The Bank of Canada is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of its scholarship awards for students with disabilities, Indigenous students, LGBTQ2S+ students, francophones and students who identify as a woman or as a member of a visible minority or racialized group. We know that diversity and inclusion are core to our success as a leading central bank. A more inclusive economy is a bigger economy—a more prosperous economy. That is why our scholarships are designed to encourage Canadians from diverse backgrounds to further their education and consider employment in fields related to the work of the Bank.
The 2022–23 award recipients are as follows:
- Adam Snyder, pursuing a Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Finance at the University of Oregon
- Ameen Alnaser, pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce at the Asper School of Business
- Brandon Montour, pursuing a Bachelor of Civil Law at McGill University
- Chanya Chawla, pursuing a Master of Economics at the University of British Colombia
- Gabrielle Beaulieu, completing a Bachelor of Commerce at Queen’s University
- Hilary Dulcinee Dondji Akazong, pursuing a bachelor‘s degree in financial mathematics and economics at the University of Ottawa
- Madison Cosens, enrolled in a human resources and organizational behaviour program at the University of Winnipeg
- Jamal Dumas, pursuing a master’s degree at the University of Oxford
- Jenna Rolland-Mills, completed a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Guelph
- Jérémy Laganière, completing a bachelor’s degree in economics at Université de Montréal
- Jody Thompson, enrolled in the cybersecurity analyst program at Willis College
- Joyce Fung, pursuing a Master of Information at the University of Toronto
- Komeyl Foladi, pursuing a diploma in accounting and finance at Dawson College
- Maëlle Pierre-Denis, pursuing a Master of Financial Economics at the University of Toronto
- Malavika Selvaraj, pursuing a master’s degree in economics at the University of Toronto
- Mallory Long, completing a Bachelor of Science at St. Francis Xavier University
- Nikki Guo, pursuing a Bachelor of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo
- Victoria Fernandes, completing a business administration program at Western University
Notes for editors
- The 2022–23 recipients of the Bank’s Scholarship Award for Post-Secondary Students receive Can$8,000. The award is intended to assist Canadian students with disabilities, Indigenous students, LGBTQ2S+ students, francophones and students who identify as a woman or as a member of a visible minority or racialized group with tuition at an accredited academic institution. Successful candidates may be offered a work opportunity at the Bank, with mentorship by a Bank employee.
- Recipients of the Master’s Scholarship Award for Women in Economics and Finance must have completed or be in the final two years of an undergraduate degree at a Canadian university and self-identify as a woman. In addition to the award of Can$10,000, successful candidates may be offered a work opportunity at the Bank, with mentorship by a Bank employee.
- For more information on all opportunities for students, please visit our webpage.