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RBC Royal Bank Scholarships

Welcome to the RBC Students Leading Change Scholarship

We are excited to announce the launch of this year’s scholarship program. The RBC Students Leading Change Scholarship recognizes students who are pursuing their post-secondary education and are committed to making a difference by being a leader of positive change in their community. Each scholarship recipient will receive financial support of $10,000 to go towards their tuition. Please see terms and conditions for full details.

Which RBC Royal Bank® Scholarship is right for you?

We recognize it takes a combination of both hard work and educational funding for most students to achieve their goals. That’s why we’ve developed a diverse set of scholarship programs worth over $500,000 a year to help address the critical need for student funding across Canada. Please review the chart below to see which scholarship is right for you.


RBC Royal Bank Scholarships Application Deadlines Scholarship Details Eligibility Get Started
RBC Students Leading Change Scholarship Open: November 29, 2016 15 awards of $10,000 each Students who will be attending a Canadian post-secondary institution in fall 2017

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RBC Royal Bank Scholarship for Aboriginals Please check back in December 2016 10 awards worth up to $4,000 each academic year for two to four years Status and non-status Indians, Inuit or Métis pursuing post-secondary education

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RBC Black History Month Student Essay Competition December 9, 2016 30 awards in total:
1 for $5,000
1 for $2,500
1 for $1,500
27 for $500
High School students in Grade 12 who will be attending a Canadian post-secondary institution in fall 2017

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Scholarship Program for the Children of RBC Employees Please check back in February 2017 Up to 100 awards of $2,500 each Children of eligible RBC Employees Learn More
The RBC Capital Markets Scholarship for Women Please check back in March 2017 4 awards worth $5,000 each PLUS a summer analyst position with RBC Capital Markets in Toronto or New York City Female students heading into their 3rd year of undergraduate studies in a business, economics or engineering program at a Canadian university Learn More