RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program

Since 1992, RBC has been helping Indigenous students complete their post-secondary education with the RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program.

Each year, 10 scholarships are awarded.

Awards of up to $4,000 will be granted to selected students to use towards tuition, textbooks, supplies and living expenses for each academic year for a period of 2 - 4 years.


To be eligible to apply to the RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program you must meet the following criteria:

  • You are of Indigenous descent (Status Indian, Inuit or Métis)
  • You are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada
  • You have applied or are currently attending an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada
  • You maintain a full course load that leads to a recognized degree, certificate or diploma
  • You have at least two years remaining in your post-secondary studies as of September 2017
  • You require financial assistance to pursue your education

For a complete list of eligibility requirement visit: RBC website.

Applications and supporting documents are to be received by RBC by 11:59 pm EST on Feb 28, 2017.

How to Apply:

  • Your application package must include:
  • A fully completed application form
  • A copy of your most current transcript
  • A letter of recommendation from a teacher, employer, or member of your community

Apply by fax, mail or online

Fax:            1-866-626-3358

Mail:            RBC Aboriginal Student Awards

C/O Aboriginal Link
PO Box 50058, 17-2595 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB
R2V 4W3 

Online:         Online Application  

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Mac users should use the printable PDF and submit it by fax or mail.

If you have any questions about the program, please email aboriginalstudentawards@rbc.com.

Note: Applications will not be accepted via email.