Financial institution of Canada pronounces scholarship winners for 2021-2022

The Bank of Canada is pleased to announce the winners of its scholarships to support students from diverse groups: people with disabilities, Aboriginal people and people who identify as women or members of a visible minority or racial group. We know that diversity and inclusion are key to our success as an influential central bank. A more inclusive economy is a bigger and more prosperous economy. That’s why our scholarships aim to inspire Canadians from diverse backgrounds to further their education and consider a career in a field related to the Bank’s work.

Here are the 2021-2022 winners:

  • Allison Leegraduate student in economics, majoring in finance at McGill University
  • Ashna Zamanhe holds a degree in financial mathematics and economics from the University of Ottawa
  • Bradley Bonnerstudent of business administration degree at St. Lawrence College
  • Claudiane Boulangergraduated from the integrated graduate study of economics and mathematics at Laval University
  • Dawson TrimmerBachelor of Business Administration student majoring in Accounting at Cape Breton University
  • Delilah Fisherin Business Administration from the University of Regina
  • Donya Ashnaeistudent in the combined law degree and economics master’s program at the University of Toronto
  • Harlee Melinchukgraduated in economics with a BA with a concentration in mathematics from the University of St. Francis Xavier
  • Kate WaslenHe holds a BA in Applied Economics (minor in French and Spanish) from Queen’s University
  • Kyra Carmichaelholds an Honors Degree in Economics (Minor Mathematics) from the University of Ottawa
  • Linnea Dalviin Economics with a BSc in Finance from the University of Victoria
  • Parsa Mahmudin economics and public policy from the University of Toronto
  • Shingai Magumbestudent in computer science at Algonquin College
  • Yilin Rengraduate student in 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 for editors

  • Winners of the Bank’s general scholarships in the period 2021-2022. they receive $4,000 per year for up to four years. The scholarships are intended to help Canadian students with a disability, who are Aboriginal, or who identify as members of a visible minority or racial group, to pay tuition at a recognized educational institution. Each scholarship provides support for tuition fees as well as the possibility of doing an internship at the Bank.
  • In 2022, the Bank is expanding its post-secondary scholarship program. Indeed, starting this year, French-speaking students and those who identify as members of the LGBTQ2S+ community will be eligible for this $8,000 scholarship. Winners may also be offered employment with the Bank and the opportunity to be mentored by a staff member of the institution.
  • Recipients of the Master’s Scholarship for Female Economics or Finance Students must have an undergraduate degree issued by a Canadian university or have begun the last two years of courses leading to this degree and identify as female. In addition to the $10,000 scholarship, winners may be offered a job opportunity at the Bank and the opportunity to be mentored by a member of the institution’s staff.
  • To discover all the opportunities available to students, visit our website.

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