RBC Capital Markets is committed to fostering workplace diversity and supporting women in the capital markets industry. Through this scholarship, we aim to recognize and reward outstanding Canadian female undergraduate business, engineering and economics students who are interested in pursuing a career in banking and finance.



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Click Here To Apply! Deadline: Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at 6:00PM EST.

Scholarship Details

  • The RBC Capital Markets Scholarship for Women will offer up to four scholarships per year, in the amount of C$5,000 each for students in their 3rd year of studies.
  • Scholarship recipients will also receive an offer of employment for a summer analyst position at RBC Capital Markets in our Toronto or New York office (1 position available). Visit campus.rbccm.com to learn more about our opportunities.
  • Scholarship recipients will be paired with a senior professional from RBC Capital Markets, who will serve as a contact and mentor.

Eligible Candidate Requirements

  • Canadian Citizen
  • Female students in their 2nd year of full-time undergraduate studies, enrolled in a business, engineering or economics program at a university in Canada
  • Intending to continue their full-time undergraduate studies for their 3rd year
  • Minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA/80%, or equivalent, diverse extra-curricular participation, and community involvement

Application Process

Candidates must submit the following:  

  • A 300 word personal essay in support of their candidacy, explaining why the applicant is interested in a career in banking and finance.
  • A current resume
  • Unofficial transcripts of the applicant’s academic record

To apply, please click here.


Selection Process

Shortlisted application will be invited to participate in a telephone or in-person interview at our Toronto office. All pre-approved travel expenses will be paid by RBC Capital Markets.


Scholarship recipients will be announced in the early Fall 2016.


Congratulations to the following 2015 winners:

  • Jamie Wood from Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Sofia Zhong from Queen’s University
  • Ruhama Quadir from York University - Schulich

Congratulations to the following 2014 winners:

  • Megan Zingel from Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Ellen Bode from Dalhousie University
  • Emilija Davidovic from McGill University
  • Jessica Lomazzo from University of Ottawa (transferring to Ivey Business School September 2014)

See official Scholarship Terms and Conditions