BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship

About this Award: 

The future of banking starts with you. 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.


Applicants are also encouraged to apply for the BMO Capital Markets Summer Internship program. Please see the separate links located in the application for US and Canadian students.



$10,000 USD (students in the US) or $5,000 USD (students in Canada)


Number of Awards Available: 




***UPDATE - The 2022 application period is now closed for this scholarship. Please check back in December of 2022 for information regarding the 2023 award.***


Region of Study: 

Canada; United States


Level of Study: 

Undergraduate; Graduate


Eligibility : 

Must meet the following criteria during year of application:

• A current undergraduate or graduate student at a four-year university in the United States or Canada (graduate program itself, e.g., business school, may be shorter in length)

• Continuing studies as a full-time student in the fall semester of the forthcoming academic year, with a minimum 40% course load

• Pursuing a degree in business/commerce, computer science, 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 non-visible) 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. Candidates with all disabilities, visible and invisisble, are encouraged to apply

• Previous BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education scholars and applicants are encouraged to apply again if they remain eligible


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