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Requisition Number:  8806
Position Type:  Scholarship
Position Length: 


Remote Work: 
Closing Date:  May 31, 2023 23:59 EST

Diversity and Inclusion
We strive to make our policies, programs and workplace more inclusive, respectful and barrier-free. We encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples, veterans, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.

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.

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Scholarship Award for Post-Secondary Students

Take a central role

The Bank of Canada has a vision to be a leading central bank—dynamic, engaged and trusted—committed to a better Canada. No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very center of Canada’s economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. You will be challenged, energized and motivated to excel in our environment. 

Building on the principles that have always guided us – excellence, integrity and respect – we strive to be forward-looking and innovative, to welcome people with diverse perspectives and talents, and to earn trust by living up to our commitments and by clearly explaining the intent of our policies and actions.  



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


  1. Current CV;  
  2. Official or unofficial transcripts of your post-secondary academic record; and 
  3. Instead of a cover letter, we ask that you answers the following questions:

Question 1: Tell us about yourself, your family, and/or your community

Question 2: Why have you decided to pursue a Post-Secondary education in your field of study? 

Question 3: What are some of your past challenges and successes that you will be building from in the future?

Question 4: What are your plans for when you graduate and how could a work placement help you on your way? 


*If the above documents are not submitted at time of applications, you will be disqualified.

About the scholarship program
These CAD $8,000 scholarships are awarded to assist students with disabilities, Indigenous, LGBTQ2S+, Francophone and those who identify as a member of a visible minority group or racialized group to help remove barriers to education and support greater diversity in our workforce.


In addition to the award, successful candidates may be offered a work opportunity at the Bank, with mentorship by a Bank employee.


To be considered for one of these scholarships, you must:

  • be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident
  • be pursuing post-secondary studies (University or College) - either full-time or part-time - in a field related to the Bank’s work, including:
    • Economics and Finance: economics, computer science, mathematics or statistics, commerce or business administration with a finance major
    • Administration and Operations: financial services, administration and business, project management, human resources, accounting, communications and web development, internal audit, currency production, knowledge and information management, security
    • Information Technology and Cyber Security: software development, network engineering, solution architecture, project management, business analysis, cyber security
  • have an overall average grade of 70 percent or higher
  • must be enrolled in a post-secondary institution for fall 2023


Additional information

  • English or French essential
  • Security level required: