those who have completed an undergraduate degree
  • proactively contributes to building a gender-balanced talent pool for the economics and finance professions in central banking


These $10,000 CAD scholarships are awarded to women specializing in economics and finance. In addition to the award, successful candidates may be offered a work opportunity, with mentorship by a Bank employee. They may also be able to attend a learning event at the Bank related to central banking, economics or finance (e.g., lecture, conference, networking event).

Eligibility Criteria

Students in the final two years of an undergraduate program maintaining an average of 70 per cent or higher, or those who have completed an undergraduate degree with an overall average of 70 per cent or higher can apply. To be considered for the scholarship, you must:

  • be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident;
  • Self-identify as a woman.

Note: Women currently enrolled in a Master’s program in Economics or Finance are not eligible to apply.

Application Process

For your application to be considered you must upload the following three MANDATORY documents:

  1. Current curriculum vitae (CV)
  2. In lieu of a cover letter, we ask that you write a personal statement (500 words or less) that includes reflections on: 
    • Your reason(s) for pursuing further education in Economics or Finance; and
    • What you are hoping to gain from this scholarship and work experience
  3. Official or unofficial transcripts of undergraduate academic record to date; OR proof of completion of an undergraduate program with official transcript


Application Deadline and Disbursement of Scholarships

Applications and supporting documents must be received by 23:59 EST on October 8, 2023. The $10,000 CAD is disbursed in a one instalment once the recipient shows proof of registration in a Master’s Program in Economics or Finance at a degree granting institution. 


Additional information

  • English or French essential
  • Security level required: Reliability or Secret

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this scholarship. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  #LI-POST