YMP Scholarships

The Young Mining Professionals Scholarship Fund was established by the Young Mining Professionals group to help fund and promote mining and mining-related education to the next generation of mining entrepreneurs in Canada.

Head over to our Scholarship section to find out more!

New Scholarships Announced

IAMGOLD Corporation has partnered with YMP Scholarships to fund two new Côté Gold scholarships valued at $5,000 each to Canadian students in a mining-related program. Scholarship details and submission instructions are featured in the link below.

The Northern Miner features the YMP TOP10

YMP Scholarship’s 2020 winners were recently featured in a half page spread in The Northern Miner’s November 5th issue!

Click the link below to read the article in a free digital edition on the Norther Miner website.

Young Mining Professionals announces 2020 scholarship winners



Thank you to all those who applied this year! Among hundreds of applicants, ten winners were selected for scholarships ranging from $1K to $10K. A huge thank you to our supportive sponsors who continue to invest in the next generation of top mining professionals. Navigate to our feature scholarships page to learn about this year’s hard working recipients.


Throughout the summer, students enrolled in a mining-related program at a Canadian post-secondary institution for 2020/21 school year had the opportunity to apply for the Lottery Scholarship fund. Names were drawn at random to win 33 $500 scholarships over 16 weeks. Thanks to our sponsors and applicants for making the first Lottery Scholarship a success. Learn more about some of our winners by reading more!

Where are they now?


We keep in touch with all our scholarship recipients to stay current with their academic and career achievements. Check out our feature page to explore past scholarship winners through the link below or in the main menu!