De Beers Group Scholarship for Canadian Women


De Beers Group Scholarships for Canadian Women


The De Beers Group Scholarships for Canadian Women are proudly offered by De Beers Group in partnership with UN Women through the HeForShe Thematic Champion Initiative. The awards were created to promote the inclusion of women, especially from Indigenous communities, in post-secondary education.

There are a total of nine (9) awards available through the De Beers Group Scholarships for Canadian Women. All nine awards are valued at $4,800 USD.

To be eligible for any of the nine awards, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • All applicants must be a Canadian citizen or have permanent residence status in Canada.
  • All applicants must be female.
  • All applicants must be entering their first-year of an undergraduate program at an accredited institution.
  • All applicants must be entering a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) or STEM-related program.

Please note that preference will be given to Indigenous women or women of Indigenous descent, as well as to women who are from Northern Ontario, Southern Alberta, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.

The application deadline is June 1, 2019 at 11:59PM ET.