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Requisition Number:  5681
Position Type:  Scholarship
Position Length: 

Various locations, CA

Closing Date:  August 8, 2021 23:59 EST

Diversity and Inclusion
As one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we offer you a superior work environment that allows you to reach your full potential both professionally and personally. 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 for students in visible minority groups

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The Bank of Canada has a vision to be “a leading central bank—dynamic, engaged and trusted—committed to a better Canada.”


The Bank’s commitment to excellence recognizes the importance of the diversity of people and ideas and endeavours to create a work environment where all employees are welcome and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.


About the Scholarship Program

Successful candidates will receive a scholarship award of $4,000 to cover tuition costs (renewable up to four years). In addition, each recipient is considered for a paid summer or part-time (throughout the year) work placement at the Bank of Canada.


For additional information and guidance on the Program, please check out our brochure.



  • You must identify as a member of a visible minority group or racialized group or as a person of colour. You may wish to consult the definitions included in Canada’s Employment Equity Act and the Canadian Race Relations Foundation.
  • You are currently enrolled as a full-time or part-time student in post secondary (university or college) or postgraduate (i.e., Master’s or PhD)
  • Overall average mark of a minimum 70 per cent
  • A Canadian citizen or permanent resident


For your application to be considered you must upload:

  • a current curriculum vitae
  • a cover letter (up to 500) about yourself, your decision to pursue your field of study and your career interests
  • official or unofficial transcripts of their undergraduate academic record. Relevant courses you have attended must be clearly identified by their course titles.


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


Additional information

  • English or French essential
  • There will be no relocation assistance provided


If  you are selected as one of the top five candidates, you will be invited to a virtual interview.   #LI-POST