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Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas and has been a supporter of Indspire and its initiatives since 1996. We are proud to partner with Indspire to remove barriers to advancement and increase access to opportunities as part of our ScotiaRISE commitment. 

Scotiabank has a long legacy of supporting Indigenous communities, holding the distinction of being the first chartered bank in Canada to open a branch in an Indigenous community. Guided by our purpose: “for every future”, we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter @Scotiabank.

Scotiabank Business and Commerce Bursary

These bursaries will be distributed to Indigenous students who are attending post-secondary institutions across Canada with demonstrated financial need with preference to students studying in Business and Commerce programs. Although demonstrated financial need will be the primary consideration, other factors may also be considered such as involvement in and contribution to the community as a whole; and demonstrated academic merit.

Awards Criteria

Awards Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1
Program of Study: Preference to students studying in Business and Commerce programs
Level of Study: Any
Indigenous Affiliation: Any