CDIC Bursary

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Thursday, August 1, 2024

Amount: Varies

Type: External


  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management


  • School of Graduate Studies

Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) has partnered with Indspire's Building Brighter Futures initiative to establish a bursary program that will provide financial assistance to Indigenous women in Canada pursuing higher education. The Bursary reflects CDIC's commitment to serving Canadians through a celebration of the diversity and inclusion that our nation stands for. 

In total CDIC provides ten (10) bursaries, five of which are awarded to Indigenous students in the following fields related to the work of CDIC. These include but are not limited to:

  • Economics and Finance: economics, computer science, mathematics or statistics, commerce/business administration with a finance major.
  • Administration and Operations: financial services, administration and business, project management, human resources, communications and web, internal audit, currency production, knowledge and information management, security.
  • Information Technology and Cyber Security: software development, network engineering, solution architecture, project management, business analysis, cyber security. 

Deadlines: February 1, August 1, November 1


Applicant must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Be Status or Non-Status First Nation, Inuit, or Metis
  • Identify as a woman
  • Be pursuing post-secondary education on a full-time or part-time basis

For more information or application, please visit Indspire