What They're Looking For

  • 👤Ethnicity: Aboriginal, Inuit, Metis, or North American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 📚Program: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • 💵Financial Need

Additional Notes

  • Eligible students are First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples in Canada
  • Applicants can be full-time or part-time students attending any post-secondary STEM education program in Canada (this includes web development and coding boot camps) 
  • You must be able to provide verifiable proof of enrolment for courses beginning in Fall of 2024
  • This bursary is intended to support the student in completing their degree and will be sent directly to the institution to be deposited in the student’s university account, wherever possible
  • The selected recipient is not eligible to re-apply for this bursary in the future
  • The award cannot be deferred
  • Questions or concerns? Please send an email to [email protected] 

About Scholarship

The intention of this bursary is to improve access to technology education for Indigenous students in Canada.

This bursary is intended to support Indigenous students who demonstrate financial need. While we will ask for proof of enrolment, the recipient of the award will be chosen based on financial need, and personal statements of experience found within the application. If you have questions or concerns, please send an email to [email protected].  

Bursary artwork designed by Bloom + Brilliance  in 2022/2023

About Company

Ada's Digital Land Acknowledgement

Ada was founded on land that is the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee, and the Wendat peoples and is home to many First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. We also acknowledge that Tkaronto is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit, and the Williams Treaties signed with multiple Mississaugas and Chippewa bands.

About Ada - Visit Our Website

Ada is a fast-growing, Canadian tech company which originated in Toronto, but now employs people all over the world. The employees at Ada use AI to create brilliant chatbots for companies which want to ensure that customer interactions are great for everyone. We have been successful because we are passionate about helping businesses improve their customer interactions by solving tough problems and using AI in a safe and secure way.