Master’s Scholarship Award for Women in Economics and Finance (Ottawa (Downtown), ON, CA)
City : Calgary
Category : Other
Industry : Banking/Financial
Employer : Bank of Canada
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The Bank of Canada values the contributions of women in Economics and Finance. The goals of the Master’s Scholarship Award is to promote among women the pursuit of graduate studies in Economics and Finance and to proactively contribute to building a gender-balanced talent pool for these professions in central banking.
Under the Master’s Scholarship Award, up to five women will be granted a scholarship of $10,000 CAD. Successful candidates may be offered summer employment or internship between their years of study, or term employment as a Research Assistant following the completion of their undergraduate degree (for those who choose to gain work experience before undertaking their graduate studies).
In addition, recipients will benefit from mentorship by a Bank employee, as well as the possibility to attend a learning event (lecture, conference, networking event, etc.) related to central banking, economics and/or finance.
Recipients may have the option of working at the Bank’s Head Office in Ottawa or at one of the regional offices in Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, or Vancouver.
Application Deadlines and Disbursement of Scholarships
Applications and supporting documents must be received by 23:59 Eastern Time on October 16, 2022.
The $10,000 CAD is disbursed in one instalment once the recipient shows proof of registration in a Master’s Program in Economics or Finance at a degree granting institution.
Students in the final two years of an undergraduate program maintaining an average of 70 per cent or higher, or those who have completed an undergraduate degree with an overall average of 70 per cent or higher, are can apply. Women currently enrolled in a Master’s program in Economics or Finance are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
You must also:
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
- Self-identify as a woman;
You must submit all the following documentation with your online application:
- Official transcript of undergraduate academic record to date, or proof of completion of an undergraduate program with official transcript;
- Current CV/resume;
- A personal statement (500 words or less) that includes reflections on:
- Your reasons for pursuing further education in Economics or Finance.
- What you are hoping to gain from the Scholarship and work experience.
- Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents
- Security level required: Be eligible to obtain Reliability or Secret
- There will be no relocation assistance provided
Remote work / Hybrid Work Model #LI-Remote
The Bank is conducting a trial of a hybrid working model which provides employees with the flexibility to telework for significant portions of each month. During the trial, employees will be expected to come onsite on those days when they are involved in activities that they or their leader feel are better conducted in person and to build connections with colleagues. For the majority of employees, it is expected that onsite time will range from 5 to 10 days per month, depending on your role. You must live in Canada, and within reasonable commuting distance of the office.
Please note that the application of the Bank’s Covid-19 Vaccination policy has been temporarily suspended, effective June 20, 2022. As a result, you will not be required to submit verification of your vaccination status before starting employment with the Bank. However, please note that the Bank reserves the right to reintroduce vaccination requirements in the future if necessary to respond to changing public health advice andor government direction.
We strive to make our policies, programs and workplace more inclusive, respectful and barrier-free. We encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples, veterans, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.