The Mature Student Bursary is awarded to five (5) Indigenous mature students pursuing a post-secondary education, in the amount of $2,000 (each)

Eligibility Requirements

To be considered for the award, applicants must fully complete and submit the application before the deadline showing how they meet the following requirements:

  Currently pursuing post-secondary studies in Ottawa;
  Be an Indigenous person 30 years of age or over;
  Demonstrate financial need;
✓  Be a resident of Ottawa (National Capital Region).

You will need to download the following application documents:

Application deadline: December 31, 2022 – 11:59 PM EST

Applications may be accepted by:

Email: Scan the application and supporting documents as one PDF file and email to Hayley Lang at

Submission in person: The application and supporting documents may be dropped off  at 299 Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ontario during regular business hours.