Scholarship and Mentorship Program
for Black students
We're committed to creating a more equitable and inclusive environment for Black professionals, ensuring they feel a genuine sense of belonging and can fulfill their full potential.
Applications are currently closed.

Picture this: a scholarship that not only eases the financial burden but also opens doors to career-shaping experiences. That's what PwC Canada's Scholarship and Mentorship program for Black students is all about.

What is included in this scholarship?

Up to ten (10) scholarships available.
Each scholarship is for C$5,000.
Scholarship recipients will be paired with a professional from PwC Canada who’ll provide mentorship and coaching for one year.
Scholarship recipients will receive an optional offer of paid employment at PwC Canada for either a summer internship or co-op role.


Scholarships are open to post-secondary students who:
  • Are Black.
  • Demonstrate our five PwC Professional attributes.
  • Studying accounting and/or business, seeking careers in Assurance and/or Tax and planning to pursue their Canadian CPA.
  • Enrolled in post-secondary education at a Canadian accredited institution (full-time or part-time).
  • In 1st, 2nd or 3rd year with an expected graduation in December 2025 or later.
  • For optional employment offer, must be eligible to work in Canada for the intended duration of the offer/contract presented. Students must be returning to school following their internship or co-op to be eligible. Acceptance of position is optional and won’t impact receipt of scholarship.

Selection process

  • Apply to the scholarship posting. For more information on these areas and the type of employment opportunities we offer, visit our Careers page
  • Complete an online application including a games based assessment, and upload your resume and unofficial transcript. No cover letter is required.
  • Successful candidates will be invited to a final interview which may take place in one of our offices or virtually and are as much about us getting to know you as they’re about you getting to know us.
  • Successfully completing the live interview will lead to a scholarship and employment offer for either a summer internship or co-op role in Assurance or Tax.
Olivia Nuamah

“Inclusion and Diversity is at the core of our brand at PwC. This means that we care about authenticity and, importantly, that you feel able to bring yourself to work. Everything that we in Inclusion & Diversity at PwC do is centered on creating a healthy workplace environment where you can grow being who you are.”

Olivia Nuamah, National Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging Leader

Here is what our scholarship recipients have to say

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To those thinking of applying, my advice is: go for it. This opportunity is more than just financial aid; it's a journey of personal and professional discovery.
Ousmane 2023 Scholarship Recipient
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This is the ideal offer for any student fresh out of college; a job, a mentor and some financial aid. My mentor assisted me in setting my goals and provided me with guidance on how to achieve them.
Maimouna 2022 Scholarship Recipient
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The entire program has been life-changing. It provided financial support and afforded me the opportunity to connect with some really amazing PwC professionals that supported me and provided guidance along the way.
2022 Scholarship Recipient
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One of my biggest dreams was to work at PwC Canada and now it's finally coming to fruition! Not only did the Scholarship and Mentorship Program allow me to achieve my dream, but it also helped me to pay a huge portion of my second-term tuition.
2022 Scholarship Recipient
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The offer was just perfect: three opportunities in one! The scholarship came not only with the financial support for my studies, but also with an optional job offer and a mentoring program from PwC Canada.
2021 Scholarship Recipient
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I found the application and interviewing process so smooth and designed to really let each student display the shining parts of their personalities. The best advice I could give to someone applying for this program is to be confident in yourself.
2021 Scholarship Recipient

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