Applications for the 2019 Indigenous Business Student Bursaries are now closed.

Applications for the 2020 Indigenous Business Student Bursaries will be accepted from September 2019 to January 31, 2020.

Indigenous Business Student Bursaries

Annually ACU awards four bursaries of $2,000 to students of Indigenous Ancestry who are enrolled in a post-secondary business program or already studying in a business program at a post-secondary institution.

When can I apply for a Bursary?

Applications for Indigenous Business Student Bursaries are accepted annually from September to the January 31 deadline. Applications submitted after the deadline are not accepted or considered.

What are the requirements?

  • Individuals applying must be of Indigenous ancestry
  • Enrolled in a post-secondary business program or are already studying in a business program
  • A minimum of three courses
  • Academic performance
  • Financial need
  • Community involvement

When are successful applicants notified?

Bursaries for students studying in a post-secondary business program are awarded by April 2019.

How to Apply

Download the application form. Complete the application, include cover letter, resume and transcript with your application.

Submit completed application:

  • By email: peoplesolutions@assiniboine.mb.ca
  • By fax: 204.478.5525
  • By mail:
    Assiniboine Credit Union — People Solutions: Bursary Program
    6th floor, 200 Main Street, Box 2, Station Main
    Winnipeg, MB R3C 2G1


Please email:

or contact:
Marilyn at 204.258.3413
Teghan at 204.258.3340

Why does ACU award bursaries to Indigenous Students?

ACU values Diversity and Inclusion and seeks a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve.

ACU is committed to the 92nd Call to Action, to ensure Indigenous peoples have equitable access to jobs, training, and education, opportunities in the corporate sector.


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