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Indigenous Student Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships

Humber provides assistance to Indigenous students in meeting the costs of their tuition and living expenses while studying full-time or part-time. Students are also encouraged to visit Humber’s Indigenous Education & Engagement website, which offers a wide range of academic, personal, cultural and career support services.

Humber offers a variety of bursaries and scholarships for Indigenous students:

Indigenous Student Bursary

Please email to request the Indigenous Student Bursary application.

Métis Nation of Ontario

Please email to request an application in mid-October.

Wigwamen Scholarship

Please email to request an application in mid-October.


Complete one application to be considered for all of Indspire's post-secondary bursaries, scholarships, and awards.

Entrance and In-course Scholarships

Canada Post Awards for Indigenous Students

Criteria: Awarded to Canadian and a member of a First Nation, Métis or Inuit community who has never received this award in the past and (a) been out of school for 1 year or more and is returning or (b) has already returned to school and completed 1 full year of studies.
Value: $2,000
Deadline: August 31

Ontario Power Generation John Wesley Beaver Memorial Award

Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Any Indigenous student pursuing minimum 2-year program with a potential to lead to a career in the electricity/energy industry with a focus on Engineering, Science & Technology. Recipients of this award will be eligible and may be considered for a paid work term/placement at Ontario Power Generation.
Value: 2 x $4,000
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1

RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program

Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Awarded to Aboriginal students who are status Indian, Non-status Indian, Inuit or Métis, majoring in disciplines related or unrelated to the financial service industry.
Value: 10 x $4,000
Deadline: February 28