Who can apply

The bursary is open to students residing in Canada who are:

Applicants must:

  • identify as a member of a visible minorityFootnote 1, an Indigenous person (First Nations, Inuit or Métis Nation) and/or a person with a disabilityFootnote 2
  • be a student at a Canadian postsecondary institution in a program preparing you for a career in library or archives

What types of programs are eligible?

The following list is not exhaustive and is meant as a guide for students wishing to apply. Students may apply and make the case for eligibility of their program, if it is not included in the list but clearly leads to a career in libraries and archives. Should you have any questions about your program, please contact the Price McIntosh Bursary.

  • Information Studies
  • Library Studies
  • Archival Studies
  • Library and Information Technology
  • Technical Library Studies
  • Technical Archival Studies

Other programs

It is okay if your program is not on the list above. If your program clearly leads to a career in libraries or archives, you can apply for the bursary. If you have any questions, please reach out to: bourse-bursary@bac-lac.gc.ca.