RBC Black History Month Student Essay Competition
Three scholarships will be awarded and include a first, second and third prize winner. The essay consists of writing in 750 words or less how black Canadians have contributed toward the heritage of Canada. The essay can include discussion about the achievements of Black Canadians. Essays will be judged by content, organization of thoughts, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
The scholarship competition is held every year during Black History Month to encourage students to learn more about the contributions and achievements of Black Canadians. In addition to a scholarship, the first prize winner receives a Me to We trip to
Ghana. The trip covers all expenses, including airfare, meals and activity fess. They will also receive language lessons and training in leadership skills.
Royal Bank of Canada was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. They are a leading financial services company in North America. In addition, they are dedicated to providing programs that improve the lives of children and youth.
The deadline for this scholarship is usually in DECEMBER of each year, and the award amount is usually $1,500 - $5,000.
For more details, visit www.rbc.com/essay/