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BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship for Students with Disabilities






Applications are open. Deadline to apply is Sunday, September 17th. 
 Selections will be made in the fall.

A place to be more. 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.

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

Eligibility Requirements:

Applications for the 2017 scholarship are open as of Friday, May 19th - log into or join The Lime Network to apply. The deadline to apply is Sunday, September 17th. References due by Sunday, September 24th.

  • A current undergraduate or graduate student at a four-year university in the United States or Canada (graduate program itself, i.e., business school, may be shorter in length)
  • Continuing studies as a full-time student in Fall 2018 with a minimum 40% course load
  • Pursuing a degree in business/commerce, 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 invisible) 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
  • (Note: previous BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education scholars and applicants are encouraged to apply again if they are eligible!)

To Apply:

  • 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.

About The BMO Capital Markets Equity Through Education initiative:

Equity Through Education is a charitable initiative aimed at creating a more diverse workplace by offering support to help people realize their educational ambitions by giving them opportunities they might not otherwise have. On one day each year all North American institutional equity trading commissions are donated to organizations dedicated to the education of bright and deserving individuals. To date, Equity Through Education has raised C$17.9 million (US$15.7 million). This translates into assistance to over 3,000 students through scholarships, bursaries and job search strategy forums. Lime Connect is proud to have been selected as an Equity Through Education partner in 2011.

BMO Capital Markets is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By embracing diversity we gain strength through our people and our perspectives.

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2016 BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship!

Albert Appouh, Rutgers State University
Ahmad Bazzi, University of Toronto
Dominique Boudreau, University of Laval
Varun Chandrak, University of Toronto
Haley Daniels, Mount Royal University
Kathleen Davis, University of Chicago
Michael Enquist, Simon Fraser University
Nate Grenko, Penn Stae University
Carson Kennedy, Queen's University
Vinson Lee, Queen's University
Waseem Manan, University of Toronto
Esmeralda Murray, Syracuse University 
Kartik Sawney, Stanford University
Khojinur Usmonov, City University of New York

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