The RBC Foundation Green Skills Scholarship

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Amount: $5,000

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • Permanent Resident


  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management


  • School of Graduate Studies

In partnership with Universities Canada, the RBC Foundation Green Skills Scholarship aims to support adult learners (25+) who are interested in returning to education to achieve their goal of developing innovative solutions for pressing environmental challenges. The scholarship encourages and inspires the development of new pathways in five greening sectors of the Canadian economy:

  • Buildings and construction
  • Agriculture and food production
  • Transportation
  • Waste management and recycling
  • Renewable energy.

Value: 40 scholarships  valued at $5,000

Deadline: July 23rd at 1pm EST


To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada; or have proof of status as a Protected Person or Convention Refugee from Immigration and Citizenship Canada (claimants are not eligible).
  • Be an adult learner over the age of 25 who is starting or returning to post-secondary studies to develop innovative solutions to pressing environmental challenges.
  • Must be active in the workforce or seeking employment (must not be retired).
  • Must be entering or enrolled in part-time or full-time studies at the Master's degree (course-based or research-based), Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Diploma, Technical Diploma, or Post-Graduate Certificate levels in an eligible field of study

Applicants pursuing a course-based or research-based Master's degree must not have completed or graduated or been enrolled in studies leading to a degree or diploma within the past two years. 

For more information and application, please visit the RBC Foundation