The BMO Financial Group Diversity Scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate students based on their academic performance and financial need. Applicants must be part of a traditionally under-represented group, such as women, visible minorities, international students, students with disabilities and aboriginal students.
All students are eligible to apply, and up to 15 awards of $1,000 or $2,500 are destributed each year.
A) Must be from traditionally underrepresented groups including women, visible minorities, international students, students with disabilities and aboriginal students.
B) Must be officially enrolled in a four-year full-time undergraduate degree program at Ryerson University.
C) Students entering first year (during the 2015-16 academic year) with a minimum average of 80% in 6 U/M credits or equivalent will be considered for a $1,000 or $2,500 scholarship; students must have been full-time secondary school students during the
previous 2014-15 academic year. Deadline: October 1, 2015. Scholarships will be deposited directly to studentsí tuition fees RAMMS account.
D) Students enrolled in second or third year (during the 2015-16 academic year) with a minimum 1.67 cumulative grade point average and a clear academic standing will be considered for a $1,000 or $2,500 scholarship. Deadline: March 1, 2016. All
scholarships awarded will be deposited directly to studentsí tuition fees, for the following academic year.
E) Demonstrated financial need reflected in the Budget Form submitted.
F) Submission of a personal letter (750 words or less) which describes both successes and challenges experienced while pursuing a postsecondary education and the importance of receiving this scholarship