BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Eduction Scholarship

The future of banking starts with you. The BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship can help you do big things. Lime Connect is pleased to be an Equity Through Education partner of BMO Capital Markets to provide scholarships for students with disabilities. Launched in 2005, Equity Through Education helps people achieve their dreams by getting the opportunity to develop themselves through education, and the program builds a diverse workforce.


Annual Amount

Selected recipients will receive $10,000USD (students in the US) or $5,000USD (students in Canada) to support their future studies.

Additional Selection Criteria

Eligibility Requirements:

2019 Scholarship Applicants must match the following criteria:

  • A current undergraduate or graduate student at a four-year university in the United States or Canada (graduate program itself, e.g., business school, may be shorter in length)
  • Continuing studies as a full-time student in Fall 2019 with a minimum 40% course load
  • Pursuing a degree in business/commerce, computer science, engineering, math, physics, statistics or a related discipline
  • Interested in a career in Financial Services with a focus on Capital Markets preferred
  • A person with a (visible or non-visible) disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring, issue that impacts one or more major activities that others may consider to be a daily function); this definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists. We know that 90% of disabilities on campus are invisible, and candidates with all disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Previous BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education scholars and applicants are encouraged to apply again if they remain eligible


Application Process

How to apply:

To apply, log into or join The Lime Network. There you'll find the link to our online application system where you will provide:

  • Contact and education information
  • Current copy of resume/CV
  • Copy of current university transcripts
  • Answer to an essay question related to your career goals and why you believe you should be selected as a BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholar that will help us to get to know you better, and
  • One letter of reference from a professor, advisor, supervisor, etc.

Application Deadline: Mon October 14, 2019 @ 11:59pm PT / 2:59am ET

References Deadline: Sun October 20, 2019 @ 11:59pm PT / 2:59am ET


Deadline

October 14, 2019

For the application or more information go to:
https://www.limeconnect.com/programs/page/bmo-capital-markets-lime-connect-equity-through-education-scholarship