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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 learn more.

Wigwamen Scholarship

Please email to learn more.


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