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The RBC® Black History Month Student Essay Competition

We're proud that Black History Month has become an important time to recognize the contributions black Canadians have made to our country. If you are a student applying to college or university, tell us your story of how one or more black Canadians have helped define Canada's diverse heritage and identity through their specific achievements and contributions.

We're Giving Away 30 Scholarships

including three Grand Prizes:

First Prize

$5,000 Scholarship

Second Prize

$2,500 Scholarship

Third Prize

$1,500 Scholarship

How to Submit Your Essay

Email your essay and signed Parent/Guardian Waiver Form to:

Your essay must be 750 words or less and submitted on or before Friday December 7, 2018.

Competition Rules
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