CIBC Future Heroes Bursary

CIBC
Provider
Value
$2500
Deadline
May 12, 2021
Difficulty
Normal

In recognition of the legacy of healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, CIBC has invested $500,000 over two academic years (2020/2021 and 2021/2022) in the education of tomorrow’s healthcare professionals. The CIBC Future Heroes Bursary Program will inspire and support the next generation in their ambition of having a career in healthcare.

For the 2021/2022 academic year, one hundred and twenty five (125) entrance bursaries will be available to students entering into their first year of a first degree, be it a bachelor, diploma, or certificate, at an eligible institution, in an eligible program. Each scholarship will be valued at $2,500 CAD and is available for a one-year award.  Please see the list of eligible institutions and programs.

How to Apply

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be entering into full-time studies in the first year of a first degree, be it a bachelor, diploma or certificate in the 2021/2022 academic year. Students who have already studied at the post-secondary level are not eligible*;
  • Be attending an eligible institution, as identified on the program guidelines;
  • Be enrolled in an eligible program, as identified on the program guidelines;
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
  • Have a minimum cumulative average of 70% (or equivalent) over the last 3 terms of available marks**. Non-academic courses such as career or personal development related courses will not be considered.

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It is important that the individual who completes and submits the application (the applicant) is the individual who, if successful, will be the student receiving the scholarship. The applicant is considered the owner of the application and must be eligible for the scholarship as set out in the program guidelines.

Online Application:

1. Submit an online application

2. The application and supporting documentation must be submitted to Universities Canada no later than the application deadline of 1:00 PM EST, May 12, 2021.

3. Supporting documentation must be received by 1:00 PM EST, May 26, 2021.

4. Documents will be reviewed by Scholarship Partners Canada (SPC) staff to ensure all requirements have been met.

4. Receipt of applications will be acknowledged by email following processing by SPC.

5. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all supporting documents have been received and accepted by visiting https://portal.scholarshippartners.ca/welcome/CIBC_En/ to review their scholarship application status.

 (the applicant) is the individual who, if successful, will be the student receiving the scholarship. The applicant is considered the owner of the application and must be eligible for the scholarship as set out in the program guidelines.

Online Application:

1. Submit an online application

2. The application and supporting documentation must be submitted to Universities Canada no later than the application deadline of 1:00 PM EST, May 12, 2021.

3. Supporting documentation must be received by 1:00 PM EST, May 26, 2021.

4. Documents will be reviewed by Scholarship Partners Canada (SPC) staff to ensure all requirements have been met.

4. Receipt of applications will be acknowledged by email following processing by SPC.

5. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all supporting documents have been received and accepted by visiting https://portal.scholarshippartners.ca/welcome/CIBC_En/ to review their scholarship application status.

The selection of scholarship recipients is made by a committee of Canadian university and college representatives chosen by Universities Canada. CIBC exercises no influence in the adjudication process. Once complete, the selection committee’s decision is irrevocable.

 

Evaluation criteria:

  • Financial need;
  • Academic excellence;
  • Essay submission highlighting the student’s personal ambition in their chosen program and field.