Other Scholarships & Bursaries

Kathleen Blinkhorn Aboriginal Student Scholarship Fund

Each year, the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association offers five scholarships of $2,000 to Indigenous students who reside in non-profit housing in Ontario. This funding is available to help Indigenous students with their post-secondary education costs including tuition, books, technology, and transportation.

The Joseph Poitras Métis Bursary Fund

The Joseph Poitras Métis Bursary Fund was established in recognition of Joseph’s strong advocacy for educational opportunities for Métis youth.

Indspire: Building Brighter Futures

Thanks to the generosity of numerous corporate and government partners, Indspire disburses funds to Indigenous youth across Canada, covering all disciplines in funding categories: Fine Arts, Oil and Gas and Trades and Technology, Health Careers and Post-secondary Education.

The Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada

The Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada is dedicated to helping Aboriginals reach the highest standard of excellence in finance and management. 

Hydro One Awards Scholarships

Hydro One is committed to supporting First Nations, Métis and Inuit students who are interested in pursuing careers within the electricity sector. The award is granted annually to students studying in the energy industry related disciplines at a recognized university or community college. In addition to a cash award, recipients will be offered a paid work term/summer position with Hydro One. 

Government of Canada Indigenous Bursaries

The Government of Canada's Indigenous Bursaries Search Tool gives First Nations, Métis and Inuit students access to more than 750 bursaries, scholarships, and incentives for post-secondar education. 

RBC Indigenous Student Internship Program

The RBC National Indigenous Student Internship Program offers students firsthand exposure and the opportunity to get a head start in different areas at RBC such as Finance, Sales and Services, IT, Marketing, HR, etc. The Program provides a challenging but rewarding experience that will help students learn and grow along with the opportunity to receive advance full-time employment offers for those who excel in the program.

Student Work Abroad Program

Ever wanted to study or work abroad? SWAP can help! SWAP Working Holidays offers work and study abroad opportunities from the UK to the U.S. to Australia to Japan and beyond to Canadian students and youth aged 18 to 35!

Updated: March 3, 2020