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The Indigenous Student Bursary

Each year Indigenous students can apply for one of the approximately 12 Indigenous Student Bursaries.

Applications for the 2019/2020 Indigenous Student Bursary are now open

Deadline to apply is January 26th at 11:59pm

If you require assistance with your application please contact your Indigenous Student Advisor.

Are you Eligible?

To be eligible for this bursary you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be a student with Indigenous ancestry. (Indigenous ancestry includes First Nations, Inuit, and Metis. Proof of status is NOT required.)
  • You must demonstrate a financial need. (A financial information page is part of the application.)
  • You must be an Ontario resident. (To be considered an Ontario resident, you must have lived in Ontario for 12 consecutive months before becoming a full-time post-secondary student.)
  • You must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident/Protected Person.

St. Lawrence College Scholarships and Bursaries

The Indigenous Student Bursary is a different application than the bursaries you can apply to through St. Lawrence College Scholarships and Bursaries.

Indspire Building Brighter Futures Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards

Indspire helps thousands of Indigenous students complete their education through financial support. We can help you, too!

Apply today. Application Deadlines: August 1, November 1, and February 1


Indspire informational flyer (pdf)

Other Indigenous Funding Opportunities

The Indigenous Bursaries Search Tool is a searchable list of more than 680 bursaries, scholarships and incentives across Canada, offered by governments, universities and colleges, private and public companies, individual Canadians, organizations, and others.

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