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RPIA ACE Program

Academic & Community Empowerment

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About the RPIA ACE Program


The RPIA ACE Program stands for Academic & Community Empowerment and aims to provide a wealth of opportunities to disenfranchised groups either through academic or community-driven initiatives. The program will focus on nurturing the next generation of leaders in Canada through a variety of programs including scholarships, internships, mentorship, and financial literacy. As a firm, we are committed to empowering and nurturing the unlimited potential in our community.

The RPIA ACE Scholarship Program

 

Rotman Commerce, University of Toronto

RPIA ACE Scholarship in Rotman Commerce

$5,000 per year for a non-renewable expendable scholarship awarded to an upper-year student who self-identifies as either Black or Indigenous to Canada in the Rotman Commerce Program at the University of Toronto.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You self-identify as Black or Indigenous to Canada
  • You are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada
  • You are an upper-year student in Rotman Commerce at the University of Toronto
  • You maintain good academic standing in your program
  • Although not required, preference is given to students with an interest and/or completed coursework in Finance

Application Deadline: January 2023 (now closed)

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University of Victoria

RPIA ACE Finance Award for BIPOC Students

$5,000 per year for a non-renewable expendable scholarship awarded to a third- or fourth-year undergraduate student who self-identifies as either Black or Indigenous to Canada.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You self-identify as Black or Indigenous to Canada
  • You are a third or fourth-year student in an undergraduate program at the University of Victoria
  • You are interested in pursuing a career in the finance industry
  • You maintain good academic standing in your program (minimum 3.0 GPA)
  • Preference is given to students with demonstrated financial need

Application Deadline: May 31, 2023 (now open)

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Upcoming Initiatives

 

RPIA ACE Internship

A 4-month Portfolio Management summer internship for a student attending a Toronto business school with the opportunity to shadow other teams and work on an innovation team project.

Applications for the Summer 2023 Term are now closed.

Summer 2023 Portfolio Management Intern Job Description

 

 

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I am very excited about the launch of the RPIA ACE Program! Giving back to the community has always been an important part of our culture, and I can't wait to see how we can impact young people in Canada and empower them to become strong leaders.

– Richard Pilosof, Principal & CEO